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post #11 of 13 (permalink) Old 01-03-2013, 04:01 AM
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I've got a similar thing to that but if the hose pops off you are sucking air, not with the speed bleeder nipples.
Try a zip tie on the hose,the biggest problem I had was that I undone the nipple 1/4 of a turn which was too much.You can then suck air in through the nipple threads,
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Try a zip tie on the hose,the biggest problem I had was that I undone the nipple 1/4 of a turn which was too much.You can then suck air in through the nipple threads,
If you smear grease on the nipple before you loosen it, it will prevent air from getting sucked into the system.
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