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Brake Hydraulics

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UUC Stainless Steel Brake Lines
Original brake lines are rubber and can expand under the normal pressure of use. This expansion of the brake line negatively affects the brake caliper piston travel, and makes for mushy pedal feedback.

UUC's Stainless Steel Brake lines are used to "performance tune" your braking system.

Inner Teflon line is covered with woven stainless steel braid that will not expand under pressure. The advantages include better brake pedal feedback and a firmer pedal, along with superior brake modulation. Results will be immediate.

    Technical features:
  • fully compliant with DOT Standards (MVSS-1006)
  • lines burst-tested to 6000psi (maximum tested pressure from a BMW braking system is 1200psi)
  • Teflon inner line covered with a woven layer of stainless steel and covered in an abrasion-resistant material (translucent blue plastic covering).
  • plastic end pieces protect assembly, no exposed steel fibers to stick fingers.

Brake Master Cylinders

When you hit the brakes the master cylinder converts the motion from the brake pedal being depressed into hydraulic pressure and sends that hydraulic pressure out for distribution. If your brakes are starting to feel spongy it could be the master cylinder.
Brake Master Cylinder

Grommet - Brake Master Cylinder to Reservoir

Brake Boosters and Parts


Check Valve for Brake Booster Hose

Gasket for Brake Booster Check Valve

Brake Booster Hose (12 X 19 mm)

Brake Pressure Control

This controls the distribution of the brake fluid.
Brake Pressure Regulator

Brake Proportioning

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