American made brake hoses

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    soinclined New Member

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    As the title states, I'm looking for American made brake hoses. Anybody have any leads?
    Prefer stainless, but I'm not averse to rubber. This is for my bone stock 1973 Camaro.
    Thanks,
    Vince
     
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    If you're really concerned about that for some reason, contact a local steel mill and bend the tube yourself. I know there is one in Sacramento if you're welling to drive a hour or two.

    Thats as american made as you'll get it as you probably won't know where the metal is sourced from if you buy a pre bent one.

    "The Right Stuff" claims to be American made, I can't find where they source their steel though
     
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    SPG,
    Please reread my post. I'm looking for hoses, not lines.
    Thanks,
    Vince
     
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    Same company I mentioned sells hoses
     
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    This is an email response from Right Stuff, for those interested:
    "Some are made overseas some we make here but all the materials come from overseas."
    The search continues...
    Vince
     
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    Anymore your only choice may be NOS pieces from the 70's. This then would be a problem with using 50 year old rubber as it dry rots sitting on a shelf.

    You may be able to go to a custom industrial hydraulic shop and have a set made. Pretty sure there are still sources for domestic industrial rubber hose material. Might check on Eaton or Parker's web sites.
     
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    Dave,
    You're right about the old rubber. I'll probably just do my own braided hoses...
    Vince
     
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    Not %100 sure if all Russell Performance stuff is still ‘made in USA’ but they do very nice braided hoses for our cars that meet or exceed all of the street legal standards I’m aware of (the man is pretty strict about this where I am)
     
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    Thank you, Scott. I'll look into them.
    Vince
    ps - Happy 4th, eveyone!
     
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    I use and I know PLENTY of guys who use NOS single crimp brake hoses from the 60's and 70's ALL the time, I know guys who have paid 1000 for a pair of NOS single crimp front disk hoses for a 69 Camaro, believe me THEY USE THEM.
     

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