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post #1 of 17 Old 12-22-2012, 03:02 PM Thread Starter
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Off the shelf longer front brake line....

Longer front brake line direct swap to YJ right "off the shelf"?? I know I have read that somewhere... Rear brake line off of something is a direct swap to the front of the yj but longer....

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post #2 of 17 Old 12-22-2012, 03:53 PM
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You probably don't need that much length...


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post #4 of 17 Old 12-22-2012, 08:29 PM
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These are the same Front Lines that I got, better priced, but haven't put on yet.

Reason I haven't put them on is that friend I was wheeling with snapped 1 of his, and I had my extra w/ me - so we put them on. couple hours later, he snapped the other one - and he had to put that one on. I did a quick search for reviews, but didn't see much bad about them - bad batch?
They are shipped off to Goodridge to find out why that happened.....

Not sure if this was when it happened or not, but this what Vid I got of the first time
when he realized he had no brakes - NOT real good timing! And you can see how little lift he has.

This is a pic the same day w/ my stock brake lines holding up my front axle...



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post #5 of 17 Old 12-22-2012, 08:53 PM
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I'm not sure about the yj lines, but if you have a good parts guy at any of your local stores they can certainly dig some stuff up. Guy at my local O'Reilly auto was previously at Napa for like 10yrs and really knows his stuff. I went in for lines for my waggy front axle and he took a look, pulled a pair from an old Chevy van that were a bit longer and fit perfect.

I did some quick searching and saw mention of a mid 90s Chevy 1/2 ton lines fitting. Best bet for an OE swap is to take your lines to the store to see what they can find.


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post #6 of 17 Old 12-23-2012, 11:23 AM
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Yeah I have read mid 90s Chevy truck stuff works.
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post #7 of 17 Old 12-23-2012, 11:28 AM
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Find the length required and buy stock hoses for the vehicle noted.

FRONT BRAKE HOSE
Vehicle
Left - NAPA Part # - LENGTH
Right - NAPA Part # - LENGTH

1985 Jeep CJ7
UP 38150 - 16.438"
UP 38151 - 16.25"

1998 Jeep Cherokee
UP 38895 - 18.37"
UP 38894 - 18.37"

1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee
UP 38895 - 18.37"
UP 38894 - 18.37"

1998 Jeep Wrangler
UP 38895 - 18.37"
UP 38894 - 18.37"

1995 Jeep Wrangler
UP 38862 - 20.75"
UP 38861 - 20.75"

1980 Chevrolet Truck Suburban-C10 1/2 Ton 2WD
UP 38186 - 22.5"
UP 36855 - 22.625"

1995 Dodge Truck Grand Caravan
UP 380074 - 22.5"
UP 380073 - 22.75"

1985 Chevrolet Truck C10 1/2 Ton 2WD - Pickup
UP 38066 - 22.75"
UP 38065 - 22.75"

2000 Chevrolet Truck Express G1500 1/2 Ton - Van
UP 380752 - 22.75"
UP 380753 - 22.75"

1995 Dodge Truck Caravan
UP 380072 - 22.75"
UP 380071 - 23"

1975 Chevrolet Truck Suburban-C10 1/2 Ton 2WD
UP 36760 - 23"
UP 36759 - 23"

1985 Dodge Truck B150 1/2 Ton - Van
UP 38199 - 23.25"
UP 38200 - 23"

1981 Dodge Truck B150 1/2 Ton - Van
UP 38047 - 23.156"
UP 38048 - 22.875"

1985 Chevrolet Truck G10/1500 1/2 Ton - Van
UP 38182 - 23.938"
UP 38183 - 23.188"

1987 Chevrolet Truck P20 3/4 Ton - Step Van
UP 36954 - 23.25"
UP 38563 - 24.25"

2000 Dodge Truck Ram 1500 1/2 Ton - Van
UP 381161 - 24.57"
UP 381160 - 24.57"

1990 Chevrolet Truck C1500 1/2 Ton 2WD - Pickup
UP 38620 - 25.125"
UP 38621 - 25.125"

Unknown application
UP 380533 - 25.5"
UP 380534 - 25.5"

1995 Chevrolet Truck Suburban-K1500 1/2 Ton 4WD
UP 38622 - 25.75"
UP 38623 - 25.75"

1995 Dodge Truck Dakota
UP 38893 - 29.5"
UP 38892 - 29.5"

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I'm not sure about the yj lines, but if you have a good parts guy at any of your local stores they can certainly dig some stuff up.
This^

At least that is how I did my front SS lines. Just went to a local parts house and told them I wanted 'X' amount of line and the matching ends that fit YJ fittings. I will say this... if you go with SS braided lines, don't go 'too' long to where they can get caught on the tires. Don't ask me how I know.



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I'm running mid 90s Chevy truck hoses on my rig. Only 3" lift coils but tons of flex with hose to spare! I am running a Dakota rear hose.

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post #10 of 17 Old 12-23-2012, 12:23 PM
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This is what im running. I like the OEM rubber lines vs. SS lines. look at the passenger line in this pic(you can see it behind the shock). Decently flexed right now and the line hasnt even begun to stretch.



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post #11 of 17 Old 12-24-2012, 10:23 AM
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I too like the rubber hoses over SS....I have seen too many stainless hoses fail. The other reason I went with an off the shelf rubber hose is ease of replacement.

Cant see my hose as well as in the pic Vegas posted but here is my rig pretty much at max flex. There is still plenty of flex in my hoses! I looked through my receipts and these are the 1990 c1500 hoses.




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post #12 of 17 Old 12-26-2012, 08:16 AM Thread Starter
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Originally Posted by CJ7-Tim View Post
Find the length required and buy stock hoses for the vehicle noted.

FRONT BRAKE HOSE
Vehicle
Left - NAPA Part # - LENGTH
Right - NAPA Part # - LENGTH

1985 Jeep CJ7
UP 38150 - 16.438"
UP 38151 - 16.25"

1998 Jeep Cherokee
UP 38895 - 18.37"
UP 38894 - 18.37"

1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee
UP 38895 - 18.37"
UP 38894 - 18.37"

1998 Jeep Wrangler
UP 38895 - 18.37"
UP 38894 - 18.37"

1995 Jeep Wrangler
UP 38862 - 20.75"
UP 38861 - 20.75"

1980 Chevrolet Truck Suburban-C10 1/2 Ton 2WD
UP 38186 - 22.5"
UP 36855 - 22.625"

1995 Dodge Truck Grand Caravan
UP 380074 - 22.5"
UP 380073 - 22.75"

1985 Chevrolet Truck C10 1/2 Ton 2WD - Pickup
UP 38066 - 22.75"
UP 38065 - 22.75"

2000 Chevrolet Truck Express G1500 1/2 Ton - Van
UP 380752 - 22.75"
UP 380753 - 22.75"

1995 Dodge Truck Caravan
UP 380072 - 22.75"
UP 380071 - 23"

1975 Chevrolet Truck Suburban-C10 1/2 Ton 2WD
UP 36760 - 23"
UP 36759 - 23"

1985 Dodge Truck B150 1/2 Ton - Van
UP 38199 - 23.25"
UP 38200 - 23"

1981 Dodge Truck B150 1/2 Ton - Van
UP 38047 - 23.156"
UP 38048 - 22.875"

1985 Chevrolet Truck G10/1500 1/2 Ton - Van
UP 38182 - 23.938"
UP 38183 - 23.188"

1987 Chevrolet Truck P20 3/4 Ton - Step Van
UP 36954 - 23.25"
UP 38563 - 24.25"

2000 Dodge Truck Ram 1500 1/2 Ton - Van
UP 381161 - 24.57"
UP 381160 - 24.57"

1990 Chevrolet Truck C1500 1/2 Ton 2WD - Pickup
UP 38620 - 25.125"
UP 38621 - 25.125"

Unknown application
UP 380533 - 25.5"
UP 380534 - 25.5"

1995 Chevrolet Truck Suburban-K1500 1/2 Ton 4WD
UP 38622 - 25.75"
UP 38623 - 25.75"

1995 Dodge Truck Dakota
UP 38893 - 29.5"
UP 38892 - 29.5"
THIS is exactly what I was looking for. Awesome. Except I already went with another stock line. I had a hard time getting the bad one off so I decided to only replace the bad one. I was just going to get longer ones for both but since I only replaced one, I just left it stock length. It'll be okay!
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post #13 of 17 Old 12-26-2012, 08:23 AM
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It is really good info^^^

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post #14 of 17 Old 12-26-2012, 08:56 AM
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Someone throw the quote above into the yj sticky?
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post #15 of 17 Old 12-26-2012, 10:48 AM Thread Starter
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Someone throw the quote above into the yj sticky?
Yeah, no kidding... I looked forever for that info and all I could find was something about YJ brakelines fitting on OTHER stuff that needed longer lines... Not much use for me!
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