Recent Topics
Free Valvotron Action Figure w/5 qt Valvoline Syn
by blupupher
7 minutes 36 seconds ago
Delightful Orange Can PH16 @ ~4k Miles
by MrQuackers
7 minutes 57 seconds ago
A.C. Doesn't Work after diy radiator install
by zerosoma
20 minutes 22 seconds ago
AAP Totalgrip AA7317 6mo/5,032mi on Honda J35
by IntegraVT
31 minutes 57 seconds ago
paint colors
by CincyDavid
47 minutes 50 seconds ago
Honeymoon recommendations
by ram_man
55 minutes 36 seconds ago
Decent Deal for 1 liter bottles at Wal Mart Canada
by Maxximus
Today at 02:04 PM
Will a nitrile adbv last 10k?
by andrewp1998
Today at 01:51 PM
Cleaning cotton bonnets
by 007
Today at 01:25 PM
Kenmore Dishwasher 3 years + old. No trouble codes
by HosteenJorje
Today at 01:18 PM
Ever use "Motor Purr"?
by daves66nova
Today at 01:18 PM
02 Buick Regal Joseph abboud
by barkingspider
Today at 01:00 PM
charter vs. scheduled flight
by CincyDavid
Today at 12:40 PM
Punta Cana all-inclusive in July
by CincyDavid
Today at 12:34 PM
3.25% - 10 yr Refi at no cost?
by 69GTX
Today at 12:20 PM
101st Indianapolis 500
by bdcardinal
Today at 12:17 PM
Plastic Engine Covers - just for looks?
by buster
Today at 12:17 PM
Fuel Dilution and Oil Filters
by Speak2Mountain
Today at 12:13 PM
6 fram ultra XG3614 oil filters
by motor_oil_madman
Today at 11:32 AM
Smith & Wesson MP9 version 2.0 is a winner
by bubbatime
Today at 11:16 AM
Newest Members
johnnylove, lwb, cooke66, W3DRK, Angelduro
61677 Registered Users
Who's Online
66 registered (andyd, 69GTX, Astro_Guy, AZjeff, Backwoods41695, Alex_V, 4 invisible), 2491 Guests and 15 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Forum Stats
61677 Members
66 Forums
265732 Topics
4391468 Posts

Max Online: 3590 @ 01/24/17 08:07 PM
Donate to BITOG
Topic Options
#2644375 - 06/04/12 12:59 AM MityVac bleeders
ARB1977 Offline


Registered: 06/12/05
Posts: 4837
Loc: North Texas
Im interested in the MV6830. Would a 12 gallon compressor be enough to supply air for the bleeder?
_________________________
2015 Tacoma 4.0L 44K (as of 3-15-17)
M1 0W30 & BioTech / Toyota filter

2008 CRV 2.4L 164K (as of 4-19-17)
Maxlife 5W20 / M1 filter

Top
#2644567 - 06/04/12 09:48 AM Re: MityVac bleeders [Re: ARB1977]
Gabe Offline


Registered: 02/22/11
Posts: 1437
Loc: Indiana
They don't really use that much air; your compressor should be able to keep up without draining the tank.

Also of note, they barely have any suction. A warm differential will take around 3-5 minutes to drain. It does not bleed brakes very well either.

Top
#2644572 - 06/04/12 09:53 AM Re: MityVac bleeders [Re: Gabe]
ARB1977 Offline


Registered: 06/12/05
Posts: 4837
Loc: North Texas
Originally Posted By: Gabe
They don't really use that much air; your compressor should be able to keep up without draining the tank.

Also of note, they barely have any suction. A warm differential will take around 3-5 minutes to drain. It does not bleed brakes very well either.

Interesting. Why would it not bleed brakes very well?
_________________________
2015 Tacoma 4.0L 44K (as of 3-15-17)
M1 0W30 & BioTech / Toyota filter

2008 CRV 2.4L 164K (as of 4-19-17)
Maxlife 5W20 / M1 filter

Top
#2644600 - 06/04/12 10:24 AM Re: MityVac bleeders [Re: ARB1977]
Gabe Offline


Registered: 02/22/11
Posts: 1437
Loc: Indiana
It takes too long to get it started draining. The MityVac cannot be lower than bleed screw since the air bubble raise faster than the brake fluid comes out. If the MityVac is placed on top of the fender, then it does not have enough suction to pull the brake fluid up.

By the time I get it draining right, I could have done all four by hand.

Top
#2645358 - 06/05/12 01:10 AM Re: MityVac bleeders [Re: Gabe]
ARB1977 Offline


Registered: 06/12/05
Posts: 4837
Loc: North Texas
Originally Posted By: Gabe
It takes too long to get it started draining. The MityVac cannot be lower than bleed screw since the air bubble raise faster than the brake fluid comes out. If the MityVac is placed on top of the fender, then it does not have enough suction to pull the brake fluid up.

By the time I get it draining right, I could have done all four by hand.

Would keeping it just above the bleed screw work?
_________________________
2015 Tacoma 4.0L 44K (as of 3-15-17)
M1 0W30 & BioTech / Toyota filter

2008 CRV 2.4L 164K (as of 4-19-17)
Maxlife 5W20 / M1 filter

Top
#2645359 - 06/05/12 01:13 AM Re: MityVac bleeders [Re: Gabe]
ARB1977 Offline


Registered: 06/12/05
Posts: 4837
Loc: North Texas
Originally Posted By: Gabe
It takes too long to get it started draining. The MityVac cannot be lower than bleed screw since the air bubble raise faster than the brake fluid comes out. If the MityVac is placed on top of the fender, then it does not have enough suction to pull the brake fluid up.

By the time I get it draining right, I could have done all four by hand.

Or would getting the hand pump work better? Thanks for the help.
_________________________
2015 Tacoma 4.0L 44K (as of 3-15-17)
M1 0W30 & BioTech / Toyota filter

2008 CRV 2.4L 164K (as of 4-19-17)
Maxlife 5W20 / M1 filter

Top
#2645800 - 06/05/12 02:01 PM Re: MityVac bleeders [Re: ARB1977]
HTSS_TR Offline


Registered: 04/17/06
Posts: 19528
Loc: Lake Forest, CA
Mityvac MV6830 is too expensive and only do one job. Mityvac 7201 costs less and do many jobs, all you need for brake bleeding with 7201 is get a sturdy flexible hose that fit the bleed screw.
_________________________
'00 MB E430
'04 Honda S2000
'06 Volvo V70
'14 Honda Accord LX
"Throwing food away is like stealing it from the poor and hungry" Pope Francis

Top