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The lines should definitely come with new washers, not sure about the bolts.

Pretty sure the brake fluid is sold in pints not quarts, and you need three pints not three quarts. I only mention this because I had a small panic, thinking I didn't get enough fluid when I was in the middle of doing mine and noticed I had pints not quarts.


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Rob, if ya need a hand (foot) to help with bleeding let me know.


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Lol yes about pints v quarts. 3 quarts wold last you a couple years if you were a very diligent flusher.
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Different brands sell bottles of brake fluid with different sizes. Please see the chart.

The ATE comes in 33.8 oz cans = 1 Litre. I believe this is the link for information I used when I was trying to determine how much to purchase for a complete flush of the brake system. I had the Ford Dealer perform the 1st flush for sure, and I think the 2nd flush and then I installed the Vorshlag lines with my left over fluid.

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I am pretty sure both flushes used at least 1.5 litres = 50.7 oz. That ends up being about 3.2 pints at 16 oz per pint.

So I still believe you need to purchase 2 quarts or 2 litres for flushing to be on the safe side. I went even safer going with 3 since it was my first time and it worked out great the 2nd time since I lost fluid when I installed the lines.

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Different brands sell bottles of brake fluid with different sizes. Please see the chart.

The ATE comes in 33.8 oz cans = 1 Litre. I believe this is the link for information I used when I was trying to determine how much to purchase for a complete flush of the brake system. I had the Ford Dealer perform the 1st flush for sure, and I think the 2nd flush and then I installed the Vorshlag lines with my left over fluid.

How much brake fluid to flush system? - MustangForums.com

I am pretty sure both flushes used at least 1.5 litres = 50.7 oz. That ends up being about 3.2 pints at 16 oz per pint.

So I still believe you need to purchase 2 quarts or 2 litres for flushing to be on the safe side. I went even safer going with 3 since it was my first time and it worked out great the 2nd time since I lost fluid when I installed the lines.
I agree, 100%. There is quite a bit of fluid, and you don't want to get cut short. I don't think 3 pints would work. On other vehicles, I've always grabbed 3 quarts/liters, and if I had a little extra, oh well. Then again, I was using fluid that cost $8 a quart, rather than $20+.

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The lines should definitely come with new washers, not sure about the bolts.

Pretty sure the brake fluid is sold in pints not quarts, and you need three pints not three quarts. I only mention this because I had a small panic, thinking I didn't get enough fluid when I was in the middle of doing mine and noticed I had pints not quarts.
I will have plenty of time once the kit arrives to check out the hardware. Hopefully it comes with washers but I might pick up some extras anyway just in case I lose one. I agree, it probably won't come with the bolts. As far as the fluid goes, it sounds like 2 quarts should do the trick.

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Rob, if ya need a hand (foot) to help with bleeding let me know.
Thanks Mud. I just might take you up on that offer.

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Yes if I remember correctly you get the new washers and you reuse the factory banjo bolts.

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Anybody have any experience/info on the Russell stainless steel line kit through AM?

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I could not find any information as to if the Russell brake lines have an outer coating over the SS braid. This is important because without it dirt will get into the braid and wear away at the inner lining of the hose and eventually the hose can leak.

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I could not find any information as to if the Russell brake lines have an outer coating over the SS braid. This is important because without it dirt will get into the braid and wear away at the inner lining of the hose and eventually the hose can leak.
Good call, I didn't think of that.

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I have the Russell lines, they do have a clear coating over the braid. Not sure how much better the other manufacturers lines are but the Russell lines are definitely the best bang for your buck.

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I have the Russell lines, they do have a clear coating over the braid. Not sure how much better the other manufacturers lines are but the Russell lines are definitely the best bang for your buck.

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Thanks for the feedback, the other brands probably are superior lines but I'm shooting for a budget brake upgrade as the OE setup does the job on the street, and even if I can get on a road course as much as I want, it still wouldn't be more than a coupld times a summer.

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