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I'm converting the tanks on the bars to Rizoma and I need two of those plastic elbows. I just looked and the OEM / Brembo ones are $20 EACH. Wtf? Has anyone found alternate options? $40 for 2 tiny bits of plastic is ridiculous.
 

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False alarm. I was looking for them online (where theyre $20) but the local dealership has them for $8.

I was talking about the 90deg plastic elbow that presses into the master cylinder and connects to the fluid reservoir line.
 

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"False alarm. I was looking for them online (where theyre $20) but the local dealership has them for $8..."

So is $8 for a little piece of plastic not ridiculous or only a little less ridiculous? Funny how your perspective can change. One of the things I have disliked from day one on my S1K (14 years now...) is the silly Tupperware reservoirs but I have always thought the $75-$80 asking price on the admittedly beautiful Rizoma reservoirs was ridiculous. Makes me wonder about the viability of the $7 Chinese ones because that $80 will almost get me a nice bottle of 15 year old Glendronach single malt and pair of Rizomas will almost get me a bottle of Longrow 18... which of course is not at all ridiculous.
 

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"False alarm. I was looking for them online (where theyre $20) but the local dealership has them for $8..."

So is $8 for a little piece of plastic not ridiculous or only a little less ridiculous? Funny how your perspective can change. One of the things I have disliked from day one on my S1K (14 years now...) is the silly Tupperware reservoirs but I have always thought the $75-$80 asking price on the admittedly beautiful Rizoma reservoirs was ridiculous. Makes me wonder about the viability of the $7 Chinese ones because that $80 will almost get me a nice bottle of 15 year old Glendronach single malt and pair of Rizomas will almost get me a bottle of Longrow 18... which of course is not at all ridiculous.
Yes but the Rizoma tanks will be around at least 10x longer ?

$16 for two little plastic elbows is still insane considering they're on a million Brembo masters so if someone does have a cheaper replacement I'm all ears. But now we're into fifth-of-Canadian-Club territory...
 

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@PNWSC1000 Do you need anything besides that reservoir and arm? If I recall it correctly, stock reservoirs are fitted in master cylinder. Do I need additional attachement to go from reservoir to cylinder.
 

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Julie at Kurvey Girl sold me a couple a few years back, I think I went from 90's to straight ones.

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@PNWSC1000 Do you need anything besides that reservoir and arm? If I recall it correctly, stock reservoirs are fitted in master cylinder. Do I need additional attachement to go from reservoir to cylinder.
The Rizoma tanks come with the attachment arm. You just need the elbow fitting and a piece of fuel line.

I've also heard some of their tanks have the fitting in the bottom of the tank facing straight down. I imagine those ones you could just plug straight into the master... But then the only thing holding the tank in is the hose fitting instead of the additional bolt/bracket.
 
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