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George Greer

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Post Sun Sep 14, 2008 3:18 am

Master cylinder ID

I just had a brake master cylinder given to me for my project bike and I need some help in a positive year/application ID for it if possible.

I have a gap in parts manuals and service manuals, so bear with me on what I have looked at and came up with, for the approx year range.

In my Service Manual for 78 1/2 to 84 FL/FX manual on page 2-35, fig 2-51 shows the master cylinder that is "similar" to the on that I have, The internals are identical to the one given me.

But.......the one that I have, the cylinder itself has a plastic "Sight-gauge" on the outside of the body, that is cracked.

Anybody got any information, parts listing--breakdown page that they could email me?

Also, just by the side of the sight-gauge, there's a 81 stamped into the body.

Thanks..

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Post Wed Sep 17, 2008 8:10 pm

Re: Master cylinder ID

Hummmm

Stumped yall??

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Post Thu Sep 18, 2008 6:03 am

Re: Master cylinder ID

geoge ,it looks like a sportster one . regards jib
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Post Thu Sep 18, 2008 9:50 am

Re: Master cylinder ID

Thanks....

Got any parts info you could share??

Year?

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Post Thu Sep 18, 2008 12:25 pm

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FXWG 1980-82 George. I have a parts beakdown on it. Pa
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Post Thu Sep 18, 2008 1:20 pm

Re: Master cylinder ID

Here is the data George. Pa

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Post Thu Sep 18, 2008 8:02 pm

Re: Master cylinder ID

Pa,

Thanks for the downloads..

Hate to be a pain........got any info on the plastic sight gauge?

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Post Thu Sep 18, 2008 8:09 pm

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Shit George, I thought that info was in these. Duhhhhhh ? I did see it eslewhere. Give me some time to get that info for you. Pa
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Post Thu Sep 18, 2008 8:11 pm

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Post Fri Sep 19, 2008 4:55 am

Re: Master cylinder ID

still think its a sportster one ,my reasoning being that the sight glass would be on the wrong side if it was mounted on a fx. regards jib
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Post Fri Sep 19, 2008 6:53 am

Re: Master cylinder ID

You may have something there jib. I may have jumped to soon with the model. Here is a couple of Sportster ones for you to look over George. I haven't found one with the sight glass description yet though. Maybe a disassembly of yours will sort the correct model out ? Based on the parts drawings I mean. I was also looking through some service manuals. This type of rear master cylinder is used clear up through the 90's, maybe later too. None show the sight glass though. I bet an owners manual will. Pa

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Post Fri Sep 19, 2008 10:34 am

Re: Master cylinder ID

hi guys the part no for one of the later sportster cylinder is the same as that for the fx. regards jib
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Post Fri Oct 24, 2008 9:04 am

Re: Master cylinder ID

Recently returned from the US, (Georgia..Marietta/Smyrna)..

Went to Harley Dealer's in the local area...

Showed photos of what I got, asked about looking at older manuals to check for part numbers and a positive ID..

Ha........oldest manual either of the three that I visited.....1994.

Oh well.... :cry:

Somebody's got info on one with the sight gauge and I'll keep on looking

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Post Fri Oct 24, 2008 11:14 am

Re: Master cylinder ID

Try these part numbers George. #42467-87C and #42468-87D . Pa

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