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Old 04-19-2014, 06:49 AM   #1
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Where to buy clear tubing

That's safe for brake fluid and fuel. for the brake fluid I would like it not to sweat.
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I use fish tank air lines to bleed my brakes with no issues. Not sure what application you are using this for.
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The fish tank stuff is fine for bleeding, but if you're wanting to use it as a reservoir line it won't hold up.
If you need some black line for the reservoir swing by and I'll cut you some, no charge.
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Old 04-19-2014, 07:53 AM   #4
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KurveyGirl carries it. It is called Tygon tubing and you can buy it in six inch increments. Be careful selecting the ID of the tubing. I got lucky and bought both. I used the larger of the two only to find I didn't have a good seal. I had to redo it with the small ID.
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I use fish tank air lines to bleed my brakes with no issues. Not sure what application you are using this for.
Danny this might be very dangerous unless it's made of the proper material. The wrong clear tubing sweats the brake fluid out and degrades over time, I know from experience. Make sure it's Tygon.
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KurveyGirl carries it. It is called Tygon tubing and you can buy it in six inch increments. Be careful selecting the ID of the tubing. I got lucky and bought both. I used the larger of the two only to find I didn't have a good seal. I had to redo it with the small ID.
that's the stuff I heard aboit. I doing this rear reservoir delete. and from what I read the hrc kit sweats. is Kure girl local?
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The fish tank stuff is fine for bleeding, but if you're wanting to use it as a reservoir line it won't hold up.
If you need some black line for the reservoir swing by and I'll cut you some, no charge.
You see, this right here is why I get my work done at Motorcycles Unlimited even though it's far away from me. You guys are always helpful.
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Kurveygirl.com

It's a motorcycle parts place online that's somewhat well known in the racing community.

Here is the link to the tygon tubing.

http://www.kurveygirl.com/shop/index.php?cPath=106

I really like the clear tubing. You can see the condition of the fluid very readily and the bubbles when you are bleeding the brakes.
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Kurveygirl.com

It's a motorcycle parts place online that's somewhat well known in the racing community.

Here is the link to the tygon tubing.

http://www.kurveygirl.com/shop/index.php?cPath=106

I really like the clear tubing. You can see the condition of the fluid very readily and the bubbles when you are bleeding the brakes.
ordered. thanks man
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Old 04-19-2014, 09:19 AM   #10
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I'm also looking into the reservoir delete. I've been reading some guys use the tubing from lowes and say it holds up but others recommend the tygon
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Danny this might be very dangerous unless it's made of the proper material. The wrong clear tubing sweats the brake fluid out and degrades over time, I know from experience. Make sure it's Tygon.
So...how exactly is this dangerous for pumping old fluid out? I don't reuse the old stuff.
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Danny this might be very dangerous unless it's made of the proper material. The wrong clear tubing sweats the brake fluid out and degrades over time, I know from experience. Make sure it's Tygon.
What?? He said bleed, not use it permanently there. It takes 2mins to bleed brakes. That tubing will not deteriorate in that short time. I've used these things for years. What's your fear?
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So...how exactly is this dangerous for pumping old fluid out? I don't reuse the old stuff.
Misread your post Danny. My mistake.
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what is this reservoir delete you speak of?
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Old 05-15-2014, 04:48 PM   #15
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This is what he means I'm not done with mine but that's how it looks as of now
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you can use tygon tubing. its available at any napa, or try a place that sells lawn equipment.
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