Do you live in a place like Michigan where road salt treats your car like a school of piranhas treats a wounded duckling? If so, your brake lines might be rusty, so you should replace them to avoid things like death, despair and turmoil. It’s actually a cheap and easy job; here’s how you do it.
I’ve been working on my $600 Moab Jeep for months now, trying to get it ready for the inevitable shit-show that will be the 1,600 mile road trip from Michigan to Utah. It’s been a grueling wrenching experience filled with setback after setback, as rust turned the car into a tetanus-filled rust trap nightmare.