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Old 03-09-2014, 04:16 PM
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braided brake line install issue. Quick response please.

So I'm currently working on installing some synergy braided brake lines onto my jeep the issue that I am having is it seems like there is almost way too much slack in the lines I'm not sure what to do with the extra slack. I have taken pictures of three different options of where the slack could go. Has anybody else had this issue. I know others have to be running extended brake lines how did you route yours. Thanks for your help y'all are the best.

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Now I understand that my suspension is compressed right now but its still going to be a lot of slack. I'm running a tf 2.5 coil loft and will be installing a 1" coil spacer to give idea of how high she is in the rear.
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Old 03-09-2014, 04:25 PM   #2
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I ran mine like your 3rd picture.i don't think it really matters though s long as you can cycle the suspension and they don't contact anything that will damage them.

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Your talking about the one with the loop? If so how far is yours stretched when flexing? Thanks for responding BTW!!!
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Well since I had the tire off we threw a jack stand under the frame and let the axle drop. She had plenty of room with the loop in it thanks for your help.
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I'm new to this hope u u get my reply.. Thabks heaps mate!!
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I'm new to this hope u u get my reply.. Thabks heaps mate!!
Aussie I'm not sure what your try say in this post u installing brake lines?
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I'm new to this hope u u get my reply.. Thabks heaps mate!!
Figured out what you mean, no problem man I'm glad to help as is pretty much everyone in this forum its a great place!
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This is by far my favorite jeep forum... So much attitude on the "other" forums, here you actually can get help from average owners without some sort of agenda.
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I'm about to do the same. Though now I know not to order the Synergy lines. Probably going to order the Crown lines to the length I want.
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I'm about to do the same. Though now I know not to order the Synergy lines. Probably going to order the Crown lines to the length I want.
Yeah depending on how high your lift is it maybe a good choice. The synergy lines are nice they were just a little long for my lift height. If your on the lower side the crowns would probably be a better choice.
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or perhaps something like this..

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or perhaps something like this..
Lol that's one way to go about it. Probably works pretty well!!
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Could always zip tie to the shock body.
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Could always zip tie to the shock body.
This is an old thread for the brake lines I ended up running them with a loop in them and have had no issue after about 20000 miles or so. (Just to update).
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This is an old thread for the brake lines I ended up running them with a loop in them and have had no issue after about 20000 miles or so. (Just to update).
Oh cool. And nice choice in vehicle. Love my Crush Rubi.

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