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Gasket/O-Ring for clutch master cylinder..?


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I want to make or buy a gasket/o-ring for the clutch master cylinder on The Mistress. The original one desintegrated years ago, and ever since then I have been making gaskets with gasket paper, but they keep blowing up. What material can I use that will stand up to the brake fluid??? Would a neoprene or nylon gasket work? What about a rubber o-ring? How about some old inner tube???? Suggestions? Thoughts? A penny for your thoughts??

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A mechanic friend of mine came up with a great idea- just cut apart a bottle (same one the brake fluid comes in) and make the gasket!!!!!

Damn why didnt I think of that???

I think the bottle would be too stiff and not seal. But give it a try.

Ken

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Do you need a gasket for the screw on cap? If so, most of the original ones came with a cork ring. The "snap" type that close with a wire bail use a rubber gasket.

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The DOT III will swell up the rubber half again bigger. My 1941 Chevy has the same type of master cylinder with a screw in cap, I went to the local swimming pool supply and found a Teflon seal ring for a pool pump. It is impervious to everything from brake fluid to chlorine. Cost a whole 59 cents. Paul

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