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Vega stainless brake lines?

Postby 71LS1Vega » Sat Mar 03, 2007 2:11 pm

What brake lines do i use if i were going to use the S-10 calipers on my 71 vega? can i use the S-10 lines?
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Postby cosvega76 » Sun Mar 04, 2007 7:52 am

I'm sure someone will chime in for stock-style hoses, but I went to my local race supply house and got some stainless brake hoses. The hose comes in different lengths, and the ends thread on. Just pick the length of hose and style of end you need and assemble.

These hoses are not DOT approved, but the only difference is those have passed the pressure test required by the DOT. The hose is the same. I have used mine for years, and have no reservations using them.

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Postby 71LS1Vega » Sun Mar 04, 2007 11:45 am

yeah that is an option as well. but i didnt know if certain model vehicles were the same such as the S-10's or G-bodys or something similar to that. or if someone knows a company or person that makes them for our cars.
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Brake Hoses for Front S-10 Brakes

Postby BillB1210 » Sun Mar 04, 2007 2:21 pm

Use 1976 Nova Hoses, available at NAPA or Autozone. Be careful where the "banjo" fits into the mount. The hose will run from that banjo down to the S-10 caliper. Make sure the spring doesn't interfere with the hose, my first one was cut in half by the coil.h

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Postby 71LS1Vega » Mon Mar 05, 2007 1:15 am

any reason it has to be a 76? otherwise if it was range i could buy probably certain ones that are stainless.
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Postby BillB1210 » Mon Mar 05, 2007 8:53 pm

Don't know what else will fit, but these were the ones recommended on Bob's V8 H-body site a year and a half ago. NAPA or AutoZone could cross reference them.

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Postby barebonesracecars » Tue Apr 10, 2007 9:19 am

Russell makes a stainless braided line kit for S-10's. The front lines work fine on our cars with the S-10 front brake conversion.

The rear line (body to axle) is a bit longer than it needs to be, but will work.

I think the kit was about $79 at Summit.
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Postby 71LS1Vega » Tue Apr 10, 2007 3:03 pm

do you possibly know what part number it is? if not, its not a big deal ill most likely find it.
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Postby barebonesracecars » Tue Apr 10, 2007 6:28 pm

RUS-672330, I believe.

http://store.summitracing.com/partdetai ... toview=sku

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Postby 71LS1Vega » Tue Apr 10, 2007 6:29 pm

yeah i found it. its not too bad of a price. i was also looking at there wilwood brake kit with rotors and calipers and thinking of getting it but the almost 675.00 price tag makes me go high pitched... lol but i might pony up and get it, after all its not only about how fast you go....you have to be able to stop after.
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Postby VegaRon72 » Sun Apr 15, 2007 6:27 pm

Nova Brake Hoses Napa #4136845.

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Postby 71LS1Vega » Sun Apr 15, 2007 6:35 pm

but i can use the s-10 stainless lines tho right
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Postby VegaRon72 » Sat May 12, 2007 4:41 pm

VegaRon72 wrote:Nova Brake Hoses Napa #4136845.

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Looks like these can no longer be had by Napa. I checked in Autozone, and the other number that was provided by Bob Gumm, is no longer available either.

What to do?

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Postby cosvega76 » Sun May 13, 2007 7:02 am

Ron,

I'll check at work tomorrow, but in the meantime, try them for a 36845 brake hose. We've been phasing out the TruStop line, but the NAPA Brake line should be available.

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