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Old 05-01-2016, 05:43 PM
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Default Brake Bleeder Valve Cap

Anyone know of a source to get brake bleeder valve caps for the RV-10?

I just started my conditional and both caps are awol.

thanks,

bob
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Old 05-01-2016, 08:53 PM
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I use those little plastic switch covers that auto parts stores sell for slipping onto toggle switches. A second or two with a heat gun helps to get them on or off.
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Old 05-02-2016, 08:03 AM
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Default McMaster

I don't have the cap size in front of me but try McMaster.

http://www.mcmaster.com/#breather-vents/=128gxh5
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Old 05-02-2016, 08:05 AM
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Thanks for the replies. I actually found some on Amazon last night.
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Old 05-02-2016, 01:41 PM
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Little late, but. . . .

#13

https://www.aircraftspruce.com/catal.../3055parts.php
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Old 05-02-2016, 02:32 PM
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I bought some of these a couple years ago. They work well on brake bleeder and zerk fittings.

Currently $0.48 each.

https://www.aircraftspruce.com/catal.../lubricaps.php
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