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How-To Dirt Bike Brake Bleeding at BikeBandit.com

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<p>Hi, I'm Steve Matthes.

Welcome to Transworld Motocross How-tos, presented by BikeBandit.</p>

<p>As we all know, your brakes are very, very important.

They enable you to stop your motorcycle, so they're key.

What many of you probably don't realize is that you do need to change your brake fluid

every now and then, and basically replenish the system.

The stock brake fluid isn't always the best, so what we're going to do this week, with

the help of Maxima and Motion Pro, is change your brake fluid.</p>

<p>All right, for this tip, we're gonna use a Kawi 250-F, and what you wanna do is,

with your front master cylinder, make it as level as you can for filling up purposes.

I'm gonna use a Motion Pro brake bleeder.

And, let me tell you folks, you could make this yourself with using your fuel line or

whatever, but for $19.50, this will make your life a whole lot easier.

It's got a one-way check valve in it, and none of this fiddling around and chucking

air back into your system, so I highly recommend this.

We're also gonna use Maxima racing brake fluid for this tip.</p>

<p>So, what you'll need is a Phillips screwdriver to remove the screws.

And, on older bikes, this is gonna stick a little bit, so just wiggle it with your hands,

pull it up, make sure you try not to spill any, and try to keep that diaphragm cap on

the master cylinder cap.

Find the bleeder screw on your front caliper or your rear caliper.</p>