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    Front Wheel kits - How to - front brake lines
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    Protodie Master and Vendor ProtoDie's Avatar
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    There are different ways of doing the front brake lines but thought I would share a closer look on what we do with our front wheel kits and A arm set up.
    It can be confusing finding the right fittings and parts the 1st time








    On the Wilwood caliper, we plug the original inlet hole with 1/8 NPT plug.
    1/8 npt Brass Plug

    Then remove the top bleeder and replace it with a -3 to 1/8 NPT fitting.

    Brake Line Adapter Fittings

    Then we use a 24" 90 deg braided flex line going to a -3 to 3/16 inv flare fitting and a tab welded to the chassis or you can drill a hole in a body panel and clip it

    Brake Line Flex- 90 degree 24"

    Brake Line Adapter

    Brake line adapter Mounting Tabs

    Brake Line adapter Clips

    from there we hard line it to the 3/4 Master cylinder

    Inverted Flare Nuts

    Brake Line Coil 3/16

    to either of these

    Brake Line Adapter Fittings - 90 degree

    Brake Line Adapter Fittings


    Kfab, would it be possible to add a how to / help section under the Protodie build section?

    Just thinking it would be a good place for some of the misc questions specifically referencing our plans and buggy builds
    Last edited by ProtoDie; 02-10-2016 at 08:51 AM.
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    Re: Front Wheel kits - front brake lines
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    Great Post! Thank you!
    Timing was perfect, I'm at this exact stage in my build
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    Re: Front Wheel kits - front brake lines
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    glad it helped your build
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    Shouldnt the bleeder be on the top? Unless pressure bleeding I guess.

    I learned that the hard way in 10th grade when putting disc brakes on my 67 camaro!
    "Speed is time-time is speed"-Dennis Hopper

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    did you use a special bigfoot camera or something ,you know all blurry could be a tree stump kinda thing .
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    Quote Originally Posted by Bullnerd View Post
    Shouldnt the bleeder be on the top? Unless pressure bleeding I guess.

    I learned that the hard way in 10th grade when putting disc brakes on my 67 camaro!


    good point Bull.
    there are bleeders on top and bottom, with the exception of the one I removed.
    This is now the inlet where the oil is coming from though so should not be able to trap air there.

    I should add that when I bleed them I do not even have them mounted on the front upright.

    I take a small piece of 3/8 thick steel, put it between the pads and run some electrical tape around it to keep it in place.

    This makes it easier for me to have the caliper over a catch can and not get brake fluid on other parts while bleeding the brakes
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    The front brakes hook up to the 3/4 master cylinder.
    What hooks up to the 7/8 master cylinder?
    Last edited by Beruba; 04-23-2014 at 09:07 PM. Reason: Typo
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    I run 7/8 on the clutch.

    so two 3/4 master cylinders for the brakes and 7/8 for the clutch
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