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GeeDog

Pressure brake bleeder for R33 (GTST, but probably all)

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Wondering if anyone has made or bought a brake pressure bleeding setup for an R33 GTST master cylinder.

I need to pressure bleed the brakes in my wife's euro, so I've made up a pressure bleeder using a weed sprayer from bunnings, a Volvo master cylinder cap from the wreckers (don't have a Volvo, but most euros seem to use the same screw-on MC cap), a pressure gauge, and a few brass 1/4 BSP fittings. It fits and seals on the euro cars I have - haven't actuall bled the brakes yet but no reason why it won't work.

While I was at the wreckers I also bought a Nissan MC cap - the 3 tab, 1/4 turn style - and made up an attachment to use it on the same bleeder. I can't get it to seal onto the master cylinder - as soon as I pressurise the line it leaks like a sieve from where the cap seals to the outer lip of the M/C. I tried a couple of different seals, but still the same. I haven't been able to find an off-the-shelf cap to suit a pressure bleeder either.

Anyone done this with one of these M/C's? Anyone know of an afermarket cap or seal that would work better.

Geoff

 

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I've got an SP tools one I use on the 32 GTR, 33 GTST is probably the same I guess as they all use the same master cylinder. SP70821

BTW thread over here for another option....note that it took me months to get the correct part from SP....

 

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Thanks Duncan - just the info I was looking for.

What fits into the hole in the SP Tools adaptor - I'm guessing the SP kit includes something that seals and connects to the pipe. The hole looks too large to take a Nitto or similar quick connect directly. I'm not sure how I'd be able to connect my hose to it as is.

The alloy Motive adaptor looks nice, but I can't find an AU supplier. 

I

 

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yep its just a nitto fitting. Pretty sure it came with one in the kit.

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