ZX-7 NISSIN FRONT MASTER CYLINDER

My first FZR modification, and probably one of the most important ones! I got this off a 1995 ZX-7 for $50, but there are many bikes that use these Nissin M/Cs as original equipment, including the YZF 600. The only real difference that will vary from bike to bike is the banjo bolt size and the remote reservior mounting bracket. Other than those, they are pretty much bolt-on. Having good reliable brakes is a no brainer, and let me tell you, the Nissin M/C is sooo much smoother and powerful compared to the original master it's not even funny.

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Here's my Nissin front master cylinder broken down after buying it to clean it up. Just use a clean rag and some new brake fluid to clean the parts.
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Notice where I mounted the remote reservoir. The handle bar is bolted on the other side of the clip-on, so I went and bought a longer bolt for the remote mounting bracket.
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Just showing how I routed my nice new Goodridge stainless steel braided lines... notice that the inside line end is angled while the other is straight.
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The bracket position is decent and isn't blocking my temperature gauge.
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Notice that the original brake line splitter is gone since these lines go directly from the master cylinder to the calipers.
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Almost ready to roll. Brakes are all filled and bled.
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That rubber hose going from the reservoir to the master cylinder is what you need to squeeze a bunch of times when bleeding or refilling. Air gets stuck in there and you can't get any fluid into the master.
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My pooches helping keep me warm... it was winter time and cold out!
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Here you can sort of see how the bracket is angled. I had to take the ZX-7 bracket and bend it to suit.
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Partially rebuilt calipers... I completely disassembled each of these, replaced all the seals and cleaned them up with a toothbrush and wheel cleaner - the best thing to remove that stubborn brake dust. I also bought some new EBC HH brake pads for them.