Author Topic: alternative to the standard copper brake pipes  (Read 980 times)

smithyr5gt

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alternative to the standard copper brake pipes
« on: 12:48, Wed 02 March 2011 »
dose anyone know of any. i.e. braided or anything like that??????
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Re: alternative to the standard copper brake pipes
« Reply #1 on: 16:48, Wed 02 March 2011 »
you could run full braided lines but there are two reason why personally I wouldn't,
1.Braided brake hose costs a considerable amount more than good quality copper brake pipe.
2. copper pipe has no line swell, braided is far far better than the STD OE rubber lines to the callipers but still has some line swell over a long run of pipe work/lines,
 so braking won't be as good as copper main lines and braided to the callipers,
but it's the cost really that would put me off, you could replace copper lines probably 10 times what it would cost to run full braided :)

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Re: alternative to the standard copper brake pipes
« Reply #2 on: 16:58, Wed 02 March 2011 »
got ya. i have braided to calipers. just have to replace the copper and was thinking if there was an easier way id try it. but thats cool good enough answer for me thanks mate.
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