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Re: [oletrucks] Brake Lines

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Subject: Re: [oletrucks] Brake Lines
From: Bob Fischer <bfischer@utm.net>
Date: Wed, 14 Mar 2001 08:45:49 -0800
Hi Joe,
They're "curled"  or looped to prevent vibration traveling along the line 
causing a fracture where it connects to the MC.
I guess the correct term is "dampening" loop.
>I have a rookie question for you guys,  I am installing power brakes on my '47
>and am wondering why the boys in Detroit curl the brake lines where they come
>off of the master cylinder is there a reason for this?  The donor car that I
>took the master cylinder and the proportioning valve off of was set up like
>that. Comments/opinions

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