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Old 04-01-2014, 08:02 AM
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dont do it . get the proper line for it. braided lines look cool but for the most part they fail.

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Yep, get the right lines.
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I don't like the looks of this install at all. Looks to me like it's gonna get bent even worse on suspension bump. I would dismantle and re-engineer with different pieces.
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Grind off the locators what you don't need or want. You can go flush with the parent material. There's plenty of material there and it won't pose any problems.
When Techinspector tells you to re-engineer...you do it! So here is the final product.

And many thanks to johnsongrass1 who gave me the idea to grind a new path for the banjo fitting!

OEM caliper before grinding


OEM caliper after grinding


I freed the original brake hose mounts using a crow bar and a vice. Then used pliers to open them up wide enough to accept a fuel hose wrapped around the new hose.


Here is what it looks like underneath the greasiest dirtball of a truck you have ever seen. Geez that is embarrassing.


My mind is now at ease that this is a much safer setup than before!
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attaching it to upper control arm will force it to flex on every bump. it will eventually break, probably at the fixed connection on the frame. a slightly shorter hose may clear all the obstacles and keep it from rubbing on anything, or getting pinched and still give you flexibility needed on suspension and turning. get rid of that bracket/guide attached to the A-frame. It's going to cause you trouble.
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