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Brake pipe

#1 PostAuthor: deka » Sun Jul 14, 2019 5:42 pm

Bought a set of brake pipes ages ago when I was collecting parts. Now at the point of fitting the dual set up on the a4 and notice one does not look correct picture below"... anyone have an idea what this is for The other one appears correct for the right side but the left one below (Speedo drive side) does not

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Re: Brake pipe

#2 PostAuthor: deka » Sun Jul 14, 2019 5:59 pm

Here they are side by side Or is this correct ? It dose not look right

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Re: Brake pipe

#3 PostAuthor: z1bman » Sun Jul 14, 2019 8:00 pm

the one on the right is correct for the l/h side but the left hand one is not for the z1.z900/ z1000

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Re: Brake pipe

#4 PostAuthor: deka » Sun Jul 14, 2019 8:38 pm

I bought them as a set but cannot remember from where but they obviously messed up
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Re: Brake pipe

#5 PostAuthor: 8 Valve Mark » Sun Jul 14, 2019 10:02 pm

why not just bend the wrong un into shape, snip one end off and re-flare it to suit?
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Re: Brake pipe

#6 PostAuthor: ZedHead » Mon Jul 15, 2019 5:56 am

It looks like it could be for rear mounting caliper that has found its way onto the wrong bin. I checked your orders and you can eliminate me from your list of suspects :D

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Re: Brake pipe

#7 PostAuthor: deka » Mon Jul 15, 2019 7:20 pm

ZedHead wrote:It looks like it could be for rear mounting caliper that has found its way onto the wrong bin. I checked your orders and you can eliminate me from your list of suspects :D


Ha ha. :D
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