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Reservoir Needed after all?


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Aug 18, 2006
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Hi.. an aero friend who built a Pitts said he didn't have a brake fluid reservoir at all. Just put a cap on the elbow out of the top of each master cylinder. Saved weight, no issues.

Anyone heard of this.. These are not the internal reservoir ones, the usual ones.... I'm now seriously thinking of ripping out my reservoir and plumbing and just capping the cylinders.

Guido - you seem to be a nut about making things light... what's your setup?

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