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bevans6
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« Reply #15 on: October 19, 2012, 09:02:16 AM »

While the fluid is nominally non-compressible, the larger the line size particularly with a rubber hose or even teflon lined, the more you can get expansion that feels like compression.  Smaller lines just feel firmer with brakes, guys like Mario Andretti can feel it, I can't...  For a clutch it just doesn't matter, the pressures are too low to expand almost any hose but you need the volume for a clutch.

Brian
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« Reply #16 on: October 23, 2012, 07:08:29 PM »

It's in!!! Braided stainless steel flex lines on engine/clutch end .  Adjustable push rod between slave cyl and clutch arm. Checked stroke and is right on. Life is good.   Bob
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