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need brake line for the 87 s10

Discussion in 'Chevy S10 Forum (GMC Sonoma)' started by GearHead899, Nov 14, 2013.

  1. GearHead899

    GearHead899 New Member

    Well my buddy called me and said on his way home he had no brakes. i picked him up and we got back to his house. looked underneath and discovered a leak in the rear brake line near the gas tank where the line goes through the frame. any place you guys reccomend getting a new brake line?? 87 s10 2.5 4 speed (not sure if it makes a difference lol)
  2. BurbanMan

    BurbanMan Member 1 Year 500 Posts

    If you have a tubing bender and a glaring tool, you can get universal line an make your own. Most places even have lines that already have the fittings on them. All you have to do is bend them. I would highly recommend getting a piece of rubber fuel hose to put over it so the frame doesn't rub a hole in the new line. You will probably have to cut it open down the middle to put it on like wire conduit
  3. 99'HEARTBEAT

    99'HEARTBEAT Epic Member Staff Member 5+ Years ROTM Winner 1000 Posts Platinum Contributor

    Check out the link Below, its a Company that Sells Brake Line Kit for 1967" to 1997" Chevy/GMC Trucks - All Hard Lines,

    Link,
    http://www.ebay.com/itm/Chevy-and-G...Parts_Accessories&hash=item20db10e151&vxp=mtr
  4. BurbanMan

    BurbanMan Member 1 Year 500 Posts

    That's a good price for all pre bent line
  5. poncho62

    poncho62 Member 1 Year 100 Posts

    Wonder how they ship them?

    I just bend and flare my own....not hard.....You can by lines now that dont rust....have copper content in them I believe
  6. GearHead899

    GearHead899 New Member

    thanks for the info guys. ill probably start by removing the line to see what I have exactly. didn't really want to do it yesterday as their was brake fluid everywhere and im not a fan of brake fluid dripping all over me lol What kind of flares do you guys use on the lines of these trucks? just a single flare or double bubble?
  7. Pikey

    Pikey Moderator Staff Member 2 Years ROTM Winner 1000 Posts



    I checked those out. it is a good price, but they are not pre bent.
  8. BurbanMan

    BurbanMan Member 1 Year 500 Posts

    ah dang. Obviously I only looked at the photo lol

    They will put them in a thick cardboard tube to ship them, or at least that's how they SHOULD do it

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