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Bleed nipple in brake master cylinder same as in caliper?

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by GlennP83, Apr 3, 2014.

  1. GlennP83

    GlennP83 Member

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    I was doing a big break upgrade over the weekend and when bleeding the system after we discovered that one of the bleed nipples on the master cylinder was snapped off so my question is will the bleed nipple from the original calipers work in the master cylinder?
     
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  3. epox

    epox Active Member

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    think there is two on the mc? take the good one out and see if one from the caliper fits.

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  4. Prawn

    Prawn My other car is a MINI!!!!

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    Nope. Much smaller nipples on the MC. Sorry mate
     
  5. GlennP83

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    Cheers man at least I know now. Can the bleed nipples be got on their own or do I have to get a new mc?
     
  6. Prawn

    Prawn My other car is a MINI!!!!

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    I'm fairly sure you can get them alone. it must be a simple size like m6 or similar. they're pretty small
     
  7. JimS3

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    Yup, they are M6 x 1.0 pitch.
     
  8. GlennP83

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    Cheers lads I'll see if I can get one tomorrow
     

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