Want To Buy Want to buy 96 gt red plastic vacuum lines

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  1. Burninriverdiver

    Burninriverdiver Well-Known Member

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    Hey guys, I'm looking for a set of the red plastic hard vacuum lines and connectors (hopefully all in one piece) for my 96 gt. If anyone has a set or knows where I can purchase a new one I would greatly appreciate it!
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    Use heat shrink to fix it, works like a charm.

    edit. Thats broke off pretty close. Might not be possible for the one.....
     
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    If I can't find any here or the junkyard I'll try it, but yeah they broke off in the worst spot lol
     
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    Could bend up some brake lines in the same shape. That stuff is easy to bend up and it wont crush, swell ,or break. Might rust but I doubt it.
     
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    I like this plan, especially with the new flexible copper colored alloy brake lines they have. I'm off work tomorrow and plan on stopping by a junkyard. If they don't have anything, I'll probably make my own. I'm not sure if the ID of the brake lines are larger, but it's worth a shot. Thanks for the idea!
     
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    Cool....to be honest. ..the idea hit me when I read your last post..lol!
    I like the copper idea too!
     
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    Whatever works and has longevity is what I'm looking for. I honestly don't know how the plastic lines last more than a few years, it would be nice to have some metal lines that last if you remove them once
     
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    This is true. A little funny,...as I remove those lines, im pain stakenly cautious to not damage them and then I proceed to the top shelf carring it like the holy grail!!
    I may run to the parts store and investigate this idea myself. Hey do a write up if you have good luck with it.
     
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    I will do a write up if I have to resort to it! I was extra cautious taking them off, carefully placed them in a box, then put my coil packs and wires on top... That was the breaking point lol. Live and learn, I figured they would be an autozone part since they are so brittle
     
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    Got to the junkyard and snagged some lines off a crown vic. They just told me to take it since I already paid a dollar to get in lol. I think with some heat shrink I can make one out of this and my existing one.
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    Just FYI the lines just pull out of those rubber connectors and you can replace the vacuum lines with off the shelf stuff at the local parts house.
     
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    I actually found that out as I was putting together the lines on my kitchen table. Just ended up cutting and using the good lines and better shape connectors from the crown vic. For $1 I can't complain about the price of the "new" lines tho. The car idles a little better now tho
     
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    Sweet! Im glad you figured it out. Thanks for letting us know.
     
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    I'm glad you guys check in on me, I appreciate all the help and feedback!
     
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    Its on demand bro!