Steel Braided Brake Lines
antar at comcast.net
Thu Nov 1 20:20:01 PDT 2007
What about covering them with plastic tubing, like heat shrink? Won't
look as cool, but you could probably get it completely sealed, esp. with
a little silicone at the ends. Pretty sure you can get clear heat shrink
at a good electrical supply shop.
----- Original Message -----
>Date: Thu, 1 Nov 2007 13:01:58 -0400
>From: "Vittorio Bares" <Vittorio.Bares at nuance.com>
>Subject: RE: Steel Braided Brake Lines
>To: <quattro at audifans.com>
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> It's the rally car...lots of sand/grit involved. Most everyone uses SS
>lines in the woods. Never heard of the trapped grit issue. Doesn't mean
>it doesn't exist - just never heard of it.
>From: quattro-bounces at audifans.com [mailto:quattro-bounces at audifans.com]
>On Behalf Of David Ullrich
>Sent: Thursday, November 01, 2007 12:40 PM
>To: quattro at audifans.com
>Subject: Re: Steel Braided Brake Lines
>My recommendation? Unless it is a dedicated track car and you are
>willing to change them out seasonally...don't use them. The braided
>cover traps grit and sand which then chafes/erodes the underlying rubber
>line. And with the covering, you have no way to SEE what condition they
>are in....until it's too late and you blow a line in mid brake.
>1987 CGT 2.3 (ng) (for sale)
>On 11/1/07, Vittorio Bares <Vittorio.Bares at nuance.com> wrote:
>> Any recommendations for sourcing these (4ktq) ?
>> I've seen varying prices from $22 per, to $50 per...
>> Vittorio Bares
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