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4643RE: [bmw e28] clutch slave rebuild

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  • Ron Kall
    Aug 16, 2006
      Doug,

      Is not the clutch slave a $30.00 part?
      Why would you want to rebuild it/

      take care,

      --- dave ruiz <daveruiz50@...> wrote:

      > Doug, I work on BMWs and Porsches as well as other stuff. I always do the salve and master at
      > the same time. The incidence of failure the unit that I didn't replace or rebuild within a
      > month's time has been 100%. I learned to just do both at the same time. Same water and dirt
      > content in both master and slave. Usually the same damage. -Dave RuizIf you plant poison ivy,
      > you won't harvest strawberries. - William Stephens When I die, I want to die like my
      > grandfather-- who died peacefully in his sleep. Not screaming like all the passengers in his
      > car." --Author Unknown
      >
      >
      > To: bmw@...; bmwe28@...: ddykaar@...: Thu, 27 Jul 2006
      > 14:28:36 -0400Subject: [bmw e28] <e28> clutch slave rebuildI recently rebuilt the slave
      > cylinder. I bled it while it was removed fromthe engine (bleeder valve tipped up) using a vacuum
      > bleeder. Over time itappears to be still sucking air. When cold the clutch engages right at
      > thebottom, and seems to approach normal when warm.Did I miss something when I installed the
      > rebuild kit?Should I remove the car from the slave (again) and polish the cylinder withemery
      > cloth? Given that the problem diminishes as it heats up is it possiblethatthe master cylinder is
      > pooched? The car has 150kmi, recent clutch andhose from the resevoir to the clutch master
      > cylinder.Regards,doug
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      Ron Kall
      Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91730


      1986 528e
      1985 535i
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