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Hilltopper

Brake line flare size?

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Hi guys,desperately need help-I have a 2007 Connect.I'm replacing the front offside flexi brake pipe and the hardline above it has broken right near the fitting.I can get a new fitting(size?) but more importantly what style and size of flare do I need to put on the pipe? It's my daily and now I'll have to walk everywhere? Any help accepted gratefully??

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Every automotive hydraulic brake hard line I've ever seen is 'double flared'  -  The tube is folded in on itself before it's flared out  -  Very difficult for an amateur to do . . . . I tried it a couple times in my youth when $$$ was in much shorter supply than time and never did get one which didn't leak

If I were you, I would either order a new, pre-bent to fit hardline from Ford, *or* I would go to someplace like NAPA and buy a straight length of tubing with the flares and nuts already on it and carefully bend it to fit your car.  You'll have better luck than trying to put a leak-proof flare your old line

Don

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Your Tc will should have a metric bubble flare as it was made in turkey  Make sure  to take the flare nut with you so you get the right stuff .

If you have the right tools the double  flares and the metric's are easy as long as you take your time .

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