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cboehly Verified Driver
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I have looked for the last hour and can't find a definitive answer. Can we replace the clutch line with a braided line and if so, can we replace the curly q steel line as well with a "longer" braided line? Help is appreciated as my wife needs an idea for a Christmas gift. [Smile]

Thanks

**edited for spelling**

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Charlie Boehly

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Yes, and alternate clutch line is an approved replacement per the GCR.

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Keith Novak
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tony senese Verified Driver
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Charlie,
If you find a direct replacement.... let me know!

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Tony Senese
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http://www.advanced-autosports.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=4&products_id=120

replaced curly steel line and flex hose.

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David Spencer
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Great idea Charlie! I want one.

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I have bunches of them

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Dave Lewis
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Probably one of the best mods I have done. Thanks Dave.

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I managed to come across one in my spare parts box from my Spec RX-7 days. Any reason to think it won't fit a Miata?

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quote:
Originally posted by Dave Lewis:
Probably one of the best mods I have done. Thanks Dave.

Why?

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Keith in WA Verified Driver Made Donation to Website
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You don't get tempted to try and reuse that stupid bracket to attach the old clutch line to the back of the starter (which is a PITA and can result in a stripped starter if you force it). You don't find that the rattling noise in the engine bay is the bracket you didn't use and didn't zip tie out of the way. The engine doesn't mangle the curly-Q line during engine installations if it happens to hang up on the clutch slave requiring first un-mangling before hooking things back up.

All in all, a much cleaner and simpler installation.

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Keith Novak
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Dave Lewis
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quote:
Originally posted by Steven Holloway:
quote:
Originally posted by Dave Lewis:
Probably one of the best mods I have done. Thanks Dave.

Why?
What Kieth said [Big Grin]

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Can you tell there's history involved?

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Keith Novak
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And it bleeds sooo much easier... That alone is all it took for me.

MZ

   

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