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Old October 5th, 2007, 06:43 PM
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new brake lines

I need some help. I want to replace my brake lines with new extended ones but don't know how to do it. Can't be that hard, however, I would like a set of instructions. Did a search but came up empty.

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Old October 7th, 2007, 10:08 AM
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Unscrew old brake lines, screw on new ones, bleed brakes. Keep the work area clean to avoid getting crud in the system.
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Old October 7th, 2007, 11:27 AM
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do your self a favor, have a buddy with you when you bleed brakes or invest in the bleeder pump sold by atlantic british or rovers north so you can do it by yourself.

now might also be a good time to change the fluid all together.


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Old October 7th, 2007, 09:17 PM
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If you have some rust under your truck, spray the connections with PB Blaster the night before.
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Old October 7th, 2007, 10:30 PM
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now might also be a good time to change the fluid all together. Jay
There is enough fluid loss between changing the lines and bleeding them the fluid will be renewed, at least thats my experience.

Also get brake line wrenches, the box end ones with the slot to fit the line through. I think the size is 7/16.

Also dont be afraid to heat the fitting a bit with a propane torch to help it brake loose.

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Old October 9th, 2007, 03:42 PM
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Thanks. I guess the advice is to just go for it. I have done alot of work on my vehicle myself, however, I've always left the brakes to someone else. Just paranoid I guess.

Is it really worth buying a bleeder pump? Can you rent them?

Chuck.
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Old October 9th, 2007, 03:52 PM
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a buddy, a piece of hoseline, and a mason jar will do. bleeder pump is if you want to do it yourself.
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