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Offline BalticBrick31

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Front brake hose question
« on: July 01, 2020, 11:24:30 PM »
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Lowered the front end of the 91 k100 and also did an ABS delete. Now to install a shortened one-piece brake hose. Does anyone recommend a brand or part number used?

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Re: Front brake hose question
« Reply #1 on: July 01, 2020, 11:29:46 PM »
What happens if we flame? Do you have a fuel leak?  :laughing4-giggles:
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Re: Front brake hose question
« Reply #2 on: July 02, 2020, 05:29:56 AM »
Not easy to recommend an "off the shelf" product for something custom you are making.
I'd suggest you determine the length you need and have one made at a local machine shop/parts store. Take the old hoses with you so they can match the ends of the starting point and the ending point. Shouldn't be that difficult.
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Re: Front brake hose question
« Reply #3 on: July 02, 2020, 06:52:25 PM »
I was hoping that wouldn’t be the answer...   177381  112350
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Re: Front brake hose question
« Reply #4 on: July 02, 2020, 07:19:18 PM »
Where do you live? You should be able to order one online but you'll still need to supply to the vendor the length of the hose between the fittings plus photos of the fittings so you'll get the them with the correct angles.
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Re: Front brake hose question
« Reply #5 on: July 05, 2020, 06:54:36 PM »
I’m in Pittsburgh, who do you go through online to do this? I could get the length roughly and supply the hoses with original fittings.
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Re: Front brake hose question
« Reply #6 on: July 05, 2020, 09:19:14 PM »
Here are two online suppliers and links to pages with their brake line measuring videos—Galfer and Spiegler. Pittsburgh has many local shops capable of fabricating lines, too. Overcome your reluctance and visit one.
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