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On brakes....

Note to self: When replacing brake lines, use NEW copper seal washers. Trying to reuse the old ones doesn't work so well, they will leak.

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Yeah, they will only crush so far when torqued and then they are done.......

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I used the ones that came with the Spigler lines and alls fine.
Well so far I have just installed the 3 front lines.
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Note to self: When replacing brake lines, use NEW copper seal washers. Trying to reuse the old ones doesn't work so well, they will leak.
I even bought two extras. I figured and 49 cents a piece it was cheap insurance.

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Note to self: When replacing brake lines, use NEW copper seal washers. Trying to reuse the old ones doesn't work so well, they will leak.
In the past, i have annealed copper washers to soften them after work hardening. Just stirring the pot.

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