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Leaking brake line

My brake lines are so rusted one cracked. the rust is only in one area. can I cut the lines and replace just the bad spot? can I use high pressure rubber lines or can I use metal brake line with compression fittings? thanks (1990 buick park ave)

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    metal stem rusts and falls apart after 1 or 2 yrs. Apparently the new ones have a plastic stem (no more rust)



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U can use metal pipe sections but not recommended may b cheaper to replace whole pipe certainly a lot easier t fit

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