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1996 fod f150 replacing front brack lines took clip offthe one that runs through frame tryed twisting it with vise grip doesnt move what am i doing rong

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I am doing same job on 1999 F150 now. Some of the hoses are machined to look like they have several nuts on them. Actually they can be one solid piece. It must have something to do with having 2 places to fit a wrench instead of 1.

If you have similar line as me, there is a rounded part of the fitting on one side of the clip. There is a slim (1/8 inch) nut made onto the rounded edge part. That is where the metal line separates from the rubber hose. Also be aware, when I bought replacement hoses the hoses did not fit into my brackets. I had to reengineer the brackets to use them. Get extra clips and I hope I helped you.

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