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Old 11-14-2017, 12:36 AM   #31
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I removed the dampener... maybe a bad idea haha. I've got a power bleeder so I'll use it properly next time and run a ton of fluid through it quick and it should get all the air out.
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Old 11-20-2017, 02:16 PM   #32
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Got the clutch working this weekend. It turns out that no matter what bleeding tool I used nothing beat just having someone pump the clutch while I let out the pressure.

However, I keep getting air in the brakes. It looks like air is coming in from somewhere IN the master cylinder, I can see it bubbling up in the reservoir. It also makes this noise while you're pushing the brakes. We bled them for about an hour and it improved for a while and then got bad again. I think the master is toast or at least needs new seals.

So close but yet so far!
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Old 11-20-2017, 04:00 PM   #33
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Got the clutch working this weekend. It turns out that no matter what bleeding tool I used nothing beat just having someone pump the clutch while I let out the pressure.

However, I keep getting air in the brakes. It looks like air is coming in from somewhere IN the master cylinder, I can see it bubbling up in the reservoir. It also makes this noise while you're pushing the brakes. We bled them for about an hour and it improved for a while and then got bad again. I think the master is toast or at least needs new seals.

So close but yet so far!
Master cylinder replacement is your best bet and its cheap.
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Old 11-21-2017, 04:42 PM   #34
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Suggestion...
It's not a good idea to skimp on brakes... Doh.
A master is relatively cheap.
https://www.ebay.com/itm/New-Brake-M...VZ6SDo&vxp=mtr

This is a NEW unit.

As far as the rest of the system, the calipers and wheel cylinders go bad in 2 ways... they either leak or are frozen.
I have a set of used calipers from a conversion to dual piston calipers I did a while back.
I'm sure that david29 also has them.
I also have good rotors and pads.

Can't get much cheaper than this...
https://www.ebay.com/itm/Wheel-Cylin...7AQgpg&vxp=mtr

If you bench bleed the new master cylinder before you install it, it will save a bunch of effort and brake fluid.

I know this sounds stupid, but it may help someone out in the future.
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