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Drilling Out Brake Lines

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We began our axle swap by drilling out our extended braided steel brake lines from our XJ Dana 30 calipers out to 7/16-inch. Had we thought of it, we could have bought later '76-up Chevy calipers and skipped this step, but we used the older ones with the larger banjo bolt. Then we removed the steering linkage, disconnected and removed the track bar, and yanked the old, bent Dana 30 for Pete "Jeep junk collector" Trasborg.

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