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I have a 2005 heritage softail classic i need to know the rear brake master cylinder bore size, is it 3/4 or 5/8 because i am removing the floorboards and adding forward controls, will a set advertised to fit 2004 fit 2005 or was there changes in the year.

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I think your rear master cylinder is 5/8" in diameter since it is only a single disc in the rear brake. Dual disc front brakes usually have the larger 3/4" diameter master cylinder. If you take the master cylinder apart, you can either measure the bore or look on the rubber "cup". The size is usually on the cup.

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