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Brake lines Well, this '87 Nova is my first car; we bought it about a month before my sixteenth birthday. The first day I drove it, my brake lines shot. I've recently found out that they neither manufacture nor provide them anymore. Is there any chance that someone could help me out? I really don't want this car to be scrapped, I'd be screwed.

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  • CACH Oct 07, 2008

    I don't know anything about this, I rely on my cousin, who is a mechanic, my grandfather, and my step-father. I'm sixteen, still. 
    If I was even able to get it fixed professionally, it would cost twice what I bought the car for.



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You can buy replacement lines at any auto parts store. They have them by certain lengths. Do some measuring as close as you can, but doesn't have to be perfect, just remember it's better to have a little extra, than not enough length. If you know how to flare PROPERLY, you can just buy a coil of the correct size line & fittings separate, and go to it.

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