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#974567 - 12/01/09 11:41 PM Rear Brakle Lines Rusted  
GreyDuck  Offline
Getting the Wheeling Fever
Joined: Jun 2006
Posts: 25
Minneapolis, MN
My truck is suffering from rusted brake lines. The local dealership says I can get both rear lines pre-bent for about $100 (there are a lot of bends in these lines and I can't see what's going on over the gas tank) Or, I could get some generic straight lines for about $20 from the local parts store. Is it worth the extra $80 for the factory lines? I've bent a few lines in the past but these are quite a bit longer and they have many bends. If I do go with the generic lines how long should I get, is 72" long enough?

Also, is the best way to replace these to remove the box? It seems a lot easier than removing the gas tank. Or, should I use the generic lines and run them somewhere else?

As always, thanks for your time and advice! It is appreciated.

GreyDuck


1990 Truck 4X4 5sp 22re


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#974568 - 12/02/09 12:49 AM Re: Rear Brakle Lines Rusted [Re: GreyDuck]  
CJMT100  Offline
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I would cut the lines from a part where it isnt rusted and use a compression fitting there.


1996 T100, Mickey Thomson Classics, Bridgestone Dueler AT 265/75/16, custom offroad KC's.

#974569 - 12/02/09 01:38 AM Re: Rear Brakle Lines Rusted [Re: CJMT100]  
4x4runner  Offline
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Joined: Feb 2002
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North Carolina
I just went through the same deal on my '95 4 runner. I ordered the factory beake lines from the dealer, but they were not the same as the factory lines. I ended up cuttin g the rusted line and installed a compression fitting. My brakes are great and no leaks. Cost me about $4.00 and was much easier than replacing the entire brake line.


#974570 - 12/02/09 05:19 AM Re: Rear Brakle Lines Rusted [Re: 4x4runner]  
CJMT100  Offline
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Also remember, so long as you tuck the line sup good you dont have to follow the old lines 100%.


1996 T100, Mickey Thomson Classics, Bridgestone Dueler AT 265/75/16, custom offroad KC's.

#974571 - 12/03/09 08:26 PM Re: Rear Brakle Lines Rusted [Re: 4x4runner]  
MAC  Offline
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Posts: 480
Lower Hudson Valley, New York
What kind of compression fitting did you use? oem line is 6mm ?


#974572 - 12/04/09 04:14 AM Re: Rear Brakle Lines Rusted [Re: MAC]  
CJMT100  Offline
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They sell metric lines and fittings, go to the parts store and ask tbh.


1996 T100, Mickey Thomson Classics, Bridgestone Dueler AT 265/75/16, custom offroad KC's.


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