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PostPosted: Sun Jan 12, 2020 8:45 pm 
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I am fed up of random bits of pipe and jars for bleeding and refilling brakes etc.

I have a garage compressor and have been looking at the Sealey VS020 as a simple unit. Available around £20.

Anyone any experience of this sort of unit or have any other recommendations for something similar for a home mechanic?


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PostPosted: Sun Jan 12, 2020 8:57 pm 
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I have the Snap-On version of that and it works perfectly.....bit more than 20 quid though !
.....you'll need at least 8 CFM from your compressor though :)

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PostPosted: Sun Jan 12, 2020 9:03 pm 
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Whenever I have used them they suck air around the bleed nipple threads and one thinks there is air in the system and one continues until they run out of fluid :?

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PostPosted: Sun Jan 12, 2020 9:31 pm 
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Whenever I have used them they suck air around the bleed nipple threads and one thinks there is air in the system and one continues until they run out of fluid :?


Yep, my experience too, especially on very old bikes.

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PostPosted: Sun Jan 12, 2020 9:54 pm 
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Muppetry :roll:

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PostPosted: Mon Jan 13, 2020 7:37 am 
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Muppetry I can do, but it's bad enough with open pots of brake fluid, I certainly don't want brake fluid spray in the garage :o


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PostPosted: Mon Jan 13, 2020 5:25 pm 
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Adam wrote:
pash wrote:
Whenever I have used them they suck air around the bleed nipple threads and one thinks there is air in the system and one continues until they run out of fluid :?


Yep, my experience too, especially on very old bikes.

What a pair of muppets we are...

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PostPosted: Mon Jan 13, 2020 7:29 pm 
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I just use an old syringe (no i didn't get it from a druggie) draws enough vacuum
good enough for home mechanic use.
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PostPosted: Mon Jan 13, 2020 7:33 pm 
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Nutah wrote:
I just use an old syringe (no i didn't get it from a druggie) draws enough vacuum
good enough for home mechanic use.
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:yup:

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PostPosted: Mon Jan 13, 2020 7:39 pm 
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Also great for fork oil etc.

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PostPosted: Tue Jan 14, 2020 12:39 am 
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Muppetry I can do, but it's bad enough with open pots of brake fluid, I certainly don't want brake fluid spray in the garage :o

Exactly....looked an old donkey of a car but perilously close to spraying a fine mist of brake fluid over the wing....a controlled syringe vacuum seems better then the old fluid can be squirted straight down the drain 🤣.......just kidding...

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Jazzbutcher wrote:

And flushing your sinuses 8-)

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conquistador wrote:
Jazzbutcher wrote:

And flushing your sinuses 8-)

I use somewhat larger ones...and not for sinuses lOl

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Finmows wrote:
conquistador wrote:
Jazzbutcher wrote:

And flushing your sinuses 8-)

I use somewhat larger ones...and not for sinuses lOl

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