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Old 03-12-2011, 04:11 PM
bobdmac bobdmac is offline
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Originally Posted by energizedmortal View Post
... even though a tech at bmw said metal bleed screws were not designed for those plastic parts and it wasn't a good idea, like plastic bleed screws that pop in half (murphy law) are a good idea
Exactly! What the heck are these guys thinking? I have yet to see a failure related to brass bleeder screws. I ordered two for my car, not realizing at the time that the V-8 only had one bleed screw. So I gave the extra to 540Alex last weekend.
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