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#11880641 - 10/14/16 11:39 AM What Is This Thing?
Tire Master Offline
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Registered: 12/09/12
Posts: 25


It WAS on the tongue of my Ranger trailer. It appears to cover the hydraulic port for the surge brakes. I assume someone helped themselves to MINE at the ramp last weekend. I need to replace it but I'd like to know if it has a real name to make my search easier. Anyone?

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#11880656 - 10/14/16 11:46 AM Re: What Is This Thing? [Re: Tire Master]
Warren60 Offline
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Registered: 07/31/13
Posts: 212
Loc: Lewisville,Texas
Master Cylinder cap

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#11880664 - 10/14/16 11:52 AM Re: What Is This Thing? [Re: Tire Master]
Buzzard Breath Offline
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Registered: 09/25/11
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Loc: 32�42.136′N 97�6.772′W
whoever took it may they leave it loose and it fly off at 70mph and put a hole in their boat.
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Cutting torch the nuts.

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#11880732 - 10/14/16 12:51 PM Re: What Is This Thing? [Re: Warren60]
Tire Master Offline
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Registered: 12/09/12
Posts: 25
Thank you!

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#11880737 - 10/14/16 12:53 PM Re: What Is This Thing? [Re: Buzzard Breath]
CoachCBA Offline
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Originally Posted By: Buzzard Breath
whoever took it may they leave it loose and it fly off at 70mph and put a hole in their boat.


Agreed.
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#11880769 - 10/14/16 01:22 PM Re: What Is This Thing? [Re: Tire Master]
El Skeeter Offline
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Registered: 06/22/12
Posts: 468
Loc: Kissimmee,FL

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#11934144 - 11/14/16 04:32 PM Re: What Is This Thing? [Re: Tire Master]
Tire Master Offline
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Registered: 12/09/12
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OK...so I guess I have to admit it...I'm totally mechanically incompetent. I have the replacement in hand....WHY WON'T IT install right? Is there some sort of trick to get these suckers in right? I see the little notches and the teeth....I aligned them up...all is well...except for the fact it won't "TWIST" into place the way it should.....[censored] am I missing? I'm ready to start throwing [censored]! HELP!

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#11934174 - 11/14/16 04:47 PM Re: What Is This Thing? [Re: Buzzard Breath]
GIG'EM AGGIES Offline
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Registered: 05/14/14
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Loc: texas
Originally Posted By: Buzzard Breath
whoever took it may they leave it loose and it fly off at 70mph and put a hole in their boat.


+1000 and they get spinal meningitis, their a$$hole draws up around their nose, they get the drizzling $hits and live to be 1000 years old.

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#11934176 - 11/14/16 04:50 PM Re: What Is This Thing? [Re: Tire Master]
GIG'EM AGGIES Offline
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Registered: 05/14/14
Posts: 2449
Loc: texas
Originally Posted By: Tire Master
OK...so I guess I have to admit it...I'm totally mechanically incompetent. I have the replacement in hand....WHY WON'T IT install right? Is there some sort of trick to get these suckers in right? I see the little notches and the teeth....I aligned them up...all is well...except for the fact it won't "TWIST" into place the way it should.....[censored] am I missing? I'm ready to start throwing [censored]! HELP!


Best idea I can give you is go to either Rockwall Marine or Plano Marine and ask for help. Both places have helped me many times with similar issues.
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#11934203 - 11/14/16 05:03 PM Re: What Is This Thing? [Re: Tire Master]
RedSkeeter Offline

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Registered: 04/12/05
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Loc: Fork/Arlington some.
You may have to bleed the system, I'm a skeeter guy we have a different system but if takes fluid, and it's been compromised by driving and activation while stopping. You may want to heed GIG'UMs advice.. jm2c's
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#11934219 - 11/14/16 05:08 PM Re: What Is This Thing? [Re: Tire Master]
Andrew Y'Barbo Offline
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Registered: 06/25/12
Posts: 1365
Loc: Lufkin Texas
Make sure the tongue is pulled out. It goes in a specific way. The cap is designed to twist and lock out the brake system.

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#11934228 - 11/14/16 05:16 PM Re: What Is This Thing? [Re: Tire Master]
Wise 1 Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 07/30/12
Posts: 88

Put it in purpendicular to the tongue, the twist. It will lock in place. To lock out the brake acuator or remove, push button the turn again..

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