dated brake lines

Discussion in 'Brakes' started by coffee_brake, Feb 22, 2010.

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  1. Feb 22, 2010 #1

    coffee_brake

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    I know the stock rubber lines are supposed to be stamped with the year of manufacture.
    Is this true of braided stainless lines?

    What is the useable life of braided lines, if one assumes that 10 years is the life of the stock rubber lines?
     
  2. Feb 22, 2010 #2

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    I just now changed out the oem clutch and front brake lines to the braided ones on my 85 vmax, the rear brake line still looks good
     
  3. Feb 22, 2010 #3

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    Not sure what the line life is rated too. Still got OEM lines on most of the old muscle cars out back which are 40 years old or older. The aftermarket lines should last very long in comparison.

    Sean
     
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    i have some perfectly good stock hydraulic lines (front/rear brake and clutch) if anyone is interested, shoot me a PM. i'm sure sean does too.
     
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    Yea, I tend to throw them away but I usually keep the best ones just in case.

    Sean
     
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    Does anyone know where I can get some OEM clutch & brake lines for my 86 vmax? I want the original lines that have the spring around the line that acts as a sheathing.
     
  7. Mar 24, 2020 at 9:51 PM #7

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    Finding a really nice set can be tough. I am not sure what I have in the pile?
     
  8. Mar 25, 2020 at 4:59 AM #8

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    They are still available from Yameringha - have a look here and here
     

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