Nipple size - oh er matron

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Nipple size - oh er matron

Postby nikon70 » Fri Apr 19, 2019 12:41 am

I want to swap out my front and rear bleed nipples (calliper end) with speed bleeders - do you know what size they are? And thread?

6mm ? 8mm ? 3/8 UNF ?
1.0 ? 1.25 ?

Can’t seem to find the answer on tinternet



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Re: Nipple size - oh er matron

Postby george baker » Fri Apr 19, 2019 11:10 am

Hi
which bike? Why not put it into your sig line then we wont have to ask?

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Re: Nipple size - oh er matron

Postby nikon70 » Sat Apr 20, 2019 10:27 pm

Sorry

R1200rt
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Re: Nipple size - oh er matron

Postby SteveD » Wed Apr 24, 2019 12:01 pm

Doesn't answer the question, but BMW calls them a vent screw and the same ones are used on these....

K26 (R 900 RT, R 1200 RT)   (07/2008 — 06/2014)
K27 (R 1200 R)   (11/2005 — 07/2014)
K43 (K 1200 R, Sport, K 1300 R)   (03/2004 — 07/2015)
K48 (K 1600 GT, K 1600 GTL)   (01/2010 — 02/2019)
K61 (K 1600 Bagger)   (01/2017 — 02/2019)
R21 (R 1150 GS Adventure)   (07/2001 — 09/2005)
R28 (R 850 R, R 1150 R, Rockster)   (11/1999 — 07/2007)
R22 (R 850 RT, R 1150 RT, R 1150 RS)   (11/2000 — 11/2004)
259 (R 1100 S, R 1100 RS)   (12/1996 — 07/2005)
259C (R 850 C, R 1200 C)   (10/2002 — 07/2004)
259C (R 1200 C Montauk)   (10/2002 — 10/2004)
259C (R 1200 C Independent)   (02/2003 — 08/2004)
K30 (R1200 CL)   (10/2001 — 07/2004)
K589 (K 1200 RS, K 1200 LT)   (06/1997 — 07/2008)

Unfortunately the fiche doesn't supply the dimensions.

Motorworks says this....Brake caliper bleed nipple Brembo M8x1.25
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Re: Nipple size - oh er matron

Postby beachcomber550 » Tue Sep 10, 2019 9:38 am

Don't forget you need the right size nipple spanner :-" ...................................
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