Re: Do you have to bench bleed the master cylinder or not?? (Nomad78SA)
I just bench bled a new M/C last night. I have one of those syringes called an EZE Bleeder that you use to push fluid into the M/C. After that I used some steel line bent into each reservoir and slowly pushe din the piston. I still ahd small bubbles from the smallest bottom hole so I continued only switched to a long brass rod for leverage. It took longer then expected this time but the piston finally became difficult to push in. I installed it and let the fluid weep out a second then installed the lines. I didn't get a chance to bleed the system yet because we got yet another rain filled Sunday. If you decide to use the line into the M/C for bleeding then they are metric,not standard fittings. Avoid the plastic M/C bleeder kits in see in the parts stores the fittings don't work- I was sucking air in every time I pushed the piston in.