Lowbrow Customs offers a line of investment-cast aluminum master cylinder covers for a wide array of Harley-Davidson motorcycles from 1982 to current, for both front and rear master cylinders, and in finned or fish scale patterns. Using stock hardware and gaskets, these covers take only moments to swap out, which you can see in this install video, along with an overview showing each style and it fitted to it's respective motorcycle. These are just a few of the very necessary and useful parts available for your Harley-Davidson brakes to help you stop just as well as you go.
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Hi, I'm Tyler with Lowbrow Customs here to show you how to swap out your master cylinder cover. We have a variety of investment cast aluminum master cylinder covers for front and rear applications. The master cylinder is what holds your brake fluid, the master cylinder reservoir that is. And the rear master cylinder has a fluid for rear brakes. And on the right side handlebars, you typically have a handlebar-mounted master cylinder for your front brake.
It's pretty easy to swap these out. For a Lowbrow Customs master cylinder cover, you're going to be using the stock hardware and the stock gasket. And if you want, you could swap out the hardware for some stainless steel or brass or other hardware if you want to get a lot more swanky but the stock works just fine. Use your trusty Phillips screwdriver and simply remove these two screws and the cover comes off, you leave the gasket in place. You can see this nice warning on there. That's stupid and ugly and pointless. And then we take the nice cast, thin polished version here, which really complements the master cylinder housing very nicely.
I'll just go ahead and stock hardware back in place. You might want to put a little bit of blue Loctite on these, it's your choice but that will help ensure that they don't loosen up vibrators while you're riding. You definitely don't want to lose your master cylinder cover. And there's your brake fluid, make a mess out everything. Go ahead and get these snug and then tighten them up. And that's it. Have fun riding.