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Steel braded brake line

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by cegusman, Jun 25, 2002.

  1. cegusman

    cegusman 3/4 ton status

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    I can get any length of steel braded brakes made fairly cheap, I was thinking replaceing all of my hard lines with steel bradedis their and problem with doing this?
     
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    Ive been thinking of doing this also. Wanting to do the feul lines possibly too. I dont see any problem other than the price, (which you dont have to worry about). Just be sure to fasten it to the frame so it doesnt hang down and get caught on things.
     
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    Who is making your lines. I would be interested in talking with them.
     
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    It is Katy hydraulics in katy tx. Don't know the number
     
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    seems excessive.
    just do braided line at any movement points
    like MC to frame
    frame to axle
    axle to caliper
    I dont think it matters in your application but brake feel would be better with the hard line
     
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    4X4HIGH 1 ton status Premium Member GMOTM Winner

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    Changing all of your brake lines to stainless braided is not a good idea. The braided hose does have a certain amount of give to it and if you replaced all the lines with braided I would bet you won't have hardly any brakes left. The more hard line you have the better off you are. Like someone else just said, only put braided near flex points.
     
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    Thanks for the replys, I guess i will just replace with hard lines. Is there any complete kit to do this or do I have to just bend my own?
     
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    LMC sells all the hardlines too. In both steel and stainless.
     

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