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It is pointles to change to the SS lines ... 99.99% of the anecdotes about 'improved' feel is the 'Placebo Effect' at work! There may be an improvement over old, worn out lines, but changing between new OEM rubber and Teflon/stainless lines will produce unreliable/indeterminate data in a double-blind style test -- every time!

The SS lines swell when pressurized ... just like OEM lines! I have watched them and witnessed it, personally. The single-wire braid isn't really that strong when pressurized to 1000-1500 psi!

The REAL reason that SS lines were adopted for racing is related to resistance from damage (compared to rubber hoses) by contact with debris or during off-course excursions!
Warren Hall, Jr.

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1968 340S Barracuda ... 'Rolling Thunder'

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