|09/09/2003 08:58:16||dhPaul||I'm trying to replace the front flexihoses. I have liberally sprayed the union to the metal brake pipe, the locknut etc with penetrating oil over several days, but using a 13mm brake pipe nut tool all I am achieving is moving the whole setup.
Any tips please?
Is applying heat (I have a paint stripper gun) a sensible and safe option?
|10/09/2003 16:18:18||steve h||Have you locked the other side with mole grips?|
|10/09/2003 16:32:02||Alistair||Heat isn't a sensible & safe option as brake fluid is flammable.|
|10/09/2003 16:44:02||Richard||This can be a problem if you have damaged the pipe by twisting then it will need replacing, by a brake pipe kit and make them yourself.|
|10/09/2003 16:45:44||Richard||Oh, Suppertrol 005 is excellent at loosening rusted nuts.|