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Offline Scorch1234

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S1000r Brake fluid res
on: January 24, 2021, 03:09:55 PM
New here so donít know if this has been discussed before.
Is it just me or does the brake fluid res on the handlebars look unsightly.
Can this been moved as it looks like they didnít know where to put it ?

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Re: S1000r Brake fluid res
Reply #1 on: January 24, 2021, 03:20:39 PM
Many have put on aftermarket reservoirs(I have a Rizoma). I guess you could move it, but probably need to make sure it is still the high point so any potential air bubbles will still 'rise' to the reservoir. And yes, you are correct, it is pretty ugly!

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Re: S1000r Brake fluid res
Reply #2 on: January 24, 2021, 03:26:54 PM
 :401: Yes I agree.  it resembles a urinalysis sample cup in my opinion.  I swapped mine out for a Rizoma cup in black which is a little better aesthetically.  if I could lower the profile of the reservoir that would be an added bonus.

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Re: S1000r Brake fluid res
Reply #3 on: January 24, 2021, 03:34:02 PM
here is a full frontal for you.  :001:

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Re: S1000r Brake fluid res
Reply #4 on: January 24, 2021, 03:48:50 PM
How difficult is it to swap out?


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Re: S1000r Brake fluid res
Reply #5 on: January 24, 2021, 03:53:39 PM
An easy 10 minute job

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Re: S1000r Brake fluid res
Reply #6 on: January 24, 2021, 03:57:31 PM
I assume you remove the fluid from the reservoir, pinch off the tube, change over to the new one and top up fluid?

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Re: S1000r Brake fluid res
Reply #7 on: January 24, 2021, 03:58:12 PM
Thatís the way to do it  :028:

Though Iíd pinch off the tube first, then drain the old reservoir.
Last Edit: January 24, 2021, 03:58:48 PM by SimonS1KR

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Re: S1000r Brake fluid res
Reply #8 on: January 24, 2021, 04:01:32 PM
*Originally Posted by SimonS1KR [+]
Thatís the way to do it  :028:

Though Iíd pinch off the tube first, then drain the old reservoir.

Cheers, makes sense.

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Re: S1000r Brake fluid res
Reply #9 on: January 24, 2021, 04:59:21 PM
Careful with spills as brake fluid destroys paint.  I wrapped a large bath towel tight around the mount and used paper towels to absorb and eliminate as much as I could from the OEM reservoir before removing.
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