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Hi Everyone I have bought an eezi bleed kit but the one I've got doesn't have a master cylinder cap to fit my Mk1 1.8. Is this normal or has someone had the cap away before I bought it or do I have to buy a special one ? If so where do I get it from and what do I ask for?

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Hi Everyone I have bought an eezi bleed kit but the one I've got doesn't have a master cylinder cap to fit my Mk1 1.8. Is this normal or has someone had the cap away before I bought it or do I have to buy a special one ? If so where do I get it from and what do I ask for?

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Bill
Thats normal, only way round it is to souce another master cylinder cap and drill a hole in it to accept the tube conector, or get someone to pump the pedal for you.

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Hi Everyone I have bought an eezi bleed kit but the one I've got doesn't have a master cylinder cap to fit my Mk1 1.8. Is this normal or has someone had the cap away before I bought it or do I have to buy a special one ? If so where do I get it from and what do I ask for?

Regards

Bill
Thats normal, only way round it is to souce another master cylinder cap and drill a hole in it to accept the tube conector, or get someone to pump the pedal for you.

Cheers
Jeff
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OK Jeff ,thanx

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Yeah, I contacted Gunson's, pointed out large untapped Mazda market, they didn't care.
 

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Be careful if using a modified OEM one, they seal and vent differently to European OEM's like Fords etc, that the kit was designed for. The MX5 cap is quite flexible and when I tried it I sprayed a mist of fluid around the bay. I think Avoneer and Indykid have used an eezibleed with success but iirc they only topped up the reservoir (i.e. no fluid in the 'bleed bottle) and used Araldite to seal up the entry connection.

I gave up and fitted a set of speedbleeders (one way bleed nipples that replace the original)
 

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yep. the reservoir's really not suitable for a pressure bleeder. it's not stiff enough round the neck. you can make it work.....as we have, but it's hit and miss and sometimes it leaks round the edges meaning it blows air into your reservoir full of fluid and Fs the job in the A since you're then left with a reservoir full of aerated fluid.

gunsons sell a universal cap that's a flat board with a big rubber seal and a fat rubber strap. hardly rocket science but about £20 or so and still not guaranteed to work.

tread carefully and maybe look at vacuum bleeders if you have a compressor
tom
 
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