<VV> tunnel brake line, again

Harry Yarnell Harry Yarnell" <hyarnell1@earthlink.net
Sat, 31 Jan 2004 15:03:37 -0500

The only issue I see is fishing the line behind the horsecollar (trans
mount). How much room do you have from the floor to the bottom of the car?
If you arn't comfortable making double flair ends, then don't; they will
leak if not done right.

Harry Yarnell
perryman garage and orphanage
perryman, MD

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Marc Sheridan" <sheridan@bright.net>
To: "virtualvairs" <virtualvairs@corvair.org>
Sent: Saturday, January 31, 2004 2:52 PM
Subject: <VV> tunnel brake line, again

> With the help of the list, I finally removed the long brake line in the
> tunnel of my '66. Seems that it was ok, but too late now :o).
> Now my dilemma is getting the new preformed line in. Lately my plan was to
> cut the tubing in a place or two, then rejoin the pieces once I get them
> into place. But that requires a double flare on the cut ends and so far my
> practice flares on the old line don't look real professional, but look
> they probably would work.
> My question is this, should I go ahead with my plan to cut the line or
> should I remove even more stuff from the bottom of the car to get it in
> piece. Keep in mind that the car is on jack stands and I don't have a lot
> room to work with. If I do cut, what tips do I need to do to get a good
> double flare?
> Thanks,
> Marc Sheridan
> '66 Monza convertible 110/4
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