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Disc brake conversion questions

Ranger850

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I worked at the most reputable brake shop in town, there were standards our boss wanted to keep. Cracking the bleeders was one of them, but every now and then, we skirted a few of his rules.

I know I would personally be suspicious of a brake shop if I got my car back and I noticed the never even touched to bleeders.

Out in the yard/garage is a totally different story.
 


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You could make some argument about pushing dirty fluid into the ABS controller or the master cylinder, but the idea of having debris in the lines that somehow gets caught in either of those seems like more of an urban legend. The only thing I can think of is concern about overflowing the reservoir and making a mess. Outside of that, the only reason to open the system is if you're planning to flush the brake system afterwards. Not always a bad idea, but if you're doing that every single time you do a brake job, that's a shop policy designed to drain customers pockets. Not about being 'the most reputable brake shop in town'.
 

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that's a shop policy designed to drain customers pockets. Not about being 'the most reputable brake shop in town'.
I was NOT the shop owner and they were NOT my policies. Way to slander a small business owner without even knowing him.
 

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We've taken this one from disc brake conversion to full on slandering the most reputable brake shop in the country. Partially my fault with the residual pressure valve question.
 

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