954 front master cylinder - Honda Motorcycles - FireBlades.org
Honda FireBlade Discussion of the Honda CBR 900RR, Honda CBR 929RR, Honda CBR 954RR, and Honda CBR 1000RR Motorcycles.

User Tag List

LinkBack Thread Tools
post #1 of 3 Old 09-09-2005, 1:56 PM Thread Starter
Join Date: 05-16-2005
Posts: 4
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Reputation Power: 0
954 front master cylinder

I bought a 954 back in May. After my 600 Hornet, the power, handling, and braking of the blade is just amazing.


The front brake master cylinder is kind of leaning over at around 45 degrees from the horizontal, i.e. if I were to just remove the filler cap, the brake fluid would just pour out - to top up the level, I would have to first disconnect the resevoir from the brake lever assembly and get somebody to hold it upright.

I hope this is clear without any pics.

I had just assumed that this was some poor design. But looking a few picks, I'm now not so sure. Can anybody advise?

chetty is offline  
Sponsored Links
post #2 of 3 Old 09-09-2005, 2:03 PM
Join Date: 02-07-2002
Posts: 10,531
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 1 Post(s)
Reputation Power: 0
Re: 954 front master cylinder

With the bike leaning on the sidestand and the bars turned fully to one side ( I forget whether it is left or right, but you'd find out quick enough) the fluid levels out, and you can add as needed.
BDA116 is offline  
post #3 of 3 Old 09-11-2005, 5:29 AM
Join Date: 05-17-2004
Location: CA, U.S.
Posts: 1,063
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Reputation Power: 18
Re: 954 front master cylinder

Just in addition. If your front brake reservour needs more break fluid I would recommend bleeding the system and fill with new fluid. It is not a good idea to add fluid if you are not sure what fluid is already in the system.
jaim is offline  

  Lower Navigation
Go Back   Honda Motorcycles - FireBlades.org > Honda Motorcycle Models > Honda FireBlade

Quick Reply

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Honda Motorcycles - FireBlades.org forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.


Confirm Password:
Email Address
A valid e-mail address is REQUIRED. You will not have access to any site features until you activate your account using the activation e-mail that is sent to this address.

Email Address:


Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
929, 954 front brake master cylinder piston size. CraigB Honda FireBlade 9 11-28-2006 7:22 PM
Front brake master tech cylinder question G-Force Junkie General Discussion 13 11-24-2004 1:59 AM
Brembo front master cylinder 425954guy Honda FireBlade 9 11-04-2004 12:01 PM
Question: 954 vs. 929 Front Master Cylinder Chrome Dome Honda FireBlade 5 08-29-2004 2:14 PM
929 front brake master cylinder, 954 same??? bligz Honda FireBlade 9 12-17-2003 3:38 PM

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome