Need to replace '07 front brake line. Should I just go OEM?

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  • Stupendous

Posted December 31, 2006 - 07:22 PM


I crashed my '07 SE today :lol: and my front brake line got cut so it needs to be replaced. I really haven't had issues with the stock brake so I was going to replace it with the OEM piece. Or is there a better option available? I'd rather not spend a lot.


  • 97chevy

Posted December 31, 2006 - 07:42 PM


Some poeple replace their stock line with a stainless steel braided one. Most people do this because the pressure in the line when applying the brakes doesn't expand the line. It provides a better brake feel. But i was thinking so there were between 60-80 dollars so thats why I don't have one! :lol:

  • vpmx

Posted January 01, 2007 - 07:51 AM


The steel lines work much better and last. I use Ride Engineering and their site list them for $64.95 http://www.ride-engi...&pn=BL-01212-CL while the OEM runs higher in price from what I've seen listed at retail (i.e., over $80).

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  • Drfletcherdc

Posted January 01, 2007 - 08:09 AM


Go with the stainless steel line but be prepared to be pumping for a while.

  • Ga426owner

Posted January 01, 2007 - 09:35 AM


Go with the stainless steel line but be prepared to be pumping for a while.

until the air is bled out...Fastline and Galfer also make these brakelines...much better than stock...

  • mx369

Posted January 02, 2007 - 08:57 AM


I had to but one for my 06 and my dealer hosed me for $97!!!!!!!!!

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