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break line installation

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by dylandercole, Feb 4, 2010.

  1. Feb 4, 2010 at 4:38 PM
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    dylandercole

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    Just got my front and rear brake lines from wheelers in the mail. is there a write up on how to replace this. or does anyone have any tips on what to look out for?
     
  2. Feb 4, 2010 at 4:40 PM
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    oh and sorry for the misspelling on the title
     
  3. Feb 4, 2010 at 5:06 PM
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    this guy can do it for you,he is also good with clutch jobs.
     
  4. Feb 4, 2010 at 5:41 PM
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    HAHA! yea hes pretty good. i guess after that this cant be too hard.
     
  5. Feb 4, 2010 at 5:49 PM
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    naw,make sure you got a good line wrench.
     
  6. Feb 4, 2010 at 5:50 PM
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    i dont have any line wrench. time to invest
     
  7. Feb 4, 2010 at 5:52 PM
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    Excellent advice.

    Keep the threads clean, make sure that everythiing is tight and bleed them really well. I had to remove the hard line on the rear to get the fittings apart, be careful and don't kink the lines.

    It is pretty easy other than that.
     
  8. Feb 4, 2010 at 5:55 PM
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    Damn, Jbob, you got way dirtier than me. (Of course, this was early in the day)

    [​IMG]
     
  9. Feb 4, 2010 at 5:55 PM
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    gives you a good reason to buy tools.post some more derty pics when you finish.
     
  10. Feb 4, 2010 at 6:04 PM
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    thats dylan in the pic,i'm way better lookin than him.thats a lot of work to change the oil filter.:rofl:
     
  11. Feb 4, 2010 at 6:08 PM
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    Oops, sorry about that.

    I had forgotten that you needed a floor jack to get to that filter.

    :laugh:
     
  12. Feb 4, 2010 at 6:10 PM
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    lol
     
  13. Feb 4, 2010 at 6:21 PM
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  14. Feb 4, 2010 at 6:31 PM
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    When I replaced mine I was wanting to take pictures because I couldn't find any to use either. Then I think I realized why . . . nobody wants to get brake fluid all over their camera - it's bad shit! Don't get it on your paint.

    Anyway, you'll definitely need a 10mm flare nut wrench. At the higher end of the front and rear lines there is a slide clip holding the connection in place. The clip can be rough to remove, but leave it until you've loosened the flare nut - it'll make things much easier.

    Have plenty of towels on hand. Bunch a towel up around the end of the hard line after you've separated it from the flexible one so you don't spill fluid while getting the new flex line ready.

    The front lines are a piece of cake to handle on the caliper end, but the upper end is not the most accessible. I had to reach up through an opening from underneath - takes some threading with your arm. The job itself isn't tough, but getting to all of the connections can take a little time. You'll need to remove the RL wheel and both fronts when working in those respective areas. Also, you'll need to move the 'skirts' or whatever they're called around the upper suspension areas in the front. I broke a couple of the clips holding that on, so be careful.

    Other than this, make sure you bleed the lines well when you're finished. Post if you need anything, or have questions.
     
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    Damnit, I got beat to the punch . . . and really could have used that video when doing mine...
     
  17. Feb 4, 2010 at 6:36 PM
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    [​IMG]sorry,next time i'll think a little longer.
     
  18. Feb 4, 2010 at 6:39 PM
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    thanks guys. times like this im glad to be on TW. your awsome
     
  19. Feb 4, 2010 at 6:44 PM
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    your welcome derty dylan:D
     
  20. Feb 4, 2010 at 6:58 PM
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    gotta get derty some times. its in the job description as a teenager
     
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