HOW TO DOUBLE FLARE BRAKE LINE ENDS Once the brake line is cut... ...it is important to de-burr the ends for a clean start. Don't forget to add the fitting on the line before the process is started, otherwise you won't be able to add it once the flare has been pressed in. Don't forget to add the fitting on the line before the process is started, otherwise you w Mount the tube in the holding fixture and place in the hydraulic flare tool. Once it's mounted in the hydraulic tool, Cramer added a 3/16-inch 45-degree inverted adapter and squeezed the trigger as it was pressed down and the invert bottomed out. Once it's mounted in the hydraulic tool, Cramer added a 3/16-inch 45-degree inverted adapt The rolled edge is the first step of double flaring the end of a brake line. A cone is placed in the press to fold the perimeter down for the next and final step. The key is to not roll the sides too much as they will squeeze out and ruin the double flare. Do a little at a time until the end is just right- remember, you can always crank the cone down more if the line end isn't perfect. The key is to not roll the sides too much as they will squeeze out and ruin the double fla The perimeter is rolled over perfectly... ...creating a double-flare end to hold and seal the lines together. SOURCES National Parts Depot (NPD California) 1376 Walter St. #1 Ventura CA 93003 805-654-0468 www.npdlink.com Ground Up Restorations 91 Great Hill Road Naugatuck CT 06770 866-358-2277 www.ss396.com 3M www.3m.com DuPont 1007 Market Street Wilmington DE 19898 800-441-7515 www.dupont.com Wilwood Brakes 4700 Calle Bolero Camarillo CA 93012 805-388-1188 www.wilwood.com Mercer County Vocational School 1085 Old Trenton Road Trenton NJ 08690 609-586-2123 Midstate Automotive Paint 1816 N. Olden Avenue Trenton NJ 08368 609-883-6200 www.midstatepaint.com Classic Performance Products 378 E Orangethorpe Ave. Placentia CA 92870 800-522-5004 http://www.classicperform.com Currie Enterprises 714-528-6957 http://www.currieenterprises.com Fatman Fabrications 8621-C Fairview Road, Highway 218 Charlotte NC 28227 704-545-0369 www.fatmanfab.com Inline Tube 15066 Technology Drive Shelby Township MI 48315 800-385-9452 www.inlinetube.com « | 1 | 2 | View Full Article By Michael Galimi Enjoyed this Post? Subscribe to our RSS Feed, or use your favorite social media to recommend us to friends and colleagues!