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Rear Axle Break Flexy's
« on: 23:04, Sat 17 September 2011 »
Alright guys i noticed the other day while under me car that one of the flexy bit of break pipe that runs under by the axle was slightly shagged and will defiantly need replacing, are these the bits u get when u buy the braided break lines.. and what are they like to change ??

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Re: Rear Axle Break Flexy's
« Reply #1 on: 03:34, Sun 18 September 2011 »
hey bud the braided lines will only replace the rubber flexi ones ,if the steel brake pipes are corroded you have to change them for copper ones

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Re: Rear Axle Break Flexy's
« Reply #2 on: 08:38, Sun 18 September 2011 »
yeh its just the flexys.. they proper k-nackerd copper pipes look to be in newish condition and all ok  :)  do u no if there a fiddle to change ?? nice one dude thanks :D
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Re: Rear Axle Break Flexy's
« Reply #3 on: 10:14, Sun 18 September 2011 »
They can be a bit difficult to change if they is alot of rust around the joints, you should use a proper brake pipe spanner so you dont round the unions off, then you will need to bleed the rear brakes, hoping bleed nipples on calipers dont snap!

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Re: Rear Axle Break Flexy's
« Reply #4 on: 12:22, Sun 18 September 2011 »
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They can be a bit difficult to change if they is alot of rust around the joints, you should use a proper brake pipe spanner so you dont round the unions off, then you will need to bleed the rear brakes, hoping bleed nipples on calipers dont snap!

sweet, ive had my calipers of a few times its just where the unions are at a glance they lookd like they were 1 with the car the corrosion was so bad

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Re: Rear Axle Break Flexy's
« Reply #5 on: 21:20, Sun 18 September 2011 »
you should be cool mate ,easy job ,as long as you can get the brake pipe free ,if its copper the brake pipe ends sometimes stick to the copper pipe just work the end back and forth until the pipe pops from the brake pipe end ,then fitting your new flexis will be easy  :D ,worst case senario you will have to change the copper pipe if it gets twisted :wink:  :wink:  :wink:

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Re: Rear Axle Break Flexy's
« Reply #6 on: 22:01, Sun 18 September 2011 »
just to ask also are these

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Goodridge-Red ... 3f09bc7481

and these

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Goodridge-Bra ... 2eb604b922

the same thing, or is the second choice better??

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Re: Rear Axle Break Flexy's
« Reply #7 on: 22:10, Sun 18 September 2011 »
Same thing dude. It's just the color or the outer sheaving that's different.

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Re: Rear Axle Break Flexy's
« Reply #8 on: 22:31, Sun 18 September 2011 »
sweeeet...color coded break lines it is then  :D

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Re: Rear Axle Break Flexy's
« Reply #9 on: 20:44, Mon 19 September 2011 »
go to rally design much cheaper than ebay and they are goodridge items  :D

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Re: Rear Axle Break Flexy's
« Reply #10 on: 21:24, Mon 19 September 2011 »
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go to rally design much cheaper than ebay and they are goodridge items  :D


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