[DMCForum] Re: Bleeding Clutch
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[DMCForum] Re: Bleeding Clutch

On a *NORMAL* car bleeding the clutch is the easiest procedure on the
planet -- simply open the bleeder screw and let gravity do the rest.

There's been some recent discussion on the List Re: bleeding DeLo
clutch. Everyone over there wants to use a flat wrench. I find it much
easier with an 8mm deep well socket on a 12"+ extension.

Here's a good question: why in the world did JZD use phillips head
bolts to hold the master cylinder rather than hex heads? There's
enough clearance around the cylinder for a socket on both sides of the

Bill Robertson

>--- In DMCForum@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "Scott Mueller"
<scott.a.mueller@xxxx> wrote:
> When you replace a hydraulic component such as the Clutch Slave, you
> go ahead and replace the master cylinder too.
> You will then only have to flush and bleed the system one time.
> Scott
> -----Original Message-----
> From: cruznmd [mailto:racuti1@xxxx]
> Sent: Monday, April 12, 2004 11:59 AM
> To: DMCForum@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [spam] [DMCForum] Re: Bill R's clutch master cylinder X-ref:
> Thanks.
> I am just not willing to rebuild mine. I haven't had a leak yet from
> any hydraulic part I've replaced on the D, but every past piece I've
> rebuilt blew out soon after.
> Not gonna do it.
> > > My question:
> > >
> > > Is the master cylinder threaded for an imperial or metric
> hydraulic
> > > line fitting? An American car that old probably didn't use metric
> > > hardware. The cylinder may be identical, but it might have been
> > > tapped for a non-metric fitting.
> > >
> > > Am I making any sense?
> > >
> > > Rich A.
> > > #5335

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