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post #1 of 4 Old May 6th, 2014, 7:15 pm Thread Starter
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What is this?

How come on the right front caliper I have this instead of a bleeder?
I just put new Spiegler brake lines on the front and it made it weird to bleed that side.

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post #2 of 4 Old May 6th, 2014, 7:54 pm
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That is a fill adapter that BMW uses to fill the brake system at the factory. A light application of heat to soften the Loctite and it can be removed and replaced with a conventional short 10 mm bleeder nipple. Or you can remove the grub screw and insert a short 10 mm bleeder.

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That is a fill adapter that BMW uses to fill the brake system at the factory. A light application of heat to soften the Loctite and it can be removed and replaced with a conventional short 10 mm bleeder nipple. Or you can remove the grub screw and insert a short 10 mm bleeder.
Or you can replace it with a Speedbleeder.

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That is a fill adapter that BMW uses to fill the brake system at the factory. A light application of heat to soften the Loctite and it can be removed and replaced with a conventional short 10 mm bleeder nipple. Or you can remove the grub screw and insert a short 10 mm bleeder.
Wow,did all the 2000 LT"s come with that?
I took the allen head screw out of the top of it but still could not bleed it.
Then I bleed through the banjo fitting that helped but still had air so I loosened up the whole thing and bleed it that way and it worked..made a mess though.
I was afraid to take the whole thing off thinking parts may fly..lol.
Thanks for the info!
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