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Old 12-03-2019, 12:30 PM
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if you stay with the flattened tube you may consider 3/8 inconel 600 or 625 tubing. stronger, but not as much elongation capability when it's smashed. you may need to heat it progressive as it's smashed.
....or just use 3/8" steel brake line....readily available.....easy to swage....only takes a couple of minutes.....and last a long time......
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Old 12-05-2019, 02:01 PM
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Good results so far with stock Vans arrangement. One thing I did to reduce possibility of slippage was to make 4-5 slits with a Dremel cut-off wheel, perpendicular to length of tube. Gives the rubber something to bite into.
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