Brake lines

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Blue
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Brake lines

Post by Blue » Tue Apr 04, 2017 1:31 pm

Hello All
Can anyone please tell me what size brake spanner i need to undo the metal brake pipe, that will seperate the metal pipe from the rear brake caliper. 406 hdi 90 rapier 2002.
Thanks
Dave (Blue).

jasper5
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Re: Brake lines

Post by jasper5 » Tue Apr 04, 2017 5:22 pm

Blue wrote:Hello All
Can anyone please tell me what size brake spanner i need to undo the metal brake pipe, that will seperate the metal pipe from the rear brake caliper. 406 hdi 90 rapier 2002.
Thanks
Dave (Blue).

11mm if it's the original pipe, probably 10mm if it's been replaced at some point.

PeterN
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Re: Brake lines

Post by PeterN » Tue Apr 04, 2017 10:30 pm

..or 7/16" in old money...

Peter

scoopeydiesel
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Re: Brake lines

Post by scoopeydiesel » Tue Apr 04, 2017 10:47 pm

You will need a special brake nut spanner as an open end one will slip. Its basically a ring spanner with a slot to slide over the pipe. Search under brake spanner wrench :)

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