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How do I remove this?!?

Discussion in '"Stock" Alpine' started by Steeman01, Sep 11, 2020.

  1. Steeman01

    Steeman01 Donation Time

    How do I remove the dust cap/boot from the brake master cylinder? It's got like a crimp style fitting that I don't want to Mar the metal by just trying to pry it off. Any help is greatly appreciated!!!
     

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  2. junkman

    junkman Gold Level Sponsor

    Gently! Do the best you can and remember as long as it stays in place nobody is going to see it.
     
  3. belmateo

    belmateo Bronze Level Sponsor

    Gently is right, I would try to use one of those plastic upholestry pry bars and get that tab lifted enough to get something in between the plastic and tab so you don't Mar the metal.
     
  4. Steeman01

    Steeman01 Donation Time

    Thanks guys, do the typical rebuild kits come with a new boot/cover? I assume so, as this will not be very useful once off.
     
  5. sunalp

    sunalp Platinum Level Sponsor

    Some do, some don't. Ask before you buy.
     
  6. loose_electron

    loose_electron Gold Level Sponsor

    if you got a new one with the rebuild kit, some selective cuts with a dremel tool should help ease the problem. Pad the pry bar so you don't damage the metal.
     
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