Car racing is an exciting sport to watch and even more exciting when you are the one racing at dangerous speeds around a track, trying to be first. A particular element in the race car which is responsible in the performance in the track is the clutch line. Considering the importance of this part, it is essential to maintain it properly. This process will enable you to ensure there is no air in the clutch line, the result being optimum performance. The bleeding of the clutch line is simple when you follow a few concrete steps.

1. Open the clutch master cylinder reservoir. Fill the reservoir with your clutch oil. Be sure that the reservoir is totally clean and free from harmful elements.

2. Lift the car off the race shop floor. This will allow access to the clutch and the bleeder valve.

3. Retrieve an oil and fluid drop pan and place this under the bleeder valve. The pan will capture any excess clutch lubricant.

4. Bleed the clutch line. Using a face wrench, turn the bleeder valve 3 turns in a counterclockwise direction. The clutch line will drip slowly into the oil drop pan.

5. Inspect bleeder valve. The process is complete when no more dripping is occurring.

6. Tighten the bleeder valve using the face wrench to make it tight and snug.

7. Depress clutch. If there is tension in the clutch, you performed the process effectively and efficiently.

Source: eHow.com

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