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I swapped the front end on my '81 CX500 with an '81 CB900F. So I now have dual piston calipers and dual rotors. What I don't have is the master cylinder. Anyone know of a good source for master cylinders or maybe have a reference that would tell me what specs I would need to look for?



I still have the master cylinder from my old front end (which only had a single rotor and single piston caliper). I'm assuming it's not advisable to use it (I haven't tried yet). But can anyone enlighten me on why it wouldn't be a good idea? Thanks.
 

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I swapped the front end on my '81 CX500 with an '81 CB900F. So I now have dual piston calipers and dual rotors. What I don't have is the master cylinder. Anyone know of a good source for master cylinders or maybe have a reference that would tell me what specs I would need to look for?



I still have the master cylinder from my old front end (which only had a single rotor and single piston caliper). I'm assuming it's not advisable to use it (I haven't tried yet). But can anyone enlighten me on why it wouldn't be a good idea? Thanks.


I tried the stock 14mm, didn't like the feel, got a 5/8" master cylinder from an SV650 from the 'bay for $12 and LOVE it now.
 

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I tried the stock 14mm, didn't like the feel, got a 5/8" master cylinder from an SV650 from the 'bay for $12 and LOVE it now.


Doward...what brake setup do you have? is It also a dual piston, dual caliper setup? And what does 5/8" refer to? is that the size of the actual cylinder that pushes brake fluid through the lines? Thanks.
 
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