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2nd Gen Brake line conversion Question

Discussion in 'Shocks, Suspensions, Lift Kits' started by Harry5150, September 27, 2002.

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  1. Harry5150

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    Does anyone foresee any problems with changing the hard brake line on a rear axle to all stainless steel?

    Since there are no extended brake line kits, I was think of just having everything made into stainless steel lines.

    Also is this just a distribution block (splitter) or a proportioning valve/block?

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    Howard Moderator Elite Explorer Staff Member Moderator Elite Explorer

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    I don't see any problems changing the flexible hoses for stainless steel. In fact you may even get a better brake pedal as they don't expand like the rubber ones do. I would make sure that you change all the rubber ones though to prevent uneven effects. As far as I can tell that block is just a splitter for the rear brakes.
     
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    That's what I did to mine, been using it like that for several years now without any problems.
     
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    Paul-

    Did you do it yourself or have a shop do it? Also, is the brake line setup on yours the same as the 2nd gens?
     
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    Harry,

    Let me know if you are going to proceed with this. I've been battling this problem for a while. If you plan on getting something built, let me know how much and have them make an extra set for me. If not, I'm just going to add a extension to the stock hose, but would feel safer if I have the extended line with new t fittings and such.

    The sooner the better. =)
     
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