Front Brake Master Cyl rebuild kit -- unobtanium?


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Front Brake Master Cyl rebuild kit -- unobtanium?

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Is there some kind of shortage of the front master cyl rebiuld kits? Everywhere I've checked this week, everyone is out of stock on these.


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There are some OEM Honda ones on ebay, and an aftermarket on Amazon.
But yeah, seems like none too be found at the usual suspects. I wonder if this is the end of the line for that part?
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Re: Front Brake Master Cyl rebuild kit -- unobtanium?

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I'm wondering if I should just replace the whole master cylinder assembly.
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I get "Unavailable" on the complete master.
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Know anything about "M Mati" parts? They have a master for about $45.

Might be the finest tofu dregs, though.
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Re: Front Brake Master Cyl rebuild kit -- unobtanium?

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Cool, thanks! Ordered it right away!

Amazon says this doesn't fit in one place, the other place says it's for the Wing, so I guess that's why it didn't come up in the search.
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Solo So Long wrote: Sat Mar 09, 2024 9:22 pm Cool, thanks! Ordered it right away!

Amazon says this doesn't fit in one place, the other place says it's for the Wing, so I guess that's why it didn't come up in the search.
I knew it because I used it...


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