How do I check the @#$& brake fluid?

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How do I check the @#$& brake fluid?

Unread post by Mountainmade » Wed Jun 24, 2020 9:39 pm

There's only like three inches of clearance between the cap and the driver floor. Do I need to slide a mirror up behind the wheel?
The wood needs replaced anyway, I think a viewing hole wouldn't go amiss.

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Re: How do I check the @#$& brake fluid?

Unread post by raydsimmons » Thu Jun 25, 2020 2:01 pm

dip your finger in !

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Re: How do I check the @#$& brake fluid?

Unread post by KB2CRK » Thu Jun 25, 2020 3:05 pm

some have a hole in the floor with a cover over the master cylinder. it is tight.

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Re: How do I check the @#$& brake fluid?

Unread post by Mountainmade » Thu Jun 25, 2020 8:56 pm

Well, can't get the cap off anyway, due to a combination of rust and too-soft plastic for the cap...
Might just rip it out and put a new one in since the brake system is borked anyway. Cut me a nice viewing window while I'm at it.

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Re: How do I check the @#$& brake fluid?

Unread post by Mountainmade » Sun Jun 28, 2020 12:40 pm

More evidence I ought just replace her-- awful gunky 'round back, and the boot is held on with a hose clamp. Totally stock item, that.

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