Just leave the line(s) connected to the master cylinder. Disconnect them
further down and remove the master cylinder. You can bend the lines and
hold the master cylinder away if you wish also.
Any brake fluid you do spill prior to painting is easily cleaned up with
----- Original Message -----
From: "David Mayer" <email@example.com>
Subject: Brake fluid
> Sorry for yet another beginner question, but i want to get as much done as
> soon as possible. I want to pull the brake and clutch master cylinders
> off of the tub. I am assuming that i can just pull the clutch cylynder
> off along with the piping and slave cylinder without having to drain it?
> My main question though is what is the best way to drain the brake fluid
> so that i can get the master cylinder off of the tub? Just drain it all
> out of one of the bleeder valves at the caliper? My reason for wanting to
> pull it off is so that i can clean up the area around it, prime and paint
> Thanks for all your help.
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