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Old 09-22-2020, 03:49 PM   #1
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How to line up banjo bolt with spiegler.

Hey how is everyone doing! I was really hoping to get some help on how to line up the banjo bolt properly to my Spiegler in order to reinstall my brake calipers.
I keep trying to tighten it but itís fails to line up with the spiegler.


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Do you mean you're having issues lining up the brake hose? I haven't looked at the hoses for this car, but isn't there an alignment pin on the hose end that fits into a slot on the caliper?
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Is that really something you need to do? It's a hydraulic system so fluid pressure should go around corners pretty easily.

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Is that really something you need to do? It's a hydrologic system so fluid pressure should go around corners pretty easily.

I was told I didnít have to, but I didnít wanna be careless about it. So I wanted some more reassurance.


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The banjo head is designed so the fluid moves around the bolt, meaning bolt position is not of consequence.
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the trick is to never tell the fluid!
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Sorry I didn't make it back sooner, but it looks like everyone covered it. It doesn't need to be lined up. The fluid doesn't care.
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