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    Brake line route question

    I am running my brake lines now and have the front lines mocked up with the stock brake line material. I will change to stainless when I am happy with the route I chose. I ran the rear lines up and out of the master cylinder, my front line I ran down and out of the master cylinder. Is there any problem running the brake line turning down exiting the master?
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    Picture?
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    You cant see the pic?
    Shows on my computer.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bluse View Post
    You cant see the pic?
    Shows on my computer.
    Sorry...don't see anything.
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    Quote Originally Posted by cv2065 View Post
    Sorry...don't see anything.
    Can anybody see the pic below?

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    Nope
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    Quote Originally Posted by HiggyMK4#???? View Post
    Nope
    Double Ditto "Nope!"

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    Not sure what the problem is but the 90' fitting leaving the MC points down instead of up.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bluse View Post
    Is there any problem running the brake line turning down exiting the master?
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    No. Orient the fittings however works best for your planned brake line routing. No picture showing here either BTW.
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    Quote Originally Posted by edwardb View Post
    No. Orient the fittings however works best for your planned brake line routing. No picture showing here either BTW.
    I concur.

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    Thank guys, I didn't think it mattered but wanted to make sure.
    The pictures look great when I pull the thread up, not sure what's going on. Not sure it matters that I have a Mac?

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    EDIT: Investigating... Found it.

    bluse, PM sent.

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    I see the photos.
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    Pics are up now! That should work fine... no issue to hydraulics as to which direction it goes.
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    Quote Originally Posted by bluse View Post
    Can anybody see the pic below?
    Shows up fine for me.

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    No issues with up/down/sideways... but one thing to keep in mind is future serviceability.
    It gets REALLY busy in that space a little later in the build. If you have to replace a master cylinder down the road give consideration to the access to the fittings.
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