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the only necessary change of the lines is from the master cylinder to the junction block on the firewall. The newer MC has the lines coming at a 45 degree angle and the older lines come into the MC at a 90 degree angle. Very easy to take off these very short lines (12-18 inches) and heat them with a propane torch and bend them to a 90 degree angle. I wouldn't recommend trying this without applying heat to soften the steel lines. Beyond that junction block, the lines are the same among the non-ABS cars. Retro fitting an ABS car to the manual boosters does require a pretty major replacement of the rear brake lines.
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