yamaha master cylinder

Randy Grein randygrein at comcast.net
Sat Jul 10 22:45:28 PDT 2010


Yes, and the difference between the standard size and the next step up/ 
down is often unworkable. Make sure to test out braking before you  
actually need it.
Randy Grein, WMRRA #141

On Jul 10, 2010, at 11:40 AM, Jim Stewart wrote:

> Steve Brunton wrote:
>> [if this shows up twice. Sorry about that. can never remember what
>> account is subscribed where]
>> Tried to search the archives, but that didn't work so well. For those
>> folks that might have put GSX-R front ends on their SV's (maybe like
>> specifically '07 GSXR-600 stuff) does anyone know of what Yamaha
>> master cylinder might work with those calipers? I've heard that later
>> model R6 or R1's would, but not sure on which years or models.  
>> Thanks.
>> -steve
>
> You really need to be concerned with only two things: will it fit,  
> and will it work?
>
> ;-)
>
> For the "work" part, you need to pay attention to the m/c diameter,  
> which is usually molded into the outside of the casting. Oddly, it's  
> often in inches instead of mm.
>
> The same diameter as a stock GSXR m/c will work just like the stock  
> GSXR brake system. Smaller diameter m/c will give more leverage for  
> lighter feel with longer lever travel. Larger diameter gives less  
> leverage requiring a harder squeeze.
>
> -js



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