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I have been on the hunt for an affordable alternative to the spendy and unreliable braided extended brake lines. I was able to find a page about extended brake lines(http://www.therangerstation.com/tech_library/ReplacementBrakeLine_Front.shtml), but found that it was lacking the year, model, or drivetrain of the vehicles these options work on.

The part numbers listed all have fitting sitting sizes of a 10mm banjo fitting on one end, and a 3/8-24 female fitting on the other.

When I looked up my truck(97 2wd Ranger) I found that my fittings are a .375 banjo fitting and 3/8-24 female. The factory hose length is 13.625".

I found that a 2002 Ford F-250 SD 2wd 5.8efi has the same fittings. The passenger side hose is 20.25" and costs about $15 at AutoZone. So order two of them and for thirty bucks you'll have roughly 6.5" longer lines.

AutoZone part number 71061
 


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That looks like some good info. Have you actually tried it?
 

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Has anyone done this?
 

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2002 F-250 with a 5.8 is going to be a rare bird to track down parts for...
 

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I used those GM brake lines for my D44 swap and they worked great.

Now what we really need is a longer brake line for the rear. Having one custom made is always an option but one off the shelf would be better.
 

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My credo
it is easier to fix and understand than "her"
e350 lines with drop downs...18 in of travel no sweat.

best 10 min you can do.
 

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