High-G FJR Junkie!
Join Date: Jan 2013
Location: Millgrove, ON, CA
I'm a speedbleeder fan, have used vacuum bleeders, not a fan. For the rear, substitute SB7000 no suffix as the nipple is a bit longer so your hose doesn't slip off. If you flush annually, non-stainless is fine and $7 each.
You can use clear plastic tubing, but the best is the silicone hose Speedbleeder sells. It will stay on your bleeders. Speedbleeders come with a thread sealant on them, but after a couple of years they may not seal... on any bleeder, you can use grease or teflon tape. Keep some isopropanol around to wipe up if brake fluid gets on or paint or anywhere else you don't want it. Flush your silicone hose with it when you're done.
If you bleed annually, you will need very little fluid.. capacity of each circuit is around 2 oz. each... more than that for flushing but 8 oz. should be enough. Better to buy a couple small containers than one large one, you may not need the second one. You can store it if you keep it tightly sealed, but don't keep it for "years". One year. I keep saying flush annually......
The clutch is going to be the worst looking stuff if you don't flush annually. Don't forget to cycle the ABS systems.
Keep yer stick on the ice....
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