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Old 04-07-2018, 04:17 PM   #1
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Braided brake lines?

I'm looking for a set of braided ss brake lines for my 2012 1500 QC 2wd. It's the Lone Star model. I've searched online and can find them for older 2wd Rams and newer 4wd. Anyone know of a vendor that can help?

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Old 04-07-2018, 04:35 PM   #2
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Try moes performance.com
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Old 04-07-2018, 05:31 PM   #3
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Try moes performance.com
They have pads and rotors listed on their site. I sent a message though, maybe I'll get lucky or get pointed in right direction.
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braided SS lines

i ordered mine for the 2003, back in 2010, from Summit Racing had them the next day but they are close.
even 2" longer

https://www.summitracing.com/parts/r...model/ram-1500

i have used Summit many times over the years with good results.

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Old 04-08-2018, 01:00 PM   #5
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i ordered mine for the 2003, back in 2010, from Summit Racing had them the next day but they are close.[IMG class=inlineimg]http://www.hemitruckclub.com/forums/images/htc/smilies/import/coolsmiley.gif[/IMG]
even 2" longer

https://www.summitracing.com/parts/r...model/ram-1500

i have used Summit many times over the years with good results.

good luck
I see all sorts of them for the older Rams, or even the current trucks but 4wd. If the current 4wd is the same then I'd go ahead and get those, but since they're specified as 4wd only then I have a hard time dropping any money on them. I'm hoping someone put them on a similar year truck as mine and has some input, but it seems to not be a popular mod. I want to try it before I replace the brakes, which is needed soon.
Another question, are there any current reviews on PowerStop brake upgrade vs Brakemotiv? All I see when searching online is stuff from back around 2010-2012.
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""but it seems to not be a popular mod""

My reason was not a 'popular mod' it was out of necessity.
I needed the anti-lock brakes to work again, after going up two or three sizes of tires, the ABS stopped working.
after doing searches and checking here there everywhere, Freeze suggested Braided SS, it solved his issue with 35" tires, and it did it solve mine.
around 33" i believe was my size if I remember back that far.
I Felt much better with the wife driving our baby around.

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after the first two trucks made their first pass she said and i quote

"THAT'S IT?!?!?!?!?! Hell I do that going to the grocery store!!!!"

not kidding, there were witnesses!!!!
our neighbors always knew when she left the house ! !
the skinny pedal was (and still) is her friend.....

good luck. oh and if it was me I would call Summit, they are very helpful when you call in, at least they used to be and might be better help then the online catalog.

If you lived here your next step would be to do what I did for the Jeep back in 1999 when I lifted it.
I simply went over to Gasoline Alley (if you live in and around Indy you would know exactly where ) stopped in at Earls Plumbing and they made new ones to fit for my lift, but of course back then they were not DOT approved but it was a 'trail' only Jeep so I did not care at the time. And I never drove it on the street

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You might give these guys a call to see if they can fab up a set of brake lines for you - Dodge Ram
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yup, was going to say Crown too
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Just a quick update, I contacted the recommended places about SS brake lines but no luck for my 2012 2wd 1500.

But I needed to change the front brakes anyway. So after researching Brakemotive ebay pads and rotors, as well as Power Stop and other similar setups, I decided to go with the polymer coated rotors and Adaptive One pads from Napa. These cost under $200. I've had them on through the weekend and I love them so far. The old pads were well worn with some life left, but the rotors were starting to shake slightly when stopping from highway speeds. I never liked them as they faded too quickly and the pedal always felt too light. I never drive this truck hard other than hauling close to 1k lbs from time to time, and I put on lots of mileage. I bought the truck Dec 2016 with 34K miles, I now have 90k miles on her.

The Napa setup is night/day difference! Pedal feel is so much better and she definitely stops quicker. I'm happy enough that I don't feel the need for SS brake lines anymore to improve pedal feel.

So all in all I highly recommend this Napa setup, at least for the "normal" day-to-day drivers.

https://www.napaonline.com/en/p/NBK7991ADK1C
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Old 08-22-2018, 11:35 AM   #10
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Three months later and I still really like these brakes. Only complaint I have is that they do dust a little more than the factory pads, but better than other setups for sure.
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