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Old 04-27-2007, 10:55 PM
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I have had a set of stainless lines and fluid for months now and i think its time to get down and change them out. I dont know a thing about changing lines so if someone could give advice or a step by step instructions that would be awesome? Also what all do i need to do it? Thanks
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Old 04-27-2007, 11:19 PM
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I watched Danny from MIN Corsa do this to Kelli's car. He just jacked it up, removed the stockers (it's messy), put on the new ones and started bleeding the brakes. He only used one can and a Motul power bleeder. Here is a DIY for the bleeding:

http://www.northamericanmotoring.com...ead.php?t=4931

he said that the power bleeder is the way to go since it is hard to do it right without it due to the ABS and you can do it without having someone pump the brakes
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Old 04-27-2007, 11:44 PM
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awesome thanks man
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Yeah, it's not bad at all - especially if you switch fluid colors. That makes bleeding the lines a snap. And beg, borrow, or steal a power bleeder. Power bleeders rock.
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we used a bleeder....manual lever operated one. Gave up after 20 minutes and did it the old fashioned way.
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...you may wanna look into bleeding the clutch too. Not too bad, but if your MINI is 4 years old you may want too.

http://www.motoringunderground.com/f...923#post145923
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Old 04-28-2007, 05:56 PM
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awesome thanks man. My mini is a late model 04'
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