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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old Nov 20th, 2019, 7:38 pm Thread Starter
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Brake fluid reservoir

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Minor traffic incident with an insane pedestrian resulted in my front brake fluid reservoir gently rolling down the road. Cracked at the base so replacement required. Frustratingly, BMW will only sell the entire brake lever unit at a spicy price. Anyone know of or can provide a replacement that fits the stock port?

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post #2 of 5 (permalink) Old Nov 22nd, 2019, 5:34 am
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Hi Sean, best option might be to track down a tidy used front brake assembly from a wrecker/breaker yard. I did a quick check and it seems the part is not compatible with the 1300 S which is a pity although the reservoir itself might be. Also, you will need to be year specific when hunting a part as the MAX BMW parts fiche shows three different part numbers for the same item. I am new to the 1300ís having been on a K1200RS for many years which is a totally different beast so donít have a lot of specific info on these bikes. I also had a look at Motobins and James Sherlock for secondhand parts in the UK but nothing there, and nothing at Beemer Boneyard in the States either although you can back order with them. Maybe a smaller local parts shop can help.

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post #3 of 5 (permalink) Old Nov 23rd, 2019, 1:25 pm
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If it helps the K1300GT uses the same brake reservoir and master cylinder. I'd check the junk yards for a complete unit.

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post #4 of 5 (permalink) Old Nov 28th, 2019, 3:45 am
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RIZOMA reservoir will do the job

Just ordered one for my Front Master Cylinder:

*** Its for K1300R, but fits also the S ***

BTW, friend with K1200S 06' replaced his with RIZOMA, so he gave me his old OEM plastic one, tried it & it fits the 1300S master cylinder pump..
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post #5 of 5 (permalink) Old Nov 29th, 2019, 6:59 pm
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Looks like the brakes are Brembo. Try here for parts.
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