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post #1 of (permalink) Old 12-01-2002, 03:59 PM
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post #2 of (permalink) Old 12-01-2002, 04:54 PM
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Re: brake lines ?

I assume your referring to the vertical lines off your front calipers?
If so, its possible someone didnt tighten the banjo fitting with the brake line pointing up and slightly inwards, they *will* go on pointing at the tires. If this is the case, just loosen the banjo bolt & reposition the line so it wont hit.

I know, i had my calipers off a dozen times the last 3 weeks [img]images/graemlins/smirk.gif[/img]
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post #3 of (permalink) Old 12-02-2002, 02:14 PM
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Re: brake lines ?

thanks broncomania for the tips on my front caliper line it was not pointing up and wore out my line good news is that the shop that did my brakes ate the bill for parts and labor thanks again no rubbing woohoo
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Re: brake lines ?

Well there's really no reason to delete your original post because it might help somebody in the future, but here's something else to be very careful about. One time during a brake job I got in a hurry and accidently reinstalled one of my calipers with a twist in the brake line. Needless to say, that is not a good thing and could quite possibly have ripped off if I had turned full lock and drooped the suspension at the same time! [img]images/graemlins/blush.gif[/img] Luckily I realized my folly after a short test drive, but if I hadn't glanced under there I really might have had a lethal problem on my hands! [img]images/graemlins/shocked.gif[/img] [img]images/graemlins/grin.gif[/img]
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