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    XTR M975 disc brake question

    I got a front XTR M975 disc brake and I want to shorten the hose. Do I need to bleed it after shortening the hose? Does anyone have an instruction (preferably with pictures) on how to do this as my brakes did not come with a manual? Can I reuse the fittings like the case of Hope brakes? I've shortened the hose on Formula and Hope brakes before with no re-bleeding so I hope it is the same case as Shimano.

    Thank you very much for the help.

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    You can sometimes get away with hose shortening without bleeding, but you should be prepared to bleed them just in case...

    Bleeding instructions

    Installation instructions

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