Where to find brake hoses?


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goldwingingit
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Where to find brake hoses?

Post by goldwingingit » Tue May 28, 2019 8:40 pm



The GL1100 I bought for $50 is starting to show some promise. Flushing out the oil with ATF cleaned up any gunk on the starter motor clutch, and now I'm digging into the brakes!

I have the '83 model with the linked rear brake, and I want to replace the lines on it. I can't seem to find replacements anywhere online. I found old forum posts and unfortunately the links on there are all dead.

There are four separate hoses as seen in this parts diagram


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and of course, none of them are available. Does anyone know the exact dimensions and threads of them? Or a place where I can order them?

I could take them off and go to an auto parts store, but I don't think it's likely they're going to have this much metric gear on hand! :D



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Re: Where to find brake hoses?

Post by detdrbuzzard » Thu May 30, 2019 10:54 am

I think my niece fod brake lines for her 1200 aspy on galfer's website
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Re: Where to find brake hoses?

Post by phredryxun96 » Thu Jun 06, 2019 12:44 pm

Check out APEXbrakes. Just ordered mine from them, very pleased.

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Re: Where to find brake hoses?

Post by Johnyy Smoke » Fri Jun 07, 2019 7:00 pm

A search on e bay should yield good results. I would recommend steel braided brake lines. I bought a set for $80. (yes all four lines) There is a seller from Canada that carries them on e bay. It is a VERY good investment. Makes a big difference. However, bleeding the brake lines after replacement is quite entertaining. :) Regards, Johnny



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