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post #1 of 7 (permalink) Old 04-13-2019, 07:17 PM Thread Starter
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Which extended cables for ape hangers

What extended lines are you guys running for apes?

I'm installing a set of FMB 16" on my RG. I got a clutch and brake line kit made by LA Choppers, and I'm not impressed. The lines are way too long (by about 4"), the "black" fittings are a poor finish, and the compression ends at the clutch connector and brake manifold seem really fragile.

I haven't pressured up the hydos yet and am seriously considering pulling it off and returning it. Anyone got good experience with longer clutch and brake lines?



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Thanks for the help guys. Looks like Magnum is the winner on this one. I like how they do the brake line for the dual disc, with the lower hoses already manifold-ed together.

Hopefully I'll get this project done and I can post up some pics.

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I used Drag specialties for my +4 clutch cable and brake hose and was very pleased, I used on a buddies bike Burly Brand which he purchased for me to install and I was not impressed either, would not use them on my scoot. I have heard good things from Magnum as well as I love Barnett's too.
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I bought Magnum, found good price and free shipping on ebay. Came in packaged as new, one cable was missing the crush washers so I asked seller to fix (not the cost, but to see if I would use these guys again) well it's been a long slow fix but after 2 weeks they are shipping me something. I hate giving bad ebay reviews if they work with me, but 2 weeks for $2 item seemed much. Hasn't affected me cause still waiting on my custom length apes from KST to show up.

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