What diameter are brake lines?

Brake lines are most often 3/16- or 1/4-inch diameter and, while there will be no pressure difference between the two, there will be a difference in the amount of fluid delivered.

Are brake lines metric?

Brake line fittings – Yes, you need metric.

What size brake line is used in today’s vehicles?

The answer is really pretty easy. Almost every car or truck worldwide utilizes a 3/16-inch brake line, also referred to as a CNF-3. The other most common brake line is the ¼ inch.

What size thread is on 1/4 brake line?

The threads for 1/4″ brake lines where a rubber hose screws into a wheel cylinder with a copper gasket ARE the 7/16-20 standard fine thread. 3/16″ lines use standard 3/8-24 threads for both the flare nuts and the gasketed fittings.

What does the MGB stand for?

Main Ground Bus. MGB. Morris Garage Model B (vehicle)

What is the top speed of an MGB?

MG MGB Roadster

0–60 12.2 s
Top speed 103 mph
Power 95 bhp
Torque 110 lb ft
Weight 920 kg

What size brake line should I use for rear disc brakes?

Yes, the approved technique is 1/4″ for volume to drum brakes and 3/16″ for pressure to disc – disc brakes need only a teaspoonful of fluid transfer. One time i had only 1/4 tubing layin about so that is what i used for disc brakes and that car was the best/smoothest stopping car i ever did. So that is what i now use.

Are brake line fittings universal?

Yes, brake lines are universal. As long as the brake lines for your vehicle have the proper sized fitting for attachment and the length is correct, the material is universal.

How do you measure brake line?

How to Measure a Brake Line Diameter

  1. Locate the brake lines by consulting your car’s owners manual or a shop manual.
  2. Clamp the caliper over an unobstructed area of the brake line.
  3. Read the measurement on the caliper.
  4. Convert the reading, if necessary.

How do you measure brake line fittings?

The thread size is determined by the outside diameter of the male thread, or the inside diameter of the female thread. Pitch refers to the distance from one thread groove to the next (measured from crest to crest). There are two systems for measuring threads – metric and imperial (same as SAE or American).

Can you change brake line size?

Second, you can run 1/2 inch line if you want, but it won’t make a bit of difference. You’re still going to be a) pushing brake fluid out a small hole in the master cylinder (tube seat) and back into a small hole in the brake caliper or wheel cylinder.