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It is just as @Ben stated ... it will have a double inverted flare with metric threads. Look it up online and find the exact part (brake line) to match. It will save you a bunch of time and a whole lot of agony. I'd look it up for you, but the Getz was not marketed in the US as any model. Most manufacturers sell the individual, pre-bent brake lines. You can ...


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Getting them to break loose is the biggest challenge. I use a good penetrate, soak them several times over 3-4 days, use brake line wrenches to turn the nuts to prevent rounding the brake line nuts, as they are soft steel. Cheap brake line wrenches will round the nuts, buy good quality wrenches of the proper size, metric or american. Use a wrench on the ...


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It's fine I did a similar job on a 2003 model recently. I kid car. Luckily, I didn't have any bent valves to deal with. Turning the engine over with the head off and the car in gear won't hurt anything. I know the exact feeling of elasticity you are talking about if you have the car in gear. I am assuming you had the front wheels on the ground when you ...



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