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    WTB: brake bleed port dust caps

    Couple of my bikes are missing these. Like this:
    https://www.amazon.com/Shimano-Spare...mano+bleed+cap
    I'm not interested in paying $10.38/ea or even half that. Universal Cycles has them for $4/ea but even that's hard to swallow and then there'd be shipping, too. Another Amazon seller offers them for $2.11 + $4.95 shipping each or $7.06 each -- too much.
    Anybody know where these are available cheap? I'd like to buy a half dozen to have on hand. TIA.
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    Electrical tape and top of it electrical heat shrink. Or cling film and heat shrink. Done. These prices are ridiculous.

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    Google zerk fitting caps. You might find something that will work. There are some zerks with 4.8mm nipples that are similar in size to bleed port nipples.
    Do the math.

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    Vacuum hose caps from Auto parts store.

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    I wrote to the Amazon seller of the $2.11 bleed caps and was told the $4.95 shipping charge would cover the whole order (not per bleed cap), so I decided I'd order a half dozen. This would make them less than $3 each net. Still too pricey but whatever.

    They only had two in stock. Damn.

    I ordered the two anyway. Sometimes I'm lazy that way.

    Thanks for the suggestions, you guys.
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    Bummer. I woulda stopped by the LBS. They've gotta have some from replacement jobs, likely free for the asking. Next time...

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    Quote Originally Posted by noapathy View Post
    Bummer. I woulda stopped by the LBS. They've gotta have some from replacement jobs, likely free for the asking. Next time...
    Next time fo' sho'. Thanks, brutha.
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    Quote Originally Posted by thesmokingman View Post
    Thanks, smokingman. I already ordered a couple so I guess I'm good for a while. I'll keep these in mind in case I need more.
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