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Metal clip thing in master cylinder

So I have a track day coming next week and decided it would be a good time to upgrade the brake lines, put in new pads, and flush it out. In my haste to sop up the old fluid in the master I almost didn't notice this little metal clip that I apparently knocked loose inside the master. Can someone help me with its orientation? Also, am I going to hurt anything leaving everything overnight until I get my brake lines tomorrow?
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So I have a track day coming next week and decided it would be a good time to upgrade the brake lines, put in new pads, and flush it out. In my haste to sop up the old fluid in the master I almost didn't notice this little metal clip that I apparently knocked loose inside the master. Can someone help me with its orientation? Also, am I going to hurt anything leaving everything overnight until I get my brake lines tomorrow?
It fits down into the reservoir with the smaller circle facing up I believe. It just presses into place.

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End with hole goes down I believe, so the pancake end goes above the hole. Just turn it around.

Eh, I dunno, lol. I'm not sure what it does, really. Prevents large debris from getting in the cylinder would be my guess. Just make sure you don't cover the hole, fluid has to flow through there.

If I were at home, I'd pull the cover and get you a pic, sorry.

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