brake lines - Jeep Wrangler Forum
Jeep Wrangler Forum

Go Back   Jeep Wrangler Forum > TJ Jeep Wrangler Forum > TJ Tech Forum

Join Wrangler Forum Today


Reply
 
Thread Tools

Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them on WranglerForum.com
Old 10-15-2008, 11:53 PM   #1
Jeeper
 
tough_jeep89's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2007
Posts: 140
brake lines

so i got some longer brake lines and i want to put them on. but unfortuantly i do not know how so i figured id come to the experts. could somebody take me step by step though the process if bleeding the brakes and everything pics would be helpful thanks a lot in advance

__________________
[05 4.0 wrangler X, 4 inch lift w/33x12.5 hurceles tires, banks monster cat back exaust,air raid intake and poweraid spacer
tough_jeep89 is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 10-16-2008, 09:43 AM   #2
Jeeper
 
jtalar's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: VEGAS
Posts: 415
Images: 4
For the fronts, remove the old brake lines from your calipers,( banjo fitting ) discard the crush washers, save the bolt that you take out unless you ave new ones. Look upstream right above the bracket that is attached to the wheel well/frame, there is another connection there 7/16 or 1/2 inch wrench I can't remember. disconnect from there and plumb in the new line, mine had a new bracket that required a little tweaking. make sure you install the new crush washers or you'll have a mess. Get a buddy to sit in the drivers seat ( once everything is installed and tight ) you will see your bleeder ports at the back side of the caliper, they usually have a little rubber boot over them. Have brake fluid on hand, you'll need it, and a small rubber hose to fit over the bleeder. bleed the brakes

__________________
jtalar is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 10-16-2008, 11:22 AM   #3
MOz
Jeeper
 
MOz's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2007
Location: Poconos
Posts: 2,484
Always bleed the furthest line from the master cyliner first and work your way closer (pass. rear, driver, rear, pass. front, driver front)


Here's a good tip for any old connection: Use some Pb blaster or CRC spray and pre-soak all the connections for a while (overnight if you can) then when your ready to separate them, tighten the fittings (just a crack), hit them with a little more Pb then loosen them. My brother use to be a Ford mechanic and since he taught me that, I've never stripped a thread since.
__________________


It ain't no fun unless you get some of it on you.
MOz is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Jeep Wrangler Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
If you do not want to register, fill this field only and the name will be used as user name for your post.
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
extended brake lines foxinthemudd TJ Tech Forum 6 01-26-2009 04:27 PM
brake lines on 87 YJ reddyswrangler YJ General Discussion Forum 3 10-15-2008 09:13 PM
brake lines robexter TJ Tech Forum 9 09-09-2008 08:26 AM
extended brake lines MoA TJ General Discussion Forum 4 11-10-2007 03:04 AM
on brake lines and being short tiny terror TJ General Discussion Forum 10 06-10-2007 03:22 PM



» Network Links
»Jeep Parts
» Featured Product

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 02:08 AM.



Jeep®, Wrangler, Liberty, Wagoneer, Cherokee, and Grand Cherokee are copyrighted and trademarked to Chrysler Motors LLC.
Wranglerforum.com is not in any way associated with the Chrysler Motors LLC