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Old 05-18-2010, 11:43 AM   #1
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Where to buy brake lines and brake fittings

I might be tackling redoing some of the brake hard lines on my E30. In particular the rear lines. Just wondering if anyone knows where to buy the lines and fittings?

I'm assuming crappy tire or parts source will have something but I figured some of you would have some valuable input.

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Old 05-18-2010, 12:22 PM   #2
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I've been buying mine recently at CT - they've actually got quite a good selection now and the prices are suprisingly reasonable too.
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Old 05-18-2010, 12:24 PM   #3
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x2....Got bored this winter waiting for parts so I said eff it lets do the brakelines ...Got lines and fittings from partsource - work great!
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Old 05-18-2010, 12:30 PM   #4
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I've been buying mine recently at CT - they've actually got quite a good selection now and the prices are suprisingly reasonable too.
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x2....Got bored this winter waiting for parts so I said eff it lets do the brakelines ...Got lines and fittings from partsource - work great!
Did you buy the pre-cut and flared lines with fittings already installed? Or did you buy a flaring tool and do it yourself?
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Old 05-18-2010, 02:13 PM   #5
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Get the flaring tool and do it yourself. I got my stuff from Partsman and got like 100ft of brake line =D
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Old 05-18-2010, 02:40 PM   #6
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I buy the closest length (slightly longer) with the fittings already attached. Double flaring brake lines is not my idea of a fun afternoon... plus the neighbors don't like me screaming profanities.

Buy a bender, to make nice even bends that won't kink. if it's slightly too long you can put a bit of a bend in it to take up the slack.
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Old 05-18-2010, 03:07 PM   #7
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I buy the closest length (slightly longer) with the fittings already attached. Double flaring brake lines is not my idea of a fun afternoon... plus the neighbors don't like me screaming profanities.

Buy a bender, to make nice even bends that won't kink. if it's slightly too long you can put a bit of a bend in it to take up the slack.
Yeah this is what I was thinking as well.
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