A tip (from my days 30 years ago in chemistry class) -- when pouring
the fluif [sic] into the reservoir, use a clean screwdriver across the
top of the bottle/can to provide a path for said fluif to follow down
into said reservior. I place the tip of the screwdriver on the bottom
of the reservoir, bring the top of the bottle up to the shaft, then
pour slowly so there is no splashing. No bubbles, because the fluid
never falls and splashes.
> From: "Irv Korey" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Date: Mon, 21 Aug 2000 21:47:08 -0500
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> DOT 5 IS difficult to bleed. Just the act of pouring it into the master
> cylinder causes it to form many, many minute bubbles. However, if you bleed
> it, let the car sit for a day or 2, bleed again, let it sit and bleed again,
> you will be rewarded with a good solid pedal as well as the piece of mind
> from knowing that if your master cylinders leak, your paint will not be
> destroyed, and since it doesn't absorb water like glycol based fluids, your
> brake and clutch hydraulics internal bits will not rust. The reason it
> improves after sitting is that the bubbles tend to find each other and
> combine, making them easier to bleed.
> Irv Korey
> 74 TR6 CF22767U with A type o/d since 1983 and DOT 5 since 1988.
> TR4 VSDCA Group 2 #58 (Look for me near the back of the pack)
> Highland Park, IL