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Got this kit, Goodridge G-Stop kit from here:

Goodridge G-Stop Brakeline Kit

Nissan Titan 2004+ VDC. Part # 22118 (6 line)
Here is the kit:




Tools needed:

Hammer
Flat head screwdriver
Vice grips
Torque wrenches ½ and 3/8 “ drive
Line wrenches (10 &12 mm)
Flare nut Crow foot socket fittings (10 & 12 mm) to torque your banjo bolts and flare nuts
Small bucket to catch brake fluid
A lot of towels, rags
Patience
Beer
An able body assistant to help bleed your brake lines and hand you tools / beer.







We started with the right rear wheel. Removed the wheel and spare and did this side first. Then put the wheel back on and removed the left rear wheel. After that was able to install the front lines without removing the front wheels. You gotta be nimble and with the wheel turned left/right etc. it can be done.

The flare nuts and banjo fittings are torque to 12 ft lbs. I wish I did a step by step but here are the pics with descriptions. Sorry for the lack of documentation


Rear lines before:











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12 ft lbs of torque



The fronts, much easier than the rears.

Flat head screwdriver used to pop off the retaining clips from the brake lines. We used the oem clips instead of the ones from the kit. No real difference. Also, make sure you use the new copper washers from the kit on the banjo fittings. Don’t re-use the oem washers.















“Brake time”



Done





OEM parts..







Daniel driving to Poway, my son drove me home. I was a little too… uh, tired.



Over all I am very pleased. It took bleeding the brakes RR, RL, RF, LF….. 4 times to get all the air out and a whole bottle of Dot 3 brake fluid. They are MUCH more firm. Not as dramatic as I expected but much more peddle at the top. Stillen no longer offers the Master Brake cylinder brace for the Titan for some reason. They only offer them for 370Z, and G37’s… Oh well I am very pleased. Now on to Frozen slotted rotors and Hawk LTS pads.
Thanks to Daniel (Marine and Wyo-Tech student) I am now confident enough to help anyone with this install and confident enough to do my own rotors/pads.
I know this is not a very detailed how-to but Daniel was on vacation and was gracious enough to spend a day with me. Had I done a full how-to Dan would have been here a lot longer.
If you ever have a chance to meet a friend like Daniel I suggest you do. Thanks Brotha! BTW, the guy in the install pics is not me. Its Daniel. He has an 05 SE 4x w/ locker, 3" body lift and 8" CST lift, runnin 38's, etc....
 

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Refresh my mind on how to know if I need 5 or 6 Brake Line Kit. Nice Pics btw. Thanks.
 

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Damn, this is what I need to do along with the 08' frozen rotor upgrade with hawk pads. I already had Nissan replace all rotors and pads a year ago, and my truck is already shaking when I try to slow down. Good post.
 

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Nice writeup. I've been thinking about doing this for some time. Next time I cruise through Laramie I'll be sure to look for Daniel's Titan.

TitanBlue, I think the 6 line kit is for Titans with VDC but I can't find hard confirmation of this. Don't you have a set of SS lines on the front of your Titan?
 

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Refresh my mind on how to know if I need 5 or 6 Brake Line Kit. Nice Pics btw. Thanks.
If you have VDCS you WILL need the 6 line kit, no questions. If you have a Titan without VDCS, you WILL need the 5 brake line kit. Tire Rack has them. Autoanything is misleading because when I tried to add it to the shopping cart it said I needed the 5 line kit with or without VDCS. LOL

VDCS = 6 line kit
None VDCS = 5 line kit

Hope it helps a few members.
 

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If you have VDCS you WILL need the 6 line kit, no questions. If you have a Titan without VDCS, you WILL need the 5 brake line kit. Tire Rack has them. Autoanything is misleading because when I tried to add it to the shopping cart it said I needed the 5 line kit with or without VDCS. LOL

VDCS = 6 line kit
None VDCS = 5 line kit

Hope it helps a few members.
I don't think that is quite true, IIRC mine took a six line kit and I do not have VDC. I think if you have two drop down lines from the frame then you have a six line kit, but gonna have to research and see if I can find what Kyle Millen told me about that when I bought the BBK.

It is true, if you have the dual lines from the frame at the rear down to the blocks at the axle you will need the six line kit. Here is a picture of the lines that were removed from mine, a 06 SE 2WD with no VDC.

I found one of the PM's but don't have the one that had his response, maybe he posted it in a thread somewhere instead, and here is my PM to him, and he responded somewhere, but I can't find it, if I had two lines from the rear of the frame down to the blocks, then it takes a six line kit.

Originally Posted by Sftail1990
hey Kyle,

Does the brake line kit that comes with the big brake kit do the back also or just the front, and if it is the front only, can I buy just a kit for the back also? You need to send me your SSN this year for the amount of money I just spent out there at your place.

Are you askin' for my social security number? LOL!!!

Unfortunately the front brake kits do not come with rear brake lines. Do you have a five line or six line truck? Basically, how many brake lines are coming from your frame to your rear axle?

Thanks!

Kyle
 

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Yes, I do have them in front, came with Stillen Brakes I bought from another owner years ago. I recalled that the 5 or 6 was a point of confusion in the past, so brought it up here. I'd bought lots of stuff from autoanything, and was confused myself on this issue. Sftail1990 has similar truck to mine, and uses 6. If in doubt, I would just buy the 6 and at least be prepared. Someday, I will replace the other lines too. Thanks to all! :)
 

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hmm... Sounds good to me. Thanks for the info Sftail and Titan B.
 

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5 or 6 lines, 2 for the front calipers, 2 for the rear calipers and 1 or 2 lines from the frame to the top of the axle.
Look under the Titan at the flex lines coming off the frame to the top of rear axle. If you have 2 rear flex lines you need the 6 line kit, if you only have 1 flex line you need the 5 line kit.

6 Line Kit


5 Line Kit
 

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Huge thanks titanss, those pics clarified it quite a bit! I was never sure exactly where the 6th line would be. Now I recognize it, as I recently helped someone install Deavers.
 

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Thank You!!! :)

I've been wanting to do this mod for a while! This will help out a lot! I think i have the 6 lines also.
 

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Dont get this kit from autoanything. They are a little misleading and only offer the 5 line kit. Not only that but they were on backorder not expected to ship until mid Jan. Tire rack had both kits in stock for less $$ FWIW
 

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I checked my brake lines today. I would need the 5 line kit.
 

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Also... i understand that oem brake lines + MC stabilizer r not compatible as the added hydraulic pressure could blow the week oem lines. I will know soon. Gonna replace front rotors w frozen slotted n go w Hawk LTS Pada. Then the rears.
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I would need 6 lines, and my Titan does not have VDC. What my Titan does have, (as well as all Titans that do have VDC), is ABLS. All 4x4's, and I think all early Big Tow 2wd Titans, and later 2wd Titans with the traction package also had ABLS.

At some point I think they started adding the VDC to 4x4s too, or at least on some of them.
 

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I dont get it. Why. Is it because after '05 Nissan did away with VDC as an option? Hmm. Pics?
Here's what mine look's like. Just a single line running to the rear block, where it split's to each side:

 
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