Originally Posted by ridewv
Yes. The bends allow the line to flex to absorb expansion which stops the rocking stress on the fitting.
Well that's what I thought, and what's more they look identical to the ones that are stock on this '08. I guess I'm just curious if there is/was some shape change or if the change was materials. The ends are blue anodized and the original ones are silver...like all the rest of the lines on the rear, etc.