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How to remove broken brake bleeder nippl
My cousin and I were changing the brake fluid in his '87 5kcstq this weekend
and broke off a nipple. The rubber boot was broken and water had gotten in,
corroding the threads. The others came out with a little help from my
pencil torch. Luckily, there is no fluid leaking so the car is driveable.
What's the best way to fix this? Can the threads be drilled out? Should
we take the caliper off and take it to a machine shop or just raplace the
caliper? Are used calipers likely to be rusty?
BTW, I just replaced my front rotors with OEM Ate rotors and MM metallic
pads from GPR for a total cost of $108 and replaced the fluid with Ate Super
Blue Racing. Braking is much firmer and do not need to be hot to work as
I've read here recently. (This is for street use only. I stick with CC
for the track.)
Steve Jagernauth firstname.lastname@example.org
'87 5kcst, '88 5ks, '74 911/3.0