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13.02.2006: Bottom end
The banjo bolt on the caliper takes an 11 mm socket. Get ready for more brake fluid spillage.

Googridge stainless brake line installation on a 1996 Saab 900 (applies to all 1994-1998 900 and 1999-2002 9-3). This installation was prompted by a cracked brake line, but is usually performed to enhance the braking performance of the car.

Tools and supplies:

  • 24 mm wrench: brake line retainer nuts (for Goodridge kit);
  • 19 mm wrench: brake line nuts (for Goodridge kit);
  • 17 mm socket: wheel bolts;
  • 17 mm wrench: brake line nuts (for original rubber lines);
  • 13 mm flare wrench: hard line nuts in the rear;
  • 11 mm socket: banjo bolts on front calipers;
  • 10 mm flare wrench: hard line nuts;
  • pliers: brake line retainers;
  • DOT4 brake fluid, 600 ml or more;
  • pressure bleeder (recommended);
  • torque wrench;
  • car jack and axle stands;
  • breaker bar.

 

 
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