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front 60 extended brake lines.

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by spoolnaround, Feb 5, 2003.

  1. spoolnaround

    spoolnaround 1/2 ton status

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    Those of you that have put in a 60 what lines have you run? Brand and length? I was on Russell's web page and they dont list a K30 line for anything longer than a 4" lift WTF? What have you guys done? Do I need to have them made? Right now I have my lines from my D44 on, they work to move it around but I dont trust them and need them for the rear discs any way. So what have you guys done?
     
  2. ZonkRat

    ZonkRat 1/2 ton status

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    I did SFA swap in 88 SWB.Used stock lines for late model 2WD GM.Have to measure them to see how long,but,was plenty for mine.Lift is about 6-7 in.and they hooked up right on Ford D60 calipers.Factory lines wouldn't reach,mabey just to move it around,but,were tight at rest. /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
     
  3. Sandman

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    I got some extended lines from skyjacker. They seem to be fine.
     
  4. TX Mudder

    TX Mudder 1/2 ton status

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    I have the Skyjackers also.
    Got them from 4WPW.
    They are supposed to be for 6 - 8" lift. I didn't measure them, but they look plenty long.
    -- Mike
     
  5. madmike

    madmike 1/2 ton status

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    Same as TX Mudder, worked for me!
     
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    73k10sub 1/2 ton status

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    The part number for an Explorer Pro Comp kit that includes a rear line for a 14bolt FF is 7220. The front lines measure 28.5" OVERALL(from the end of one fitting to the end of the other fitting). I do not have them installed because of many other things to do. The rear one is 21.25" OVERALL and not installed either. This kit was $90.25 through a local dealer.

    I have been told that the lines from an '84 1/2 ton 2WD Suburban are about 23" long and will work on the D60 also. I was also told you will need a couple of extra nuts to secure them at the frame end as they do not clip in the way the stock ones do.

    BTW, I am doing all this to an '86 K30.

    LOL
     
  7. Shagnaz

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    I had the 60 lines lengthened to 30". That is 30" of
    hose and not including the ends.
    $60 was the total.
     
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    Shagnaz, did you go with rubber hose or stainless?

    This is for the front 60 not the rear. 4WP said they didnt show anylines for a 60 front with 6" of lift! /forums/images/graemlins/rolleyes.gif
     
  9. great scott

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    I did a combination of pro comp hoses and then built a bracket to mount them under my frame. the bracket moved them 4" closer to the axle(allmost like havng 4" longer lines). I built my bracket out of a pice of angle iron(very easy).I am runig 5"s of suspention lift and have a 30 degree RTI score near 1000 point and I have never had a brake line to tight.
     

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