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Old October 13th, 2008, 07:47 PM   #1
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Default Still Want Pre-Bent Brake Line For Suburbans

I've checked quite a few places for pre-bent line for my 93 Suburban. Anyone else have an idea? I don't want a how bunch of 5-foot sections spliced together, and the local shop wants about $600 to make line and put it in for me.
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You'll pay 3x times for the pre bent stuff then if you just buy a big bulk roll of brake line and make em..
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You'll pay 3x times for the pre bent stuff then if you just buy a big bulk roll of brake line and make em..
x2 id get a roll and make em urself. Are you replacing ALL of the lines ?
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You'll pay 3x times for the pre bent stuff then if you just buy a big bulk roll of brake line and make em..
Where can you buy a roll of brakeline? I've never seen it.
The point of the pre-bent stuff is that it matches the original perfectly. I've yet to see any installation job that looks as good as factory.
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Where can you buy a roll of brakeline? I've never seen it.
The point of the pre-bent stuff is that it matches the original perfectly. I've yet to see any installation job that looks as good as factory.
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I went through this same shat awhile back when I replaced some brake lines. I ended up using the 5ft sections from Autozone, the stuff they sold me bent so easy without a bender. Once it is on you cannot see that it is sectioned and worked great........................
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Where can you buy a roll of brakeline? I've never seen it.
The point of the pre-bent stuff is that it matches the original perfectly. I've yet to see any installation job that looks as good as factory.
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Every one that I did in the shop turned out great. The unions were covered by the gas tank and tucked up into the frame in the original clips. Take your time and it will look good.

The hardest part is flareing the line properly.
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x2 on inlinetube in shelby, good prices
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