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Old 04-14-2017, 04:46 PM   #11
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Re: Brake flaring

Originally Posted by abig84 View Post
check around to see if they sell all pre-made lines for your vehicle. one of the worst trucks to do brake lines on are those chevys where they have the abs module under the drivers seat just due to the way they are run. and i just found out they actually sell pre bent kits which might actually save a lot of time
Those kits are cheap, but they take me about 4 hours to do. I usually do one a month. They aren't too bad once you do a few dozen.

Stainless line is hard. I used a cheep flare tool for years, and it worked great. It would do stainless, but it was a little harder. I have since upgraded to the mastertool hydraulic flare tool. I personally prefer coated steel brake line. It will never rust, and in comes in straight lengths instead of a roll, and its easy to bend. All I buy is 6ft pieces.
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