I've never disconnected both, even when changing the type of brake M/C.
Just remove the lines to the brake M/C and remove it!
From: Dan Ray <email@example.com>
To: firstname.lastname@example.org <email@example.com>
Date: Sunday, March 28, 1999 2:08 PM
Subject: 73 B M/C Removal - Clutch line?
>Do I HAVE to disconnect the clutch M/C line in order to remove the Brake
>As I stare at the various fasteners keeping the brake M/C in place...I'm
>wondering, since the clutch is working fine -- why disconnect and go
>the bleeding process on that separate system?
>Both Haynes and Bentley say to disconnect the clutch line, but they ALSO
>said to remove the entire distributor to get the starter motor out -- and
>that was untrue. (only had to remove the cap to get at the top bolt)
>Has anyone ever done this job without having to bleed the clutch system?
>If I must get the clutch line out of the way, then I might as well pull the
>whole thing and clean/paint that dismal corner of the engine bay!