<VV> Flushing Brakes for Silicone Fluid

Harry Yarnell hyarnell1 at earthlink.net
Thu Nov 15 10:35:13 EST 2007

I too would be afraid of putting alcohol in a good MC. I'd think compressed 
air should be sufficient. I doubt the remaining glycol film would be a 

harry yarnell
perryman garage and orphanage
hyarnell1 at earthlink.net
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Blaine Sanders" <utvairs at yahoo.com>
To: <virtualvairs at corvair.org>
Sent: Thursday, November 15, 2007 10:17 AM
Subject: <VV> Flushing Brakes for Silicone Fluid

> Somebody please refresh me mammaries here...
> What's the procedure for flushing the brake system in preparation for 
> switching over to silicone fluid?  If my 'member correctly, you use 
> rubbing alcohol?  But what if your master cyl is completely dead and won't 
> pump alcohol through the system?  Should I use my new MC?  I'm afraid 
> alcohol would dry up the new cups/seals.  What say ye?
> Thanks as always,
> Blaine
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