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Stainless Brake Lines

Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by BKinzey, Jan 31, 2007.

  1. BKinzey

    BKinzey 1/2 ton status

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    Thought I'd look into this upgrade.

    LMC has a Blazer complete prebent kit for $200. Any others?

    The catalogs I've looked at all warn that SS tubes take a heavier duty bender and flairing tools. The cost of these tools and the line is more than the prebent kit. Anybody have experience bending & flairing SS lines?
     
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    Yes, and I didnt enjoy it. The double flares also don't seem to seal as well as the regular mild steel either.
     
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    i went with russel. they are coated with clear plastic, better for offroad

    and are 25 canadian each
     
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    So I'm guessing Russell is clear coated regular lines and not SS?

    $25 each? Lost me there as there are several pieces. The SS kit has 8 which are pre-bent. I'm not asking about the flex lines but hard lines if that is what you are thinking.
     
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    I got a kit from inlinetube. They fit perfect and are all prebent SS. LMC is probably similar. I say go for it.
     
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    Classic tube. Inline tubes customer service sucks.

    Mike
     
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    Classic Tube doesn't have lines for '87 Blazer. They do say they can make custom if I send in old lines or a line drawing or trace of them.

    Inline wants $185 for a set which is $15 less than JCW.
     

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