Handbrake cables

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Handbrake cables

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Post by thedupleman » Mon Oct 29, 2012 7:35 pm

Yes these are truly a pain on the coupe.

They have a strange rear arrangement of cables and can give constant adjustment nightmares to owners.

Fairly cheap off eBay just make sure you know what your doing before you take the job on is best advice.


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Re: Handbrake cables

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Post by mick doyle » Mon Oct 29, 2012 8:03 pm

Unless you have a decent set of axle stands and you're handy with spanner/ratchet, you'd be best off leaving it to a garage to do.

I changed mine a couple of months ago. Not an overly difficult job but just awful fiddly to do and a general pain in the arse really
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Re: Handbrake cables

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Post by Butcher » Tue Oct 30, 2012 8:16 am

Adjusted mine yesterday but looks like iv been lucky, nearside rear looked like a new caliper and cable and the off side rear was in ok condition. Adjusted on the main adjuster under arm rest and it now locks on the third click.

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