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I Pressed The Pedal And After A Second I Lost All Brakes. It Looks Like I Busted A Line In The Frame. It's Along The Gas Tank. Near Where The Bed And Cab Come Together??? There Is A Plastic Clip And When The Pedal Is Pressed I Can See Fluid Come Out. The Whole Frame Is Coated In Brake Fluid.

Anyone Seen This Problem? Anyone Have A Solution? It Looks Like It Might Be An All Day Project? Any Help Will Be Apprecated. Thanks,vinnie
 

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Shouldn't be a all day job to splice a piece of line in there. Just need line and compression fittings. The only other option is replace the whole line since it is to the back and there is not as much pressure as the front a patch job should sucifice.
 

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How Hard Is It To Drop The Tank?
 

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Harder than it is to just pull off the bed. the bed comes off with like 8-bolts and is surprisingly light (one guy on each side can easily take a bed off. We do it all the time at my dealership when installing certain 5w hitches. that should give you pretty much unobstructed access to the brake lines.

If the line rusted, I would replace a very large section. I would also completely disconnect all of your brake lines from calipers and wheel cylinders and let them drain. After that I would blow them out with compressed air. The last thing you need is to do all that work and wind up with an obstruction from a rusty peice of metal.

You can buy unbent bulk brake lines at NAPA. The lines will have a fitting on one end already so all you need is a pipe cutter and a flaring tool and some fittings.

Then connect everything up and bleed the system.... :D
 

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Anyone Know The Diameter?
 

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If I remember correctly it's 3/16". The only speciality tools you'll need are a tubing cutter, tubing bender (it's easer than a socket), and a flair tool. You can pick them up cheap at Harbor Freight.
 
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