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I asked that question many years ago and got several answers. One was that the coils were there to absorb vibration and to reduce the shock of expanding internal pressure when the brakes were applied. The other was that the line length was important to the brake balance and the length was increased with these coils. I have no idea whether either of these are true. I just know it is easier to align those hydraulic fittings when those coils are there as they allow for a bit of movement. I'll bet someone can tell us the real intent for them.

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You know, I've wondered the same thing. On my Nissan truck, the hydraulic clutch system even has these coils, even though there's only one line to "equalize". I vote for the shock absorbtion theory. :)

Jason(2001 STS, White Diamond)

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