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Where did you relocate the rear brake reservoir? I've been trying to map that out in my head all week and haven't come up with a solid solution yet!
well i eliminated the resevior all together and just ran a tube up under the right side of the plastic. The tube itself holds enough fluid to supply the master cylinder. i added a breathable cap to the top of the tube and routed it to were i could check it regularly.
 

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well i eliminated the resevior all together and just ran a tube up under the right side of the plastic. The tube itself holds enough fluid to supply the master cylinder. i added a breathable cap to the top of the tube and routed it to were i could check it regularly.
good idea:)

looks good,from the wear mark on the rear tire you like the corners.
 

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I'd love some pictures of your brake reservoir solution! I'm going to be welding up an exhaust for my little thumper sometime after the first service and I plan to use a rather unconventional location for the exhaust bracket... I'm also deleting the passenger pegs like you did.
 

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The problem with the rear rake resevoir is that brake fluid will take on or absorb water. Brake fluid should always be kept dry (sealed). So I am not sold on this vented cap, it is a cool idea, brakes dont need a lot of volume unless they are leaking and that is a whole different problem. But the moisture has to be kept out or the fluid could loose its hydraulic properties.
 
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