Join Date: Jan 2006
Location: Arlington, TX
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Re: F350 Powerstroke Braking System Question
I just go ahead and take the extra time when I rotate tires to grease the slide pins, you already have the wheels off and it only takes about an extra ten minutes per wheel.
When I do a fluid flush I just gravity bleed. Just open the passenger side bleeder and stick a piece of hose running into a container, grab a couple of quarts of fluid and a twelve pack. More if you have help. Take the top off the master cylinder and just watch the level go down (don't let it empty). Every once in a while (I keep the cooler by the wheel with the open bleeder) look at the hose. When it looks clean, change wheels (don't forget the beer cooler).
I have found this process takes about a quart of fluid for the first twelve pack and about two quarts for the second twelve pack. If you get to the fourth twelve pack you usually get to start all over tomorrow with all new fluid.
Early 99 5-98, F350 extended cab, DRW LB 245,000 miles and counting, Hood insulation delete (Soaked with fuel), Hutch mod, Harpoon mod. Otherwise, pure stock (for now)
You only need two tools: WD-40 and Duct Tape. If it doesn't move and should, use the WD-40. If it shouldn't move and does, use the duct tape.