[DMCForum] Re: Copper vs Steel Brake Lines
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[DMCForum] Re: Copper vs Steel Brake Lines



A 25' roll of steel tubing costs less than $15 -- why even bother with
copper? I just replaced everything north of the flex lines on one of
my Lincolns for $30 (fittings cost more than the tubing).

Bill Robertson
#5939

>--- In DMCForum@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "Dave Stragand" <dave.stragand@xxxx>
wrote:
> Side note:

> Copper may work okay for the clutch line (lower pressures), but under no
> circumstances should it be used for the brakes.  Copper blows out very
> easily and is illegal for use in brake lines in the US.

> -Dave
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Martin Gutkowski [mailto:webmaster@xxxx]
> Sent: Friday, April 09, 2004 8:12 AM
> To: DMCForum@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: Re: [DMCForum] slave cylinder
>
>
> We had a similar experience and bought a portable pipe-flaring kit. Now
> in situations such as yours, it's a 5 minute job to make a new hard
line
> out of copper pipe.
>
> Best Wishes
>
> Martin
>
>
>
> [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]



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