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Hmmn.. well, I guess the gen4 and solara people are out of luck.
Anyways, about stainless lines:
Please read it. It's important info. =)
For those that don't want to read, essentially, stainless steel brake lines are actually only braided in stainless steel. The lines themselves are actually Teflon. Failure happens when the stainless braid chafes on the fragile Teflon and the line ruptures - stainless lines are also hard to check up on because they're covered up by the braid - whereas rubber lines can be visually inspected fairly easily.
It also notes that racing applications usually don't have this problem because lines are replaced at the end of each season and inspected before each session.
If you guys do go with stainless lines, please install them correctly (no kinks, no rubbing) and check up on them often. I'm sure no one here wants TN to lose any members. Of course, it's unlikely that all four would fail at the same time.
BTW, for further reading: http://www.nsxprime.com/FAQ/DIY/brakelines.htm
This NSX owner apparently had installed lines for his Mustang, sold the car, and later found out that the new owner got into an accident after one wheel completely lost braking power. Just food for thought.