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Offline Sparked

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Stainless brake lines - CB350F
« on: April 27, 2009, 08:52:04 pm »
I was looking on bikebandit.com for replacement stainless brakelines for the front brake. What is the difference between the cheaper MSR lines vs. say the goodyear?  Also, how do I choose the proper lengths of brake line, is there any way to cross-reference the part numbers to honda's?
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Re: Stainless brake lines - CB350F
« Reply #1 on: April 28, 2009, 05:04:00 am »
check out this guy, pampadori @ caferacer.net, he's got a thread under member products and makes these lines custom, if you need a specific length he can do them for you, I got mine and it's great
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Re: Stainless brake lines - CB350F
« Reply #2 on: April 28, 2009, 02:56:49 pm »
I went stainless and they are very good. I would suggest you rebuild your master cylinder or at least clean out any gunk in there. This way you will get the full benefit.
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Re: Stainless brake lines - CB350F
« Reply #3 on: April 28, 2009, 05:11:00 pm »
Also make sure to check out Z1Enterprises.com they have an assortment of Goodridge brake lines and fittings, I was able to outfit my 550 with braided SS lines for the front for about $75 using the existing banjo bolts. Plus they are super helpful over there if you call with questions and shipping is super fast!

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Re: Stainless brake lines - CB350F
« Reply #4 on: May 07, 2009, 07:17:28 pm »
Ok, I got the stainless line sorted out.  The industrial place I was going to try couldn't help me because they had nothing in stock that could stand up to the brake fluid.  But a hotrod speed shop in town set me up with banjo bolts, prefabed line (Ernie's) and lower JIC to -3 flared fitting. The tricky part I was running into was there aren't JIC to metric fittings available that I could find. I'm going to fix that issue by bending myself a new lower brake tube with a imperial fitting on one end to mate to the stainless line and a metric on the other for the brake caliper.  All said and done cost me $114 CDN.
1972 CB350F
1982 CM450A
1961 Ford Falcon (time for four wheels)