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Old 07-13-2011, 01:51 PM
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Default SS Brake line Cover Removal

I just recently picked up a set of Galfer SS front lines for the F4i. I got a crazy good deal on a set of red lines.Can I can slice through the plastic cover so its just the standard SS color showing? The red wouldnt be the worst thing in the world, and I guess I could always paint them but the silver would look nice as well.

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Old 07-13-2011, 02:22 PM
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little off topic cause i dont know the answer but i was wondering about these ss lines.
do they make a big difference vs. stock?
also is it worth it to get front and back lines?

sorry for jack justing66
 
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The plastic is a protective covering for the braided steel, i wouldnt modify brake lines in ANY WAY. I think red lines would look pretty good anyways. Even on an orange bike lol

Cody.

SS lines offer a HUGE improvement over the stock rubber line. Don't waste money on upgrading the rear brakes unless your doing some serious track time.
 
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Old 07-13-2011, 03:52 PM
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alright sweet i think im gonna go ahead and buy these babys with clear rubber

GALFER FRONT BRAKE LINE KIT HONDA CBR 600 F4 F4i 99-03 | eBay
 
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damn $100!

i got mine on ebay, brand new, for $40 shipped.

i'd keep searching for a better deal. that is... unless you have the dough.
 
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Old 07-13-2011, 03:58 PM
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guess i'll keep shopping then thanks sick

are some brands better than others?
i see lrc components, yana shiki, russel, galfer, hel
i am going to keep seaching just wondering if a certain brand is better

best deal i can find so far...
http://www.amazon.com/Russell-Cyclef.../dp/B000GV535U
 

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Old 07-13-2011, 05:16 PM
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Performance-wise, it's dang near the best bang-for-your-buck out there. You will defineatly notice a difference.

+1 on what Cody said, though. I wouldn't try to remove the jacket, you might damage the braid under it.

As far as brand, any quality name-brand hose will do. It's not a difficult/expensive thing to manufacture. They are all pretty much state-of-the-art.

Ern
 
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