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Old 03-11-2007, 08:26 PM
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Default Need Brake lines etc.

Well, we blew a brake line Saturday so I am planning to replace them all, steel lines and the hoses. Is there a good/quality source for these. I get a lot of parts at Mac's but a lot of times they do not have the parts in stock. I am also considering a new master cylinder.
Any suggestions would be appreciated.

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Old 03-11-2007, 08:45 PM
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Default Brake lines

I bought brake lines at napa and with a line bender I made all new lines for my 59 Bob M
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Old 03-11-2007, 11:15 PM
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Most of the T-Bird suppliers have brake lines that fit exactly in regular steel and stainless steel. Stainless is twice as much, but you never need to replace it.
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Old 03-12-2007, 01:42 PM
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I did the same as Bob M bought lines and hoses at NAPA and made up my own with a tube bender.Just took the old ones off and used them as templates.George 60HT
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Old 03-12-2007, 06:55 PM
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Inline tub.....It was perfect fit. The only thing you have to do is straghtin the long one. Directions encluded .I got stainless
Poububly overkill but grandkids don't have to worry. (they won't know how to work on them) Anyhow they went right on.
Come to think of it i'm not sure there gettin these tbirds..........Bill
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Old 03-13-2007, 12:07 AM
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Mine are all new too. Not stainless, but quality.
The 1st set lasted 44 yrs.
I've already promised this car to my 4 yr old. He'll be 3rd generation orig owner. Prob have 1/2 a million miles on it by then.
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