Thread: master cylinder
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Old 04-14-2020, 09:14 AM   #11
Tim Ayers
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Default Re: master cylinder

Originally Posted by richard crow View Post
i meet it all the time for some reason people think you have to tighten the cap very tight. most m.s are made of cast iron & the caps alum. now add brake fluid witch attracts mosture & six months later even king kong cant remove it. i have had to brake some caps remember to just make the cap snug. a little over hand tight if you use dot 5 you dont have this problem a lot of the replament m.c have plastic caps i guess they finely figred it out

Have you been using Dot 5 with these old systems? Curious what you think of it?

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