<VV> Hard Pedal, poor brakes

J R Read_HML hmlinc at sbcglobal.net
Sat Jul 31 12:27:54 EDT 2010

Looks good - BUT - are there any tests to show possible adverse reactions 
with various brake fluids?  Seems to me the tests were primarily designed to 
test external corrosion.  Did I miss something?
Later, JR

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> website with tech info on CuNiFer alloy brake lines:
> http://www.copper.org/applications/automotive/hydraulic_brake_tube.html
> It is a very corrosion resistant alloy of 90% Copper/10% Nickel commonly 
> used in marine applications. Volvo pioneered its use in auto brake lines 
> so you know it's safe. Thanks for this tip, Rick.
> Steve Gangi
> in the rusty Northeast
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> As I stated in a previous email I use tubing from Fedhill that is cunifer. 
> It
> ends easily and flares easily. I will never use any crap from NAPA or the
> thers again. I buy it in rolls. It isn't real hard to straighten it. I 
> have a
> ool that will roll it out perfectly straight but it was expensive.
> -
> ick Norris
> 36 Sunoco Corvair
> ww.corvairalley.com
> ---- "corvairduval at cox.net" <corvairduval at cox.net> wrote:
> Does anybody have any experience with using Cunifer type brake tubing?
> There have been articles in Skinned Knucles magazine extoling their 
> virtue.
> Pros are easy to bend by hand and will not rust out. What are the cons?
> www.brakequip.com/pdf/ezibend_2.pdf
> http://store.fedhillusa.com/?gclid=CNCJiIC8k6MCFQiD5QodzVaMrA
> And yes, my 94 Caprice failed against the frame behind the "B" pillar.
> Frank DuVal
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