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Old 03-26-2013, 09:11 AM   #11
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I have his fitting.
Personally, I'd look for something else. It weeps. Might just need a new o-ring though. That and the wait for parts ...
ya on the other forums guys are complaining about his work. a few people have his revised control arms and they have all snapped
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Old 03-26-2013, 03:07 PM   #12
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reason for the lines and the cooler is i had to remove all the lines in fron for my intercooler. that and its also a "show car" so i want to clean up all the ugly black rubber hoses that were rotting away anyway. i will still be having hard lines come off the rack and where those "ugly" lines were i am replacing with braded hose. i work at a performance shop we have the hydraluic crimper and everything for custom lines. we make custom brake lines ,fuel lines, clutch lines daily.
Oh! your set then. Hmmm! I think I would go with the flare. Only though as I have had issues with brazing. But I think it was my skill that was lacking there. A flare is hard to screw up. P.S. Your braided hose has (I assume) a rubber inner core. I would think that you would just crimp over the braid. I think that is what you were asking?
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Oh! your set then. Hmmm! I think I would go with the flare. Only though as I have had issues with brazing. But I think it was my skill that was lacking there. A flare is hard to screw up. P.S. Your braided hose has (I assume) a rubber inner core. I would think that you would just crimp over the braid. I think that is what you were asking?
that is exactly what i planned on doing was to flare the hardline
and yes our SS line has a plastic/rubber or polymer core
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Still going to try and fit a cooler? You really don't need it as there is nothing to cool. If you could spin the pump without running the motor. you could literally hold the high pressure line in your hand as the steering was vigorously excersized(sp?). I mean, how much pressure is produced? 100 - 150lbs? P.S. is your car your avatar?
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