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I am planning to replace all the lines on my 2500HD after seeing how badly they are rusted. I've looked at the AC Delco and Dorman kit prices but wanted to know if anyone has experience with either.

It looks like the Delco kit only has the 5 lines that connect to the ABS pump. The Dorman kit has 7 lines which includes the two lines that branch from the rear axle tee. For those that have replaced their lines, did you replace those rear axle lines? Mine do not appear to be heavily rusted like the other lines but I also cannot find those two line sold separately so the Dorman kit has the advantage here if I need to go that route.

I also found a company (SS Tubes) that offers an 8 line package. Their line for the front right wheel is in two pieces for easier installation (no cab lift required) and their rear line is routed around the fuel tank so the bed doesn't have to be lifted. Their kit also contains the 5 flex hoses but their kit package is substantially more expensive compared to the Dorman kit plus the price of the 5 flex lines.

I'm planning on lifting the bed (did it once to replace the fuel pump), replacing all banjo bolts, banjo washers, flex hoses and clips. I'll also check the condition of my bleeders before I start....any other suggestions or anyone know of a write-up on how to get that right front line in an easier?
 

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I used the dorman SS kit. I had good results with it. I took off the bed but didn't lift the cab. The one piece to the right front was a bitch..... but do-able.
Look down about 5 threads and I have more detail on mine. I bought the hoses, calipers, pads, etc....separate from the SS lines.

Good luck

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I used a SS kit from Rock Auto that was ok. I blew a rear brake line so I only replaced everything from the ABS module back. I would agree the SS lines are a little hard to work with. In my case I stripped the female fitting in the ABS module because the line was so hard to bend. What a screwed up place for that BTW... Also the RA kit was a little different on the passenger rear caliper area, had to add a piece to make it fit. If you are going to raise the bed, that will really help. One last thing...I had to cut and re-flare a piece. A standard flare kit is probably too light duty to do the really hard SS. One more last thing...bleeding the brakes is also a pain. I still have a soft petal. Still trying to figure that out. I do like my rust bucket though, it's paid for!
 
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