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Old 01-12-2020, 06:58 PM   #1
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How are you guys routing your rear brake lines after converting to disc?

I have captain fabs brackets installed for the D52 calipers and everything on, just not sure how to route the flex line. Are you guys going over the leaf springs or under? I donít have a flip kit so my springs still sit on top of the axle. Any pictures or feedback would be great. Thanks!
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Old 01-13-2020, 07:28 PM   #2
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Re: How are you guys routing your rear brake lines after converting to disc?

So this is what I have currently mocked up. Thoughts? The loop down wasnít ideal but the shock mount and leaf spring perch seem to force me further towards the differential.
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Old 01-13-2020, 08:24 PM   #3
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Re: How are you guys routing your rear brake lines after converting to disc?

My Caddy with rear discs uses a pretty short rubber brake hose, like 6 inches. I wouldn't want too much hose flapping around
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Old 01-13-2020, 09:53 PM   #4
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Re: How are you guys routing your rear brake lines after converting to disc?

Yea I think I am going to aim for a much shorter routing.
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Old 01-17-2020, 08:42 AM   #5
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Re: How are you guys routing your rear brake lines after converting to disc?

I used a shorter flex line and made the connection to the hard line just inside the shock mount. I have my axle flipped. You don't want the flex line hanging very lose.
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Old 01-17-2020, 11:42 PM   #6
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Re: How are you guys routing your rear brake lines after converting to disc?

Here is what I settled on. Feel pretty good about it.
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Re: How are you guys routing your rear brake lines after converting to disc?

Looking much better. I drive through gnarly bushes and rocks so I would be trying to loop that to the upside.
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Re: How are you guys routing your rear brake lines after converting to disc?

I welded some tabs on.
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