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Rear end change Q

Old 06-09-2008, 09:45 AM
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I am swaping rear ends in my 87 and my question is for anyone who has basicallya dedicated race car. the rear i am puting in is from a car that had front end fire damage and the e-brake lines were cut to speed the removal process. is it a big deal if i didnt put it back on? also what is the easiest way to re attach the brake line on top of the Diff. yes i forgot about it and broke it getting it out.
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Old 06-09-2008, 10:04 AM
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if i understood the question correctly about the brake may be able to use the brake line from your old rear end
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Old 06-09-2008, 10:36 AM
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are you talking about the break line that goes into the distribution block or did you break the hard lines that attaches into the brake cylinder thing?
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Old 06-09-2008, 10:37 AM
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just buy a new rear brake hose if that's the one that got damaged
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Old 06-09-2008, 08:11 PM
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Yeah i broke the flexable line that goes from the body to the Diff. I just could see an easy way to fix it with the rear end in the car. I was guessing i hook up the lowers and jack it up some and go with it.
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Old 06-09-2008, 09:31 PM
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You should be easily accesable with the rear in the car. Any piece you need can be bought new so it shouldn't be that hard. Why did you swap the rear end out???? With you having an automatic you won't need your e-brake so you can leave it out. It will drop a few pounds off the car too. If you don't know where to get the new parts check out
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