Recently purchased brake hoses will they fit?

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Recently purchased brake hoses will they fit?

Post by 111jag » Sat May 04, 2019 11:21 pm

I recently purchased brake hoses (see pic) from a manufacturer that said they were for a 67. The price was very cheap. When I got them and took of my front brake hoses they were totally different. I contacted them saying what they are advertising is NOT the same product for the car. But I was wondering if the 11" hoses with a 3AN Male to 3/8" -24 Male Inverted Flare adapter on one end of the hose will work? The original hose looked a bit long.
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Re: Recently purchased brake hoses will they fit?

Post by roadsterred » Sun May 05, 2019 12:04 am

The hoses appear to be totally different. The top hose has a male fitting on the end. The lower hose has a female fitting.

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Re: Recently purchased brake hoses will they fit?

Post by 111jag » Sun May 05, 2019 4:09 am

I am aware of that. That is why you put a 3AN Male to 3/8" -24 Male Inverted Flare adapter on one end. But will it work? Has anybody tried it?

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Re: Recently purchased brake hoses will they fit?

Post by JT68 » Sun May 05, 2019 7:31 am

Totally wrong hose. Way too short. Suggest you purchase correct hoses for many reasons.
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Re: Recently purchased brake hoses will they fit?

Post by Toptech360 » Sun May 05, 2019 11:31 am

More fittings=more leak points. Of all the parts on the car, why go cheap on brake components?? Get the correct parts it's not worth the risk.
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Re: Recently purchased brake hoses will they fit?

Post by 111jag » Sun May 05, 2019 5:47 pm

I agree with all of the above posts. Why is Rock Auto advertising brake hoses for 67 Datsun that don't t fit. Not even close. They are metric threads (10-1.0) as well. Rip off. So I cant make them work if i tried. I was wondering if (Raybestos BH-36866 rear) would work for all three hoses. I got that from a local auto shop. The length is 13" and we have them available in Canada. Is the thread 3/8-24 as well and not metric? The American exchange makes all parts way too expensive for Canadians to buy. For example the shipping on the previous hoses was more than the cost of the hose themselves. So in the end it would be cheaper had I bought the original hoses. All three hoses are the same? Haven't removed the rear one yet to check.

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Re: Recently purchased brake hoses will they fit?

Post by JT68 » Sun May 05, 2019 11:00 pm

Might want to check with with Ross at Sports Imports in Canada. I'm sure he can hook you up.

FYI the rear hose is a bit too short for the fronts, but a front hose is fine on the rear.
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Re: Recently purchased brake hoses will they fit?

Post by bossbob » Mon May 06, 2019 12:48 pm

Been there, done that. I bought the exact same hoses you have, ended up sending them back and ordered the SS hoses from JT.
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Re: Recently purchased brake hoses will they fit?

Post by sports imports » Mon May 06, 2019 6:58 pm

Rob:
your hoses and washers are on their way. Should be there in 2 days.

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Re: Recently purchased brake hoses will they fit?

Post by 111jag » Tue May 07, 2019 9:40 am

Thanks again Ross. You saved the Datsun one more time. Do you think I will notice the difference in the brakes with the new hoses? Like noticeably different? The original hoses, even though they looked good, apparently have stretched.