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Old 02-24-2008, 07:14 PM   #1
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Thoughts on SS brake lines?

Right now I've got really old crappy fluid plus my really spongy stock lines... It's getting dangerous, I need a flush anyway so I need to upgrade.
I autocross occasionally, thinking about switching to some Russell SS lines and DOT 4 fluid.

I don't have ABS though. I imagine I could get used to it alright but I was wondering if anyone has had experience with them in the rain. It's been pouring around here lately.

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I just got a set from BAT-Inc. Very nicely made. Has all of the OEM hardware like the rubber grommets. And they are now DOT legal. I highly recommend them.
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Sounds good. I heard some good things about this brake fluid too.
http://www.icaperformance.com/atesublradot.html

So I'll probably grab some of that.
I actually just ended up ordering a set of those Russell lines from Massive Speed System so I guess we'll see in a week how much I like not having a brake pedal that goes to the floor haha
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Super Blue is good fluid. I personally run Motul.
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Does anyone know where to find SS lines for the sedan? I can't for the life of me find a kit.
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Me too.. I have a spongy brake lines as welll (stock).. and i will order the SS brakelines this week when my money comes in... i hate stock ones... so what do u suggest? Russell? Goodridge? which SS brakelines have a good price?
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I have stainless lines on almost everything I own... That should tell you something. They can ONLY be an improvement. I like the motul brake fluid as well, or AP lockheed, or Spectro.
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did any of u guys find ur brake lines? just fyi, the BAT ones are 90 for front/rear...they are DOT approved, and have all the stock fittings for mounting. i just ordered some.
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I have the Russel stainless brake lines on mine, and I love them.
They made a dramatic difference. I got mine from CFM.
Did the install myself, and its really not hard at all. A mod that is WELL worth it.
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i got mine off ebay. everything was there... on top of it i got speed bleeder... its really awsume if your changing the fluids ur self.

russel for the win only 70 bucks
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