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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 05-27-2019, 11:24 PM Thread Starter
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Longer brake reservoir hose

After installing clipons the hose from the front brake master reservoir to cylinder is too short.

Does anyone know what the inner and outer diameter of the hose is and what are people using as a replacement?
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post #2 of 5 (permalink) Old 05-28-2019, 03:03 AM
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When I installed my RCS master I also bought a brembo bracket bracket kit that came with a clear hose.
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post #3 of 5 (permalink) Old 05-28-2019, 04:32 AM
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Most use Tygon hose . And 6mm for brembo Mc and 8mm for stock.
Tygon 2375 Clear Brake Fluid Reservoir Hose 5/16" 8mm ID 1 Foot https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0117SUXLO..._UWr7Cb6V67A69
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If you want black, anything made of EPDM rubber will do. I used coolant reservoir hose, cost about $2 for a ft. Or you can use fuel hose if you want reinforced.
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post #5 of 5 (permalink) Old 05-28-2019, 08:38 PM Thread Starter
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Thanks for the replies. I picked up some Tygon 2375 from McMaster-Carr.
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