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1Back to top Go down   Front Brake Lines Empty Front Brake Lines on Tue May 12, 2015 5:09 am

Howard64180

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With many thanks to its originator, I'm intending to carry out this mod on my K100 front brake lines: http://classickbikes.com/ckb.tech/0.ckb.tech.files/2vbrakes/2vbrakes.htm
I've ordered all the parts, but there is just one thing bothering me.  Will the metal brake line that goes between the calipers be OK without a fork brace to reduce flex? (yes, I'm paranoid).

    

2Back to top Go down   Front Brake Lines Empty Re: Front Brake Lines on Tue May 12, 2015 6:03 am

92KK 84WW Olaf

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Paranoid? Its all part of the Kpox.


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1992 K100LT 0193214 Bertha Blue 101,000 miles
1984 K100RT 0022575 Brutus Baja Red 578 bought 36,000 now 89,150 miles
1997 K1100LT 0188024 Wotan Mystic Red 689 58,645 now 106,950 miles Deceased.
1983 K100RS 0011171 Fricka 606 Alaska Blue 29,495 miles Damn K Pox Its a Bat outta Hell Now 37,190 miles
1996 K1100LT 0233004 Lohengrin Mystic Red 38,000 miles.
    

3Back to top Go down   Front Brake Lines Empty Re: Front Brake Lines on Tue May 12, 2015 12:27 pm

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@Howard64180 wrote:With many thanks to its originator, I'm intending to carry out this mod on my K100 front brake lines: http://classickbikes.com/ckb.tech/0.ckb.tech.files/2vbrakes/2vbrakes.htm
I've ordered all the parts, but there is just one thing bothering me.  Will the metal brake line that goes between the calipers be OK without a fork brace to reduce flex? (yes, I'm paranoid).
Pre-'87 models didn't use much a fork brace between the legs with the one-piece front mudguard. There will be minimal flex to the point of non-existence of the need to be concerned.


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4Back to top Go down   Front Brake Lines Empty Re: Front Brake Lines on Tue May 12, 2015 1:31 pm

Howard64180

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Thanks for that, that is what I was hoping to hear  Very Happy

    

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