Yep, the same one I got from Summit. Clamping it in a vise and using some sort of lubricant on the die, seems to really help.
I agree 1000%. I used 2 or 3 different cheap flaring tools and was fighting it the whole time. I finally ordered a Blue Point flaring tool and it made everything soo much easier.I have a cheap flare tool from Amazon that I used on my old Del Sol project car.... making brake lines was/is not something I enjoy doing, it was an absolute nightmare. Absolutely spend money on a proper brake flare tool... you get what you pay for in this situation.
I was eying the Mastercool one yesterday (not sure why, so far I don't need to flare any lines). It will do more types of flares than any other I found. The next closest was the Eastwood version of what Lonny posted that will do both 37 and 45 degree flares.
I am. But am using a Wilwood pedal box and propoitioning valves to adjust the brake pressure.Has anyone tried the brembos with the manual brakes? Would that be a decent option to actually keep the stock brembos maybe? Going manual brakes might help with the brembos being such overkill? I'm sure it's still way overkill. I was just curious lol
I haven’t done a full write up on this yet, because I wanted to put it through it’s paces at another autocross, before I did. Since that will be tomorrow and I expect no problems, I’ll give ya a rundown. This is not going manual brakes, this is restricting the fronts on the stock system.Any recommended brake proportioning valves? I’m going manual brakes, but considering this as well.
Do you know if it matters which line you hook to which port front and rear?Few pics of my install - I used a little longer coupler nut than most, so I cut a little more off the bolt than others. Used stock bolts to mount the MC.
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There was a fair amount of convo around the flaring tools. The amazon tool I picked up worked just well enough to get the job done. I couldn't put a double flare in bc I have paper hands, the single flare works just fine and is MUCH easier to do.
The lines are just long enough for their respective input on the MC. I wouldn't overthink it.Do you know if it matters which line you hook to which port front and rear?
Also I was wondering if you know how I could get my hands on one of those Tipton reservoir mounting brackets?
I just got a 3/4" bore MC to try and solve the force needed. Just hope it have enough fluid volume for the calipers.I just remember earlier in the thread there was mention of the manual brakes needing alot of pressure, was just thinking maybe the brembos would balance out the braking with moderate pressure, and then you could always adjust from there.