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 Posted: 03-24-2023 05:56 pm
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Darth V8R
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Lads:

Wanted to pass this along.

Automec is now offering replacement brake lines for left hand drive JHs. They previously offered only RHD sets. I made an inquiry, and they told me that if I was willing to measure m brake pipes they would create the necessary kit. I passed along the measurements and they got back to me. Here is the link:

LHD Automec JH Pipe set

If you prefer steel, In-line Tube offers a pipe set in steel, pre-bent: LHD In Line JH pipe set

I have not personally used either of these (yet) for my JH, although I have used Automec for other cars and found them to be an easy to use quality product. The downside to the Automec stuff is that you cannot get those laser straight runs of piping that make things look OEM. I suppose you could use a tubing straightener, but the pipes are coiled when delivered, so getting them straight is difficult without a tool.

When I get around to reinstalling the brake pipes on my project, I will report back. Since the car has yet to go off to paint, it will be a while.

Vance

Last edited on 03-24-2023 05:59 pm by Darth V8R

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 Posted: 03-24-2023 08:24 pm
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redracer
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Thanks for the info. Fortunately, I some expensive tools for making as well as straightening lines in whatever metal one prefers. I have saved many of the end fittings for such, but one can get them in usually bulk packs. Here's a reasonably priced source:
https://store.fedhillusa.com/britishgirling-316475nutsandfittings.aspx

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