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Old 09-18-2012, 09:52 PM   #1
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Apex braided brake lines

Recently I bought a set of Apex braided brake lines for my M3. Very good price and excellent appearance. After the installation I read two reviews of these lines came out of the fitting. I said well s&*^ happens. Then two weeks ago arriving to the race track I saw two Porsche crashed. When I asked what happened both has the same situation no brakes. Both cars have Apex brake lines and both had the fitting problems. So stay away from Apex brake lines.
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Old 09-18-2012, 11:00 PM   #2
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scary stuff right there
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Old 09-19-2012, 06:40 PM   #3
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That's hilarious though, guys with Porsches using 40$ eBay brake hoses. Learn the lesson the hard way, eBay=tow truck
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Old 10-01-2012, 03:27 AM   #4
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Glad I saw this. Someone mentioned these to me today. Sketchy.
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Old 10-01-2012, 03:53 AM   #5
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It has has stainless on the outside so it must be good, and it's cheaper than the others so it's totally a good deal! Who cares what company makes them.


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Old 10-01-2012, 08:21 AM   #6
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It's not like StopTech lines are expensive, all of 140$ for the complete kit (6 lines).

It's penny pinching like this that gets someone killed. The people selling garbage like this should be fined/barred from selling such junk products.

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