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Pylonpounder 08-26-2009 05:53 PM

Mismatched part?
94, 2.5, 5 speed, blah blah blah. Re-doing all the brake lines and hoses...and I ran into a slight problem. I ordered the replacement rear brake hose for 90-95 wranglers, the only one quadratec had, and while it DOES have all the holes necessary where it mounts to the rear axle, the center hole in which the bolt/hose goes down to hold it onto the rear wayyyy too small, and the block at the end itself is much smaller than the stock part. This...perturbs me. I can probably use the old one again, but I don't particularly want to..anyone have any explanations for what I'm sure is a dumb mistake on my part?

Edit: Also, the connector on this new hose that connects to the steel brake lines is far too big for the stock part.

coachchuck 08-26-2009 06:05 PM

Your jeep is new enough that you should be able to get replacement parts for the brake lines at your local auto parts store. I don't know your location, so you might not have a auto parts store close.

Pylonpounder 08-26-2009 06:15 PM

Tried Advanced auto first- Part was discontinued. front brake hoses I got from them, but the rear brake hose was discontinued.

morphious 08-27-2009 12:26 AM

wow really freaking advance is their anyone else i ur town for auto parts if their is then i would just take the part down their and see if they can match it to another block

Pylonpounder 08-27-2009 03:22 PM

There's a pep boys (I hate them...) and an autozone...but both are way farther away than the advance. But eh, the hose appears to be in good condition- no swelling or sponginess, or rust on the ends, so I'm probably just going to send the part I ordered back, and use the stock one.

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