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I'm about to change my black factory clutch, throttle, and front brake cables to braided. What is the best brand, and the best place to purchase those?
 

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sledman said:
I'm about to change my black factory clutch, throttle, and front brake cables to braided. What is the best brand, and the best place to purchase those?
I dunno who's best, but you can get good SS cables from Drag Specialties, that's where I got mine from. Their Fatbook (catalog) is available on-line: http://www.dragspecialties.com/fatbook.shtml

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Rocker said:
Probably a stuip question, but her goes. What are the advantages of running SS cables instead of stock cables?
As far as braided brake lines verses stock rubber brake lines, as the rubber ages they have more of a tendency to expand during hard braking and cracking is more of a possibility.
Braided lines are less likely to this.
 

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What about lubing the cables? What do you use? I use bike aid now, but does that discolor?
 

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I got MagnumShieldings via drag specialties via my local indy shop. I used the dealer locator on drag specialties website to find him. There are 2 shops in my town. Dunno what the difference is in the way they can buy but the price difference was about $20 per cable. The second shop is not on the d.s. list.
They are nice pieces.
 
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