<VV> Hard Pedal, poor brakes.

Harry Yarnell hyarnell1 at earthlink.net
Fri Jul 30 09:43:09 EDT 2010

Frank brings up a good, but sad point.
Here in the mid-atlantic region, rotten brake pipes from the '90s era, are 
Not only are factory lines rusting out, replacement pipes arn't much better. 
I've replaced the pipes on Carol's '93 Riviera TWICE! Now we don't park in a 
swamp, but that's ridiculous.

On GM's, it's usually the area from behind the B piller.

Harry Yarnell
Perryman Garage and Orphanage
hyarnell1 at earthlink.net
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Frank DuVal" <corvairduval at cox.net>
To: <virtualvairs at corvair.org>
Sent: Friday, July 30, 2010 8:34 AM
Subject: Re: <VV> Hard Pedal, poor brakes.

>I use a Blue Point kit. But even with this kit the 3/16 inverting die is
> easily broken. And also easily replaced by the Snap-On man.
> Now I need to buy a bubble flare kit...
> Who would have thought that cars from the 90's would start having rusted
> out brake lines. They are still new cars to me... gggg
> Frank DuVal
> jimster1 wrote:
>>Regarding double flare kits, I'm about ready to undertake the installation
>>of four wheel disks.  I suspect I'll be doing a bunch of flares.  What 
>>can be recommended, I know there's good ones as well as junk.
>>I am proud of my double-flare kit.   :)
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