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Date: Sat, 5 Nov 2005 16:43:46 -0000
From: "Pidgeonpost" <Pidgeonpostnospambrain.com>
Subject: Re: PLEASE HELP!! 9K HANDBRAKE ADJUSTMENT


"Speedypancake" <speedypancakenospamyonder.co.uk> wrote in message news:1131197933.648272.83890nospam2000cwb.googlegroups.com... > Hey Grunff > > Million thanks for all your help. > Finally located what I believe to be the nut in question. It's not 14mm > though.. more like 10.5mm. Not sure now where I got the 14mm > measurement from now.. maybe a previous post. Maybe Saab changed the > spec (mine's an old '92 model). Whatever, following your description > it's the only nut I can see on the rear of the caliper that faces > inwards. > > Of course me being me, I don't have the exact size of socket, and the > bolt is all corroded and stuck fast. So I've performed my usual trick > of grunting, skinning knuckles, rounding-off the head and attacking it > with a hammer and a screw driver. Still won't budge and the rain's > getting worse so I've given up for now. > > But at least I know the theory now. And there's rugby on the telly this > afternoon. And I did manage to get the top off that beer. Wish I could > buy you one for your trouble. > > Thanks again > Mark > PS - sorry about the weird name / alias changing. I normally do all > this from Outlook, but it hasn't worked with news posts since I > "upgraded" to XP SP2 ;) Grunff spake the truth I reckon. Have a look here too - it may help http://www.nospam/procedures/braking/rearpads.html .... >

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