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Old 08-12-2003, 11:56 PM
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Unhappy Brake line size???

I've seen various combinations of steel brake line sizes people have used - 3/16" & 1/4". I'm planning on installing front disc brakes w/ rear drums on a single reservoir master. While I'm sure any of these sizes will work, can anyone give me some feedback on what size line you used and what worked for you?

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Old 08-13-2003, 12:03 AM
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Vic,
I use 3/16 on just about everything,seems to work ok.

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Vic,
I use 3/16 on just about everything,seems to work ok.

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Ditto here. 3/16 also seems to be what most of the factory lines are on newer cars.

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The 3/16 will work fine, but I would seriously consider using a dual master cylinder.
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Hey Vic. Did you go to the Gasser Gathering this year? My father-in-law died that Sunday so I missed it. Will you come up to the Hot Rod Reunion A Famoso in a couple of months?

This topic was kicked around quite a bit in this thread;

http://hotrodders.com/showthread.php...ght=brake+line
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Old 08-13-2003, 12:28 PM
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Thanks guys for all your feedback on subject of brake lines. Hey Jeff, your mailbox is full and cannot receive any more mail. Didn't make it to Thompson, hopefully next year. See you at Bakersfield, Vic
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