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Old 04-15-2003, 08:21 PM
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Post Teflon tape on brake lines

I'm putting a new master cylinder in my Jag. I was wondering if you can use Teflon tape on the flare fittings to help prevent leaks or do you need it?

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Old 04-15-2003, 08:36 PM
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No it will cause more problems that it will solve. Chance of getting the tape into the system. Flares are designed for metal to metal seal only.
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NO NO NO NO
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Old 04-16-2003, 05:12 AM
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Right on willys- if they don't seal there is something wrong with the flare- redo- don't try to fudge w/teflon... stopping is just as important as going!!!
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Old 04-16-2003, 05:25 AM
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ditto, ditto, ditto. not something to mess with, jag, we'd like to see you around for awhile.
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