Diver944Cheers guys, I've just ordered a set for some Easter Weekend maintenance. Changed the disks and pads last weekend so looking forward to stopping on a sixpence I'm not looking forward to getting the old rusty ones off. Very careful and targeted soaking with WD is in order - eek!
blade7It's a long time since I've had a car with them fitted, but I've read rubber hoses have a certain amount of 'cushion' and braided hoses can remove some of the feel.
924Srr27lblade7It's a long time since I've had a car with them fitted, but I've read rubber hoses have a certain amount of 'cushion' and braided hoses can remove some of the feel.That's the problem, never believe everything you read ! It's Quite the Opposite! Rubber hoses give / expand and flex more especially with pressure, hoses can have an braid of nylon or stainless steel over the inner hose for good abrasion resistance but most of the aftermarket sets use a ptfe plastic inner hose and NOT a rubber hose with a braid over the top. It's this that yields a higher burst pressure and much less resistance to bulge and flex like OE rubber ones do. Hence you'll get a firmer pedal with an aftermarket ptfe Inner set, and a softer / longer / more spongy pedal with a Rubber hose. https://www.goodridge.co....se?variant=32846480007 R
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