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Steel braided brake line lifespan

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Old 07-13-2010, 08:58 PM
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Default Steel braided brake line lifespan

I bought my bike with steel braided lines already installed and wasn't sure if there was a point at which they should be replaced.

Any insight would be appreciated.
 
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Old 07-13-2010, 09:33 PM
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from what ive read and heard they last forever, kinda like a k&n air filter
 
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Old 07-14-2010, 07:03 AM
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Thats good to know. Thanks.
 
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Old 07-14-2010, 10:26 AM
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The rubber inside degrades just like normal lines. They are normal lines, just with metal over them so they can't expand. I'd replace them after about 10yrs myself.
 
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Old 07-14-2010, 12:42 PM
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Hopefully a while because i just installed some, and they are siiiiiick!
 
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