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Bleeding Brakes after Disc Brake Conversion:

Video Overview:

We're finally ready to bleed the 4 disc brake conversion on our 1963 Resto-Custom Beetle. Bleeding the brake system completely of air is the most important step to ensuring safe stops. We use a vacuum bleeder first and follow with the old fashion pump and hold method to evacuate the air from the hydraulic system. Note that when bleeding disc brake calipers it may be required to rotate the calipers so that the brake bleeder valves are at the top. If you do not feel comfortable bleeding your brakes or can not get a consistent and firm brake pedal we recommend taking your VW to a qualified professional.

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