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Re: Stuck Bleeder Screws on Rear Brakes

To: "MG LIST" <>, <>
Subject: Re: Stuck Bleeder Screws on Rear Brakes
From: "Dan Ray" <>
Date: Sun, 23 May 1999 19:57:36 -0500
Doesn't seem like that would get the air out of the wheel cylinders....and
that just means that the wheel cylinders are old....hmm...
Why not just redo the rears and have it done? We're talking about $50 in
parts here. Seems to me if the bleeders are that siezed the rubber on the
other side of that brake backing plate couldn't be much better. Food for
Just MHO.

73 B

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Date: Sunday, May 23, 1999 6:45 PM
Subject: Stuck Bleeder Screws on Rear Brakes

>I found the bleeder screws on the rear brakes of my '71 B hopelessly stuck.
>So I bleed the rears by loosening the fittings on the brake line at the
>wheels. Is this an acceptable alternative? The pedal feels fine.
>Bob Donahue (Still stuck in the '50s)
>52 MGTD - under DIY restoration NEMGTR #11470
>71 MGB   - AMGBA #96-12029, NAMGBR #7-3336

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