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Stainless Steel Brake Line, 3/16 Inch

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Material Type:
Stainless Steel
Finish:
Satin
Overall Length:
20.00
Overall Diameter:
0.1875
Inside Diameter:
0.12
Notes
Seamless tubing made from double-annealed 304 grade stainless.
Stainless Steel Brake Line, 3/16 Inch
Stainless Steel Brake Line, 3/16 Inch
Stainless Steel Brake Line, 3/16 Inch
Stainless Steel Brake Line, 3/16 Inch
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Q & A (4)

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Our 3/16" stainless steel tubing is made from 304 grade (rated at 6000 psi) which is double annealed to allow easy flaring.

NOTE: This line is intended to be used in conjunction with 37 degree AN # 3 style fittings which make use of a single flare. Stainless steel line will not work with 45 degree double flare 3/8"-24 flare nuts. We strongly suggest that the 37 degree single flare (flaring tool # 910-89524) be used when flaring this line for the AN # 3 tube nuts and sleeves.

Learn more about flaring lines and how to select proper automotive fittings by reading our tech article. The Principles of Automotive Fittings.

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Customer Reviews

Rated 4.9 out of 5 by 11 reviewers.
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TN Turtle back T
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Verified Reviewer
Burns, TN

Good product

April 17, 2016
Use this product on a custom car of mine with 37 degree AN fittings. Also used on replacement brake lines on my wife's 92 Silverado when the lines rusted thru. As long as you have good, quality flaring tools these lines should never fail.
Yes, I recommend this product.
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Fastco
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Cincinnati OH

Great for brake lines!

April 14, 2016
Used this to make custom brake and clutch lines. Worked perfect with the staibless tube nuts and sleeves. Note that you will need a ratcheting flare tool to flare the stainless lines but they should last forever!
No, I would not recommend this product.
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Spike
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Verified Reviewer
York, pa

Great product

January 19, 2016
Used this product to replace all of my brake lines on my 2001 Jeep Cherokee
Yes, I recommend this product.
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Goldscrew
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Verified Reviewer
South Carolina

Great Product

January 14, 2016
Great product. Easily bends and doesn't crack during flaring.
Yes, I recommend this product.
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21dodgetouring
Verified Purchaser
Springville, Calif.

Won't corrode, looks good, lasts forever

April 03, 2015
This brakeline looks nice on a fenderless car, but in any case it won't corrode. Another plus - if you are very careful, you can bend with a box end wrench. Since I'm using this line with AN fittings I installed them first, flared the tubing, and then ran a 7/16" box end wrench over the nut and coaxed the line to the shape needed. A trick that works for me is to bend a piece of 12 gauge wire from romex cable to the shape I want first. .When it fits nicely, it's easy to duplicate in this tubing.
Pros:
  • Easy to bend
Yes, I recommend this product.
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Austin65
Verified Purchaser
Kansas

good stuff

March 10, 2015
Used this on my latest project mostly for the rust resistance. While harder to bend and flare than regular steel, its no big deal once you figure it out. Definitely don't use a tubing cutter as it work hardens it and won't flare well. I used a hacksaw, filed square against an old set of flaring bars, deburred, then flared. I used the Ridgid flaring tool that Speedway also sells.
Yes, I recommend this product.
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tom37
Verified Purchaser

good looks

August 31, 2014
Looks good will never have to replace kind of a pain to flare but worth it
Yes, I recommend this product.
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mlswanny
Verified Purchaser
Costa Mesa, CA, USA

Highly Recommended

March 03, 2013
Absolutely will not double flare, which is noted so don't even try. I've been able to single 45 degree flare fine. I've used this line on Audi R8 race cars, ABS installs on twin turbo Porsche race cars and full brake line installs on high end classic cars. No problems!
Yes, I recommend this product.
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mlswanny
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Costa Mesa, CA, USA

Highly Recommended

March 03, 2013
Absolutely will not double flare, which is noted so don't even try. I've been able to single 45 degree flare fine. I've used this line on Audi R8 race cars, ABS installs on twin turbo Porsche race cars and full brake line installs on high end classic cars. No problems!
Yes, I recommend this product.
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THE MAJ
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PENSACOLA BEACH, FL

LOOKS MUCH BETTER THAN THE STEEL TUBING

May 15, 2012
PRACTICE BENDING ON SCRAP LINE INORDER TO ACHIEVE PROPER DISTANCES AT BEND POINTS. YOU CHOULD BE SHORT OR LONG IF NOT PROPERLY DONE.
Pros:
  • Easy To Install
Yes, I recommend this product.
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Product Q&A

4 questions : 5 answers

1 answers

What is this tubes ID (Inside Diameter)? What's the Inside Diameter on this tube? .180ish, hopefully?

IAmOz
Utah
April 09, 2013

What is this tubes ID (Inside Diameter)? What's the Inside Diameter on this tube? .180ish, hopefully?

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April 10, 2013
Jason
The 3/16" stainless steel brake line is .116" id
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we usually put a double flare on the tubing, will this product work on a standard 1988 Jeep Wrangler wheel cylinder and brake caliper?

Jeep guy
Downsville WI
February 02, 2011

we usually put a double flare on the tubing, will this product work on a standard 1988 Jeep Wrangler wheel cylinder and brake caliper?

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March 04, 2013
mlswanny
I've found that this will NOT double flare. I've been through about 8 rolls to date and if an inverted flare/nut needs to be used I've been very successful with just 45 degree single flaring. With this in mind, yes it will work fine up to wheel cylinders because they are fix mounted. However a caliper needs to have a flexible brake hose over to the frame where this hard line will meet it.
February 08, 2011
Craig
This stainless tubing part # 6178510 will not work with a double flare. It is suggested that you use an AN 37degree flare with that tubing.
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Is this tubing polished? Is it shiny or matte finish?

Rotus8
California
February 29, 2016

Is this tubing polished? Is it shiny or matte finish?

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March 01, 2016
Eric
Expert
This tubing is not polished. It does clean up nicely but to have a show quality shine it would require polishing.
1 answers

What is the wall thickness? I have some 3/16 stainless tubing that is .030 wall but is very hard to flare (37degree). How does this wall thickness compare to item 910-41800-8? Thanks

hot rod model A
San Jose, CA
March 31, 2016

What is the wall thickness? I have some 3/16 stainless tubing that is .030 wall but is very hard to flare (37degree). How does this wall thickness compare to item 910-41800-8? Thanks

Answers

March 31, 2016
Eric
Expert
.030" wall thickness is the standard for 3/16" brake line. Stainless brake line is very tough to flare. You may need a better flaring tool such as 91089524.
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