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One noteworthy modification required by the disc-brake conversion is the shortening of the factory hard-steel brake lines. As seen here, Dustin used a double-flare tool to refit where the transition from steel to rubber was located on the axlehousing. If you don't have a flaring tool to complete this process, take the lines to your local brake shop to have it done for you. In a matter of minutes, these lines can be shortened. Be sure to mark where you want the new fittings prior to leaving the garage.

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