What size fitting is on a 3/16 brake line?
Get a standard American 3/8′ fine thread bolt or a standard American 3/16″ brake line; this will have a 3/8″ x 24 unf thread nuts on it. You will use the bolt (or nut) for your gauge.
What are the different brake line fittings?
There are 5 main fittings out there used for automotive projects: tube nuts, unions, bleeder screws, compression fittings, and adapters. Each is used for a different purpose in the vehicle.
What size are most brake line fittings?
The two most common brake lines found are 3/16″/4.75mm and 1/4″. The smaller size is 3/16″/4.75mm brake line, CNF-3; and the larger size is 1/4″, CNF-4. 3/16″ is found on virtually all cars and trucks made in the world.
Are brake line fittings universal?
Yes, brake lines are universal. As long as the brake lines for your vehicle have the proper sized fitting for attachment and the length is correct, the material is universal.
What thread is 3/16 brake line?
3/16″/4.75mm Metric thread brake line nuts and fittings.
What thread is 3/16 brake fittings?
3/16″/4.75mm American Thread brake line nuts and fittings.
How do you read thread sizes?
Thread sizes are given in nominal sizes, not in the actual measurement. The exact measurement is slightly below the named or nominal size. For example, a 6mm bolt may measure 5.8mm or 5.9mm, but it is called 6mm bolt. It is also common to use “M” before the bolt size, such as M6 for a 6mm bolt.
What type of-3an brake line fittings are available?
AN brake line fittings are available from Speedway Motors, ranging from the common -3AN male and female and go up from there. However, for most applications -3AN brake line fittings will be what is used with most brake systems.
Can you use 3/16 brake lines for disc brakes?
Most cars on the road have 3/16 brake line and fittings and they will work fine in most disc/drum and disc/disc power brake applications. Building your new brake system with 3/16 brake lines and fittings keeps things simple and increases availability of specialty adapters/fittings to get the job done.
What type of flare fittings do I need for my brakes?
Brake line flare fittings are the most common and are available to help make sure you do not have any leaks, even under extreme braking circumstances such as demanding track days. If your vehicle came with inverted flare fittings from the factory, replacing them with new ones when rehabbing your brake system is the best insurance one can get.
Are there male and female inverted flare brake line fittings?
There are male and female inverted flare brake line fittings, so make sure you get the right one for your project. Inverted flares utilize a 45-degree seat and require the brake hard line to be double flared versus the AN’s single flare.