You can also get them at you local NAPA store or they should be able order
them for you. So far I have them installed on my p/u truck, the Tiger brake
system, my Alpine brake system and the Alpine's clutch slave, with more cars
waiting for them. For what it's worth ..... I think they are great!
In case anyone is interested;
Speed Bleeder NAPA #675-1565 2 per pack
Bleeder Caps NAPA #675-1242 2 per pack
----- Original Message -----
From: "Steve Laifman" <SLaifman@SoCal.rr.com>
To: "Rense, Mark (GE Indust, ConsInd)" <email@example.com>
Sent: Friday, January 23, 2009 3:16 PM
Subject: Re: [Tigers] Bleeding Tiger Brakes Solo
> My son found a neat accessory for his Alpine, and my Tiger. It is a
> "Speed Bleeder" fitting for the rear brakes that allows the entire
> system to be purged WITHOUT someone under the car open/closing rear
> valve, and someone pumping, and someone refilling M/C.
> This looks very much like a bleeder fitting, but has a one-way check
> valve. Once installed by simple change, it only needs to have a clear
> hose to a jar/can to catch the bleed. Turn the fitting open, then
> slowly depress the brake pedal until the discharge is clear, and free
> from bubbles.
> They can be installed, replacing the rear bleeder valve, and purge the
> entire system, and just have to be tightened closed after completion of
> each circuit. I don't remember if I used just one at the rear, or 1
> rear and 1 front. Seems to me we purchased a package of two, and shared
> one each for the Alpine & Tiger.
> Link to company: http://speedbleeder.zoovy.com/
> Steve Laifman
> Editor - TigersUnited.com
> Rense, Mark (GE Indust, ConsInd) wrote:
>> I have never been happy with the results of doing a solo brake bleed, so I
>> devised a one-man method for power bleeding the brakes on my Tigers. It
>> requires finding an old brake reservoir cap, drilling a hole in the
>> and attaching an air hose fitting. I used some old Festo press-fit tubing
>> hardware I had, but any < NPT quick connect hardware found at a hardware
>> can be used. Your cap doesn't have to be absolutely air-tight, just good
>> enough to maintain a positive pressure inside your reservoir. If your air
>> supply does not have good low-pressure regulation then you need another
>> regulator in-line. Here is the basic procedure once you have devised your
>> power bleeder cap:
>> <==== snip ====>
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