brake hose...

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  1. 71gold

    71gold Frank Cooper Supporting Member

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    looking for a replacement hose, the one from the hard line to the vent tube. it's for the rear brakes.
    wondering if anyone has used a different setup to the rear brakes. I've been looking at a braided hose but can't make the connections work for the tee.
    any help with info or pics. would be nice.

    thanks
     
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    Hi Frank:
    This is where I got my rear hose from, used their braided stainless steel, but he has rubber version too.........
    also, Nick can fabricate any type of hose/fitting you like to suit your needs, just give him a call.

    https://www.ebay.com/itm/STAINLESS-...273006?hash=item4d092aaaee:g:EpgAAOSwv4VZ4LSd

    https://www.ebay.com/itm/REAR-BRAKE...775673?hash=item4d6d645cb9:g:YEkAAOSwpapZ4LQ8

    David
     
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    71gold Frank Cooper Supporting Member

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    thanks...:Handshake:
     
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    Melvins Classic Ford Parts has them too Frank
     
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    71gold Frank Cooper Supporting Member

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    do you remember what hoses you bought and how well did they fit?
    number/length
     
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    I think I ended up using the tee hose from a '71 Ford F-150, it was longer, enough to fit w/o stretching at full droop. I also remember the Tee's ID for the vent bolt being different from the 8"...
     
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    71gold Frank Cooper Supporting Member

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    Effie and I road up to Summit Sunday to pick up some stainless brake hoses and fittings. the Guy was very helpful. he got all the pieces and even screwed them all together to make sure they were correct.
    well this morning I went out to my shop to mock everything up and low and behold...one fitting was wrong, it screwed together but had the wrong seat.
    so I called Jeff and he met me at Baby Jane's for lunch. afterwards we rode over to his house a for a while and talked cars. leaving there I went to Summit and had to return all I had bought so I could get a set that would all screw together. as the last Guy did he put it all together to make sure everything fit then put them back in their bags and boxes...:thumbs2:
    after super I laid everything out on the kitchen counter and assembled everything.it all went together but one fitting...:slap:

    :to be continued:
     
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    71gold Frank Cooper Supporting Member

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    a friend and I went to Summit this morning. got all the pieces I need except one, they said it would be here Sat...:bananaman:
    got home and screw all the pieces together and I think I have it this time (if they don't send the wrong part)...LOL
     
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    Hard to have patience when it keeps happening. How does Jeff's car look?
     
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    71gold Frank Cooper Supporting Member

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    he blue it...:yup:
     
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    Hello. I am having a hard time trying to figure out how to post on the sight so PLEASE forgive me if this ain't the right place to post. I am new to the whole forum thing. I look up tech articles but never have posted but 1 time. I have a 74 grabber I've had for 31 years. 2nd owner. Its a hull right now. Kids, life, and money has been in the way of getting it on the road again, but no excuses. Last year I bought my son a all original 1970, 200 ci, auto (on the column), only option was a/c. We got it running and he has been driving it. We are soon to start some swaps to it and I'm looking for some updated info. Most I've read are 8-10 year old articles and I'm hoping there is some more resources by now. DONT LAUGH. Yes I'm fully aware of "its a maverick... Nothing is made for them." lol. We are going to do a V8 swap, 8.8 explorer rear end swap, and disc front swap. I have the spindles already. So we will use factory up front. I am mainly looking for Disc/disc master cylinder info. I read one guys quote saying he used 96 ranger MC without booster and it "bolted right in". My sons car is losing brake fluid somewhere now so that's the most important thing for me right now. when I read bolted right in I assume No cutting, drilling, welding, or cussing. Just unbolt one and bolt the new one in. Is it truly a bolt in? Any other alternative you guys have found out there? Wilwood would be nice but not a budget friendly one for me. I'm not against power brakes either if there is someone who has found a booster where I wouldn't have to buy the needle in the hay stack whole parts car. I had seen some of "crown vics " info but now I cant find the articles now. I would appreciate any of the info on our options. And thank.
     
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    71gold Frank Cooper Supporting Member

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    :Welcome:...you have been around a while...:Handshake:
     
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    Yeah probably since 05ish. Had to make a new log in a few years back. If you mean looking at forum. If you mean because Ive had my Mav for 31 years, YEAH THAT TOO! Lol. Anybody used Scott Drake A21161-db adjustable brake rod and bracket? If so, good and bad about it?
     
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    71gold Frank Cooper Supporting Member

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    made my own adjustable rod...:smash:
     
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    Did you go power or just manual?
     

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