What is this on my brake line!??

Discussion in '1970 - 1973 Specific' started by JOEY72camaro, May 6, 2017.

  1. JOEY72camaro

    JOEY72camaro New Member

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    so these brake lines came with the car when i bought my question is what is this spring and bracket on the brake line for?


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  2. Bill70

    Bill70 Veteran Member

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    My guess it is a strain relief to protect the end of the hose from being damaged by movement.
     
  3. JOEY72camaro

    JOEY72camaro New Member

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    thats what i was thinking.. are they special order or something? because i cant find them online anywhere
     
  4. Zspoiler

    Zspoiler Veteran Member

    It an after market piece .Sometimes you wonder what people are thinking.
     
  5. CorkyE

    CorkyE Veteran Member Lifetime Gold Member

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    Same hose I have on my 79. Like said, it's to protect from flex damage.
     
  6. tom3

    tom3 Veteran Member

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    I like it. About any time you see a bad brake hose it's cracked and failing right at the fitting, good idea to limit the movement at that point.
     
  7. JOEY72camaro

    JOEY72camaro New Member

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    where did you buy them i cant find them anywhere
     
  8. CorkyE

    CorkyE Veteran Member Lifetime Gold Member

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    Jegs or Summit, don't remember. I just did a quick check, didn't see them at Summit online, maybe discontinued.
     
  9. budro6968

    budro6968 Veteran Member

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    I went online to Earl's. It is on page 15 in their catalog. The print was so small I could not read it. They are in the U.K.
     

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