Where can I find prebent brake lines for a 1979 Cutlass Supreme? Thanks in advance.

Asked by Jul 09, 2008 at 12:10 AM about the 1979 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Hi all. I just got a project car, 1979 CS with a 260. I'm in the process of making it run properly first before doing all the "fun stuff" this winter. The brake lines are shot and I can't seem to find prebent brake lines that I can install. Anyone know of a place that have them?

6 Answers

5

I know the local advance auto carried brake lines for a del sol, they probably have ones for an American Cutlass, if not check the olds classic car parts ordering mags.

35

Have u tried ebay or craigs list?

I called up my local AutoZone and Advanced Auto and they didn't carry that car's brake lines which was suprising, knowing that the car is still popular today. I have also tried Craigslist in Chicago, Northern Indiana, and Milwaukee and no one had it (Search criteria: 1979 Cutlass, 1979 Olds, 1979 Oldsmobile, cutlass supreme). Ebay didn't have it for the year. Aren't there actual stores that make these? I have also tried Jegs and Autopartswarehouse. Maybe I'm being too specific on my searches?

25

they don't exsist the coiled wire around the original lines were put onthere so during assembly a dead blow hammer could be used and won't crush the lines when they beat them to fit

15

There is a company out of Michigan called Inline Tube their website is www.inlinetube.com. I have used their products before and their lines are very close to OEM bending and require minimal tweaking. They even have the propor fittings on the end of the lines. I checked their site and they do have a listing for lines on your car.

205

re:"brake lines for my '79 CS". The factory workers may have hammered some othem, I'm not sure how they "hammered" the coiled bends near the brake master cylinder. If your going to do a total relacement and you still have the factory parts I'd suggest going to NAPA and purchasing the shorter lengths and getting a tubing bender and doing it yourself, its not that difficult really, more trouble getting the old ones off. You could probably re-use the factory fittings as long as they are not torn-up. As far as the full length lines that are frame connected, not sure what to do about that, maybe NAPA can get longer pieces on special order.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

Cutlass Supreme

Looking for a Used Cutlass Supreme in your area?

CarGurus has 125 nationwide Cutlass Supreme listings and the tools to find you a great deal.

ZIP:

Search Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme Questions

Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme Experts

#1 munron
munron
Reputation 560
#2 tennisshoes
tennisshoes
Reputation 350
#3 Rog Oneal
Rog Oneal
Reputation 320
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Chevrolet Monte Carlo
16 Great Deals out of 1,475 listings starting at $995
Used Buick Regal
198 Great Deals out of 10,624 listings starting at $2,195
Used Chevrolet Caprice
148 listings starting at $10,900
Used Chevrolet Impala
846 Great Deals out of 34,369 listings starting at $1,800
Used Chevrolet Camaro
621 Great Deals out of 38,657 listings starting at $2,995
Used Pontiac Grand Prix
14 Great Deals out of 3,212 listings starting at $1,995
Used Dodge Charger
496 Great Deals out of 27,801 listings starting at $2,343
Used Honda Accord
1,078 Great Deals out of 74,908 listings starting at $969
Used Ford Mustang
640 Great Deals out of 36,930 listings starting at $2,800
Used Chevrolet Corvette
339 Great Deals out of 19,713 listings starting at $3,688