Carlson H8400SK 25′ Steel Brake Line Kit Review

Carlson H8400SK 25′ Steel Brake Line Kit Review

Introduction

Carlson’s 25′ steel brake line kit offers a versatile, low-cost solution for a variety of automotive brake system applications. The brake line kit includes 25 feet of soft-annealed steel brake tubing and several standard and oversized hex tube nuts ranging from 7/16″ to 9/16″ in size. The zinc coating provides maximum protection against rust and corrosion.

Manufacturer: Carlson Quality Brake Parts

Features

Part Number: H8400SK
Weight: 2.3 pounds
Dimensions: 300 x 10.5 x 2 inches
Origin: North America

Pros

  • Affordable option for hydraulic brake system repairs and rebuilds

  • Heat-treated and zinc-coated for corrosion protection

  • Includes an assortment of standard and oversized hex fittings

  • Easy to install using standard cutting, bending and flaring tools

  • Covers most light-duty vehicles made for the U.S. and Canadian market

  • Meets all SAE and ISO specifications

  • DOT approved for light-duty hydraulic brake systems

Cons

  • Not as rust-resistant as nickel-copper brake lines

  • Kit does not include metric tube nuts

  • Does not include anchors or line clips

Conclusion

This steel brake line kit gives you everything you’ll need for a typical brake line replacement. The zinc coating offers impressive durability while also providing an aesthetically pleasing appearance. Keep in mind that this kit only contains standard tube fittings. You’ll need to purchase separate fittings if you’re working on vehicles that require metric fittings.

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