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Re: What material for brake lines?

Subject: Re: What material for brake lines?
From: Skye Poier <>
Date: Mon, 29 Mar 1999 11:29:26 -0800
Word on the street is that said:
> I am about ready to purchase and install brake lines in a 65 MGB. After
> looking through VB and Moss catalogs I am uncertain what to purchase. Moss
> lists nickel and copper brake lines, VB list steel lines. Which are p roper
> for a 65 MGB? Which are easier to install? Which works, lasts better?

The general opinion is that copper alloy brake lines are best.  All copper
is no good, because copper work hardens so once you bend it (and from
road vibration) it could get brittle and crack.  Steel lines are more
prone to rust.  Copper alloy is "just right".


1966 MGB        The MGB Experience         __,__\__      Safety Fast!
GHN3L-70307     (_o____o_)     MGOFR 1.375

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