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Old 07-04-20, 11:53 AM
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Who sells deep red cable housing?

I am getting a 1974 Motobecane Grand Record frame and need some deep red brake cable housing (lined). All I have seen on Ebay and VO is light, washed-out red, which will just not do--I need a Coca Cola/Fire engine/Ferrari red. Thanks in advance for your leads
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Old 07-04-20, 11:56 AM
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https://www.ebay.com/itm/OEM-Jagwire...72.m2749.l2649
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Velo orange looks nice.

https://velo-orange.com/collections/...nt=50643540871
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Old 07-04-20, 12:01 PM
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There are 622 vendors currently selling this on EBAY. Roger
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https://porkchopbmx.com/lined-bicycl...-red-per-foot/

He also sells on eBay.
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Old 07-04-20, 06:06 PM
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kroozer I have more red housing than I will ever use. A medium red I would say. Like this: https://www.jensonusa.com/Jagwire-4m...yABEgJrFfD_BwE
If this works for you let me know how much you need and it's yours for the price of postage.
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Old 07-04-20, 08:20 PM
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Old 07-04-20, 11:34 PM
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My Jagwire red is just a tad darker than medium red and has faded a bit. I bet most reds fade.

Do not trust color rendition on a computer.

My advice - buy local where you can see and touch the cable before buying.
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Try Porkchop BMX, great looking cables for vintage bikes. Also has an eBay store.
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