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Old 10-06-2007, 08:00 PM   #1
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My friend was telling me something about the brake lines near the brakes that are normally rubber I guess can be replaced with Steel-braided to enhance brake feel. Is this true? Where would I get these for my Bonne?
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Not really worth it IMO. New OEM lines will do just fine for most (if not all) of us. They're reinforced lines.

That'* a high price to pay for brake lines. Just make sure your rear brakes are in VERY good condition so you don't warp the fronts.
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I didn't even see my car listed on that site given to me...am I missing something? I wouldn't mind investing in the lines, I just need to know where to get them Oh and my rear brakes got done just 2 months ago, new Bendix Shoes and Bendix Cylinders. Fronts are Bendix Rotors with Bendix CT-3 Ceramic pads. I think I got a damn good setup
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Unless you are running the car on a road course you will not feel a difference between the steel braided Teflon lines and new OEM ones.

A "best practice" is to flush the brake fluid every two years and inspect the system when you rotate the tires. If the hoses have any surface cracks or ballooning replace them.
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