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Harry Hopkins
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Piper Cub Brake hose wanted

Post by Harry Hopkins » Wed Aug 21, 2019 6:48 pm

A friend of mine, an LAA member, needs to replace his Piper L4 Cub brake hose, and has been unable to source a local replacement. Does anyone know of any organisation that would make up a new one? The problem seems to be in the end fittings, which I understand are 1/8 NPT at the Scott Brake end, and 7/16 * 24tpi at the u/c end.

All suggestions gratefully received.
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Gerry Holland
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Re: Piper Cub Brake hose wanted

Post by Gerry Holland » Wed Aug 21, 2019 7:19 pm

Harry
I got some made up for my Corben at Merlin Motorsports - Castle Combe near Chippenham.
They have a Workshop that will make them up for you using removed pipes as 'model'.
One word of warning. DO NOT TELL THEM THEY ARE FOR AN AIRCRAFT.
The owner gets very twitchy even though he is a Pilot.
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Gerry
https://www.merlinmotorsport.co.uk/s/brake-clutch-parts
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Re: Piper Cub Brake hose wanted

Post by Gerry Holland » Wed Aug 21, 2019 7:44 pm

Harry
This link will show Merlins Workshop Services based on Goodridge kit.
https://www.merlinmotorsport.co.uk/page ... e-workshop
Go to bottom half of page.
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Re: Piper Cub Brake hose wanted

Post by tnowak » Thu Aug 22, 2019 8:02 am

I believe Saywell International, Worthing, West Sussex, can make up brake hoses using the original fittings:
01903 704900
http://www.saywell.co.uk/products/hose-shop/

Alternatively, Hampshire Hose did something similar for me a few years ago:
http://www.hampshirehose.co.uk/

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Re: Piper Cub Brake hose wanted

Post by Harry Hopkins » Fri Aug 23, 2019 8:03 pm

Many thanks guys. He's now sorted and much appreciated your help.

Harry
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