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Need some advice on upgrade brake lines

Postby sugaryuk » Sun Jan 10, 2016 1:47 am

Can anyone recommend which brake lines to use for my set up? I'm hoping to find a set of stainless lines if I can. I've swapped to belltech s10 drop spindles using PowerStop kc1482 single piston calipers -- link: http://www.autoanything.com/brakes/power-stop-performance-brake-calipers

Any chance these could work? http://www.jegs.com/i/JEGS-Performance- ... Id=1682813
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Re: Need some advice on upgrade brake lines

Postby 283vega » Sun Jan 10, 2016 5:52 am

Try inline tube.com
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Re: Need some advice on upgrade brake lines

Postby cammerjeff » Sun Jan 10, 2016 12:36 pm

The Standard or Stainless lines from Inline Tube Should work, But you may need custom or at least different Flex Lines for your Calipers. I would call the Inline Tube Tech Line they should be able to help you. Are you using the stock style Master Cylinder and Proportioning Valve?
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Re: Need some advice on upgrade brake lines

Postby gt350fme » Sun Jan 10, 2016 11:52 pm

In my case, a 12" long flexible brake line was correct, the jegs 18" may be a bit long, do measure that length carefully .
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Re: Need some advice on upgrade brake lines

Postby sugaryuk » Mon Jan 11, 2016 12:30 am

gt350fme wrote:In my case, a 12" long flexible brake line was correct, the jegs 18" may be a bit long, do measure that length carefully .


Only 12"? I thought a length of 15" was more commonly required, I'll to measure mine out. Do you know if the end fittings in the Jegs link I posted will work? Having troubles finding out size specs for the brake hoses.
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Re: Need some advice on upgrade brake lines

Postby gt350fme » Mon Jan 11, 2016 4:02 pm

Stock length is 12" and I to thought it was short but 18" was to long.
The jegs hose 3/8-24 female side will work but may need an adapter to connect, the bango bolt side needs to match the new caliper and they don't state what's there in your link.
My 12" braided brake hose is 3/8-24 female both sides with adapter bushing at both ends.
Adapter stuff came with the areospace brake kit and inline tube.
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Re: Need some advice on upgrade brake lines

Postby Monza Harry » Mon Jan 11, 2016 10:20 pm

Here is some light reading for you. :lol: This PDF has a LOAD of fittings, the numbers should prove useful in the search for that adapter from :censored: . Harry http://www.plews-edelmann.com/assets/1/ ... _90078.pdf
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Re: Need some advice on upgrade brake lines

Postby sugaryuk » Thu Jan 14, 2016 7:42 pm

Thanks guys --appreciate the help! Here's a couple pics of my "hi-performance red" ( :th: ) calipers from Powerstop. The area for the banjo bolt fitting measures approx 1-1/8". I'm assuming that the fittings pictured in the Jegs link should fit judging by the looks of them. Now just a matter of determining proper length and brackets. As far as length goes, if you can secure the line with clamps so there's no kinks or binds in the line, does the length matter? (according to my wife it doesn't! :lol: )
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