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Rear brake line

I have purchased a 3" forward control extension kit for my 2005 fxst. It requires me to remove the rear brake line and replace dit with a new longer one which was supplied with the kit. What is the proper procedure for removing the line without loosing to much fluid and allowing air into the system?


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No matter what you do, you r gonna lose some fluid and get air in the line. When you take the line off the whole master cylinder is not going to drain completly out, only what is in that line itself you will lose. and about the air; its simply putting the new line on and bleading it like you would any other brake line job.

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