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So I took off my handlebars last night to see how much slack I had in the control cables etc so I could order some bar risers ( I need about an inch ) but there is NO way the front brake line will go that far ( I inched it up through that grommet/brace thing as far as it will go ) and I don't see anything other than the crimp connection to that manifold thing under the tank, in other words, I don't see a place where I could add an extension to the brake line.
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So I took off my handlebars last night to see how much slack I had in the control cables etc so I could order some bar risers ( I need about an inch ) but there is NO way the front brake line will go that far ( I inched it up through that grommet/brace thing as far as it will go ) and I don't see anything other than the crimp connection to that manifold thing under the tank, in other words, I don't see a place where I could add an extension to the brake line.
What can I do?


I had the same issue while upgrading handlebars. The ABS version is clearly different and there is no - rerouting choice. An extension or whole new line will be your only option. The bars I ordered came with the extension.



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Just my opinion, but I would swap out the brake line for a longer one. You can get a braided line from Galfer for around 50 bucks, and it also improves the braking power since it doesn't expand like a stock line will. Either way, you're going to have to disconnect the brake line and bleed the brakes, may as well go to a solid line instead of splicing in an extension. More joints=More seals=more places where it can leak in the future.

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Just my opinion, but I would swap out the brake line for a longer one. You can get a braided line from Galfer for around 50 bucks, and it also improves the braking power since it doesn't expand like a stock line will. Either way, you're going to have to disconnect the brake line and bleed the brakes, may as well go to a solid line instead of splicing in an extension. More joints=More seals=more places where it can leak in the future.



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I would have to agree, I only used the extension cause the bars came with it.


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Just my opinion, but I would swap out the brake line for a longer one. You can get a braided line from Galfer for around 50 bucks, and it also improves the braking power since it doesn't expand like a stock line will. Either way, you're going to have to disconnect the brake line and bleed the brakes, may as well go to a solid line instead of splicing in an extension. More joints=More seals=more places where it can leak in the future.

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I would like to but I can't tell what's going on with the bottom end of the line ( it's an ABS ) it just seems to disappear into a bracket under the tank.
 

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So I took off my handlebars last night to see how much slack I had in the control cables etc so I could order some bar risers ( I need about an inch ) but there is NO way the front brake line will go that far ( I inched it up through that grommet/brace thing as far as it will go ) and I don't see anything other than the crimp connection to that manifold thing under the tank, in other words, I don't see a place where I could add an extension to the brake line.
What can I do?


I had the same issue while upgrading handlebars. The ABS version is clearly different and there is no - rerouting choice. An extension or whole new line will be your only option. The bars I ordered came with the extension.



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Please share the link for this brake line extension kit and handlebars.
 

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I would like to but I can't tell what's going on with the bottom end of the line ( it's an ABS ) it just seems to disappear into a bracket under the tank.
That's exactly the problem !! But it seems to be just a connexion ... The upper part is crimped but the underneath is screwed.
Maybe we can just change this cable ... I will look what is the purpose of this part (green arrow)




 

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That's exactly the problem !! But it seems to be just a connexion ... The upper part is crimped but the underneath is screwed.
Maybe we can just change this cable ... I will look what is the purpose of this part (green arrow)





So your saying replace the entire top brake line and just bypass the bracket and screw into the hose on the other side of the bracket?
 

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I think because I don't see in the manual , other parts than ABS pipes.
Under this connector , it's the pipe (Brake Pipe A) that goes to the ABS modulator.







And it seems to0 easy :grin2::grin2:
I have no enought experience to be categorical. I have to find a shop or a mechanic to discuss this part.
My first question, if it's just a connector why is it rectangular ? Maybe it's just a fixation ...
 
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