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Re: copper brake pipes
If you're bending your own pipes bend them round a former, knee is traditional. It's easy to kink them and if you do them bu55erred
You can get small bore pipe bending tools quite cheaply. Ratchet type that look like a catapult are easiest to use, swing arm types more flexible for complex shapes
Many motor factors offer a pipe service. If you take old pipe along they'll cut one to length and flare ends with new fittings.
You'll still have to bend it.
Last couple I had to do, back axle on a Sedona, it wasn't much more expensive for one of the drive in brake centres to do them. Formula one I think. So I saved myself the problems of rolling round underneath car, bleeding the system etc.
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Qashqai 1.6 spark driven, Kia Sedona 2.9 TDI, Scenic II 15DCi 2004 (SORN) not quite RIP.