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Old 09-17-2017, 01:43 PM   #1
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Prep and Paint E-Brake lines?

The e-brake cable line construction is a Teflon coated braid line that is ran in a plastic / Teflon housing with a metal/steel helical outre housing/armor.

Is there any harm that could be done in prepping the metal (use of wire wheels, brushes, and solvents to stop corrosion? Also any harm in painting in an automotive enamel paint or solvents?

The metal housing / armor is "flexible" as in its jointed / helical in construction so it will form cracks and I am not looking for 100% coverage and life long adhesion. Looking to try to make it as clean as I can for as long as I can.

Has anyone else painted the e-brake lines? if so, what did you do to prep and what did you use to paint?

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What I recommend is get new cables then paint. As far as paint go to your Local body shop place and ask what kind of paint to use.
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