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how to get brake lines off

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by Blaise22, Aug 8, 2010.

  1. Aug 8, 2010 at 8:18 AM
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    Blaise22

    Blaise22 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Im trying to be really carful not to round these things but its not going so well. so whats the easiest way to remove the brake lines?
     
  2. Aug 8, 2010 at 8:25 AM
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    flared end wrenches..safest way bro.
     
  3. Aug 8, 2010 at 8:28 AM
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    Matic

    Matic Locked and Lifted "02" DC TRD.

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    +1 and lots of pb blaster.
     
  4. Aug 8, 2010 at 8:31 AM
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    If that doesn't work - you can apply a torch lightly to heat the nut (nut only). Metal expands when heated. So, the idea is to get the nut to expand up/away from the threads to hopefully assit in removal. Just make sure you have a fire exinguisher nearbye and don't apply too much heat.
     
  5. Aug 8, 2010 at 8:47 AM
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    aficianado

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    never seen flared wrenches fail on "virgin" brake line fasteners..if somebody touched them with regular box wrenches, all bets are off.
     
  6. Aug 8, 2010 at 9:27 AM
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    thanks guys its normal threading and it a 10mm right? i have the flare wrench but I think im going to go get the pb blaster before I try it again
     
  7. Aug 8, 2010 at 9:35 AM
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    Matic

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    We have this stuff at work. I like it better than pb blaster but it's a tad more expensive.

    [​IMG]
     
  8. Aug 8, 2010 at 10:03 AM
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    Janster

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    That shit is frigin awesome!!! They used to buy it at work but now they started buying cheaper shit to save money. :mad:

    I have a project at work I'm working on and I'm trying to locate a can of that stuff (not having any success).
     
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