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post #1 of 3 Old 01-01-2013, 04:30 PM Thread Starter
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I need to add more break fluid to the master cylinder on my 1946 CJ2a and am having a hard time removing let alone finding a tool that will actually fit inside that tiny round opening and will be able to twist the 1" square nut/cap off. Any help out there?


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post #2 of 3 Old 01-27-2013, 05:34 AM Thread Starter
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Ok I managed to get a digital camera inside and snapped a shot of the cap, it ended up not a 1" square nut, but rather a 1 1/8" 6 point, so I went and bought a 12 point 1 1/8" socket and a long handled 1/2" drives socket wrench, and with a little bit of a skinned knuckle I managed to get the cap off, used a simple self bleeder cup from local auto supply, and was successful on getting them bled. I am shocked no one posted any suggestions comments, or opinions, with 90 posts I would have imagined someone has done this before....
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post #3 of 3 Old 01-30-2013, 04:45 PM
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If you ever need a new cap and/or master cylinder try Napa Auto Parts. Those master cylinder were on forklifts many years since yours. You need to remove and compare/measure.
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