Right - but if I were to take my old female end connectors and put them on new brake line, I’d need flaring tools for the end as well. Not to mention it seems pretty tricky to get the flared ends right with hand tools.
Part of the issue I have is that I don’t even have a complete set to pattern from, so I am sort of stuck with buying new I think.
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This tool works good. Don't buy the cheap ones I did and own three versions of cheap style and the good one. I use Fed hill Brake when I built my system and they rented me the best tool for the job.
Here's a second plug for Fedhill, and I have the tool shown above. Makes the job far more accurate and manageable. Eastwood also sells a bender and, for want of a better word, "tweaking" tool to make the small adjustments that you invariably need to do on a re-plumbing job.
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Serial number AR250770
Engine # 18197
Exterior colour : red (i.e. Farina red) (i.e. AR 304)
Interior colour: black
Standard steel wheels with...
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