[s-cars] Tips in R&Ring rear brake hoses?

Aaron Taylor aaron at sunvalley.net
Tue Apr 16 20:04:06 EDT 2002

Here is a useful tip -
When using the special brake line wrenches with the slotted box end - After
you get the wrench around the nut, then squeeze the wrench closed around the
nut as tightly as possible with a pair of vice grips.
You may still break the nut off but at least you wont strip the flats off the
Works every time.

Peter Schulz wrote:

> Folks:
> Any tips in R&Ring the rear hoses - so I don't mangle the double flared
> rear brake lines?
> patient has 168kmiles on salted roads...
> I'm going apply liberal amounts of Wuerth Rost -off and make sure that I
> use the special brake line wrenches - but I know that this is no guaranty
> of no stripping the nuts on the hard lines.
> Thanks!
> Peter Schulz
> 1990 CQ
> 1991 200 20v TQW indigo mica
> 1991 200 20v TQW titanium grey
> Chelmsford, MA USA
> peschulz at cisco.com
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