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I have a 1998 F150 the issue is the size of the driver side

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I have a 1998 F150 the issue is the size of the driver side rear break line from the wheel cylinder to the split off.. what size is the fitting? I think the line is 3/16 obviously but the question is what is the fitting going out of the wheel cylinder to the main T joint, the shop says it's 1/4 threads.. but it doesn't seem to turn in very well. If someone out there has done the rear metal lines that could explain the size of the one over sized fitting for the rears I would appreciate it....thanks...Neil
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Ford
Expert:  Chris (aka- Moose) replied 2 years ago.

Normally they are 1/4 inch lines and 3/16 inch fittings. The fittings are based on the size of the line. Are you sure the threads are not messed up on either ends, that can cause the fitting to have excessive turning force.

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Thanks Chris