- Hero image, pictures, video and errors by: Chris Breeden

    Making the perfect double flare

    Is easy with this tool from Eastwood.com

    Hello, Custom & Hot Rod Life! We've been busy in the garage since March and we've just came out long enough to get supper, wash our hands and publish this video and short article. Back in March we noticed that "The Rustom", our 1949 Ford custom two door sedan was in dire need of a better brake master cylinder, we also had a problem with a '83 Porsche 944 that needed a new brake master cylinder and a brake booster. With all of the brake work that lay ahead of us we decided to spend the $199.99 for Eastwood's Professional Tubing and Brake Line Bender.

    We are happy to say the tool is well worth the price!

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    This is a great tool! If your next project includes the need for double flares, you'll find this tool to be an absolute time saver! We just wish we had bought it 10 years ago!

    Gotta run, tribe! Stay safe, wear a mask and most important of all!

    Keep on Cruisin'!

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    Art by: Chris Breeden

    Art by: Chris Breeden

    About the Author:

    "Chris Breeden is a Social Media content creator for Custom & Hot Rod Life on DRIVETRIBE, YouTube and Facebook. After spending 5 years in Southern California, a.k.a. Hot Rod Heaven, while serving as a jet engine mechanic in the United States Marine Corps, he moved back home to Tennessee with an even greater love for Hot Rodded Vintage Tin. Since then he has worked in retail sales and the transportation and logistics industry. In 2018, seeing a gap in Hot Rod and Custom Car coverage on DRIVETRIBE, Chris began advocating for their inclusion on the platform. During the summer months, he can be found all over the Tennessee region covering car shows, meets, and cruise-ins. During the winter months, he can be found in the garage working on his custom 1949 Ford two-door sedan and 1954 F100 truck."

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