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Unread 07-07-2013, 10:52 AM   #1
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is a brake line spacer needed?

I'm going to install teraflex 4.5" springs and IRO LAs. The guy I got the arms from forgot the brake line spacers. Are they needed at that height or can I use something else? Thanks in advance.

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Unread 07-07-2013, 05:53 PM   #2
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you can probably find something at the hardware store. they are just tubes with longer bolts.

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Unread 07-07-2013, 08:01 PM   #3
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So its actually just a aluminum tube?
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Unread 07-07-2013, 08:56 PM   #4
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it's steel or something. it's pretty thick walled... but i'm sure anything would work.
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Unread 07-07-2013, 09:08 PM   #5
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Thanks.
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Unread 07-07-2013, 09:45 PM   #6
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I wouldn't suggest using spacers. I used mine with my IRO lift and when I'm at full articulation, the spacer hits the shock and dents it. the spacer isn't needed.
if you take the jeep offroad and feel the brake line is too short, just unclip it in a few places to give it slack
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Unread 07-08-2013, 08:59 AM   #7
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I just unhooked the brake line from the axle up front and I think from the a-arm AND axle in back iirc. Make sure you do it in a way the line wouldn't get hung up on anything.
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Here is my WJ on stock lines (Thanksgiving 2011), they run pretty close to the path of the long arms...you should be fine offroad.



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Unread 07-16-2013, 11:24 PM   #9
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Here is my WJ on stock lines (Thanksgiving 2011), they run pretty close to the path of the long arms...you should be fine offroad.


Are your lines disconnected?
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Unread 07-17-2013, 11:14 PM   #10
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The only line disconnected Is the rear line... the one from the body to the junction on the axle. Stock, it attaches to the a-arm. But as I don't have a stock a- arm, mine just hangs in the air.
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