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#1 edekalil

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Posted 23 November 2017 - 03:41 PM

The plastic resavor that holds the break fluid. When you have to swap your old to a new master cylinder, it seems it all ways leaks at the lower aera where there seat with the clamps on I snug it a little if I see any sign of any seeping of fluid. Any suggestions, just don't want to damage the plastic resavor but do want to stop the seeping. I only have the front one doing this last I saw. Ant tips or tricks.


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Posted 23 November 2017 - 04:20 PM

FSM say to never reuse. What I do is put in a sandwich bag to keep them dry hold them up in a pan of boiling hot water. They are more pliable when warm and soft. The clamp will squeeze them better.


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Posted 23 November 2017 - 07:40 PM

FSM say to never reuse. What I do is put in a sandwich bag to keep them dry hold them up in a pan of boiling hot water. They are more pliable when warm and soft. The clamp will squeeze them better.

 

I have done the boiling water thing when installing new reservoirs and haven't suffered a leaker yet. Minute or two in the boiling water should do the trick.


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Posted 23 November 2017 - 08:40 PM

Thanks for the tip, I'll give it a go when I get back to the building.

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