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Old 01-16-2007, 01:35 PM   #51
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Let me see if I understand this correctly; you're saying that the FR SVT brake kit uses a single hose that runs into one caliper and back out again, and then across the suspension to the other caliper?!? Or is it just a matter of the current brake lines being sold for the SVT won't reach?
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Old 01-28-2007, 10:41 PM   #52
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HERE is a link to the .pdf file that includes, with pictures, a step by step instruction manual for the SVT Disc Brake Swap. The very last page has a list of torque specifications for some of the bolts/nuts. I found this document to be very useful when I installed my kit.

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Old 02-04-2007, 06:34 PM   #53
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I just finished a conversion this weekend. Plan on a full day of work. The hardest part with the kit was the rear brake lines. They fit but just barely.... I figured I would try the F2 Line kit..... They were way to close. I've purchased a set of Russel six line kit. From the looks of it the short line will connect to the line bracket and then into the frame rail bracket. I'll have more info after I swap the current lines with the russell set. Braking is improved and the parking brake locks them after two clicks of the handle. Oh yeah..... They look great onthe car too......
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Old 02-04-2007, 11:35 PM   #54
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the russell 6 piece lines DO NOT WORK FOR THE REAR
and the lines that come with the kit barely make it
installed mine in sept, maybe should just use front ss lines for the rear
I ordered mine from steeda, and figured they would work with the kit
the front lines work fine though,
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Old 02-05-2007, 11:35 AM   #55
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True, the rear ones don't work, but using the front lines will. I went to an auto parts store and got a pair of solid tube brake lines and used the, bent it to specs and was able to use the rear lines.
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Old 02-05-2007, 06:52 PM   #56
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I have the front ss lines on it, but the rears,
my mechanic said I must have gotten a bad pack
so what do you have to do to get the rears to work
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Old 02-06-2007, 01:35 AM   #57
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The russell kit I got from Tony D at newedgeperformance.com, worked just fine. However, I was using a complete used set-up off a wrecked SVT from focussalvage. I wonder if the Ford kit is a bit different. I may still have my receipt from Tony, or maybe he will remember what I bought, It has been two years ago, so I really don't remember. I"ll see if I can figure out what I put on there. I know they are stainless, and I think they were russell.
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Old 02-06-2007, 12:37 PM   #58
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Bah, I wish I had a lift and some nice tools to work with.
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It def. helps ^^^ But I went for years working in my driveway. My tools have evolved over the years, too. You have to start somewhere. ;)
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Viney, how long (roughly) would you say the brake lines were that you installed on your rear brakes? I also have a salvaged set of rear discs and all I need to get at this point are brake lines, BAT Inc sells front and rears seperate and have 8" and 16" lines. I don't need a full set since my front brake kit included stainless lines
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