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hi andrew, i tried the bicycle pump approach...it doesn't work because you
have a limited supply of air and one pump stroke does push fluid in but as
soon as its done...it all gets pushed back again...over and over. very
frustrating. you do need a continuous source of air, either as basic as a
spare tire or a compressor with regulator or an air tank with regulator. you
only need 15-20lbs pressure. the back brakes are different though because
they are fed by way of the proportioning valve which doesnt like to open at
low pressures. i got around this by using the pressure supply and having my
wife pump the brakes at the same time. after a few strokes the valve stayed
open by itself. i made my own pressure bleeder...and i have a compressor in
my shop.

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