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Old 11-05-2012, 02:45 PM
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Mein Auto: 1997 740i
Master Brake Cylinder

I recently purchased a TRW Master Brake cylinder for my 1997 740i. The box has the cor=rect BMW part number 31316764190 . I matched it up with the unit in the can and it appears to be the same. The only difference is that the old unit has only one threaded entry for a brake line in the horizontal body of the unit and the new one has two. one opposite the other, on the old unit the opposite hole is molded sealed. I am thinking that I can just apply threadblocker to the unused plug nut that came with the new unit and close off the unused input. The question is will brake fluid dissolve the threadblocker?
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Old 11-05-2012, 07:15 PM
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Not if you use the correct grade. Check with Loctite and see what they recommend.
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