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Old 05-04-2010, 08:19 PM
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broken metal brakeline headache

hello everybody,
im having a bad situation with my 68' chevy truck the front driver side rubber brakeline was torn, and upon removing it my friend broke the metal line.
now im having a terrible time removing it, any ideas [tricks]on how to remove it will help.should i replace the entire set of tubes seeing that they won't budgeand just stripping?


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Old 05-05-2010, 09:29 PM
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I wouldn't fool around with the old lines, you'll
be far ahead using new lines. also with the rubber hoses,
I wouldn't use them either, I would use the barded brake hose,
do you still have drum brakes on this truck?
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brake line fittings

i use a small vise grip the slight squashing of the ferrel nut usually loosen them. this methode has worked 100%for me. just practice with how much to flatten the nut. cliff
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