brake line question

Discussion in 'Trucks and Trailers' started by zim bob the landscaper, Apr 16, 2007.

  1. zim bob the landscaper

    zim bob the landscaper LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,706

    do you have to have the curls on the brake line that look like a spring? or can u just take it off and put it on without it? oh and BTW its going on a 1989 F-250. thanks
  2. jc1

    jc1 LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,091

    You want it to have some curls or loop it some. It needs to flex some or it can crack. Usually from the master cylinder down to where it is clamped to the frame rail it will be curled so it can absorb vibrations.
  3. TGM

    TGM LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 931

    yes, curl them.

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