Date: 5 Nov 2005 04:18:59 -0800
From: "Speedypancake" <speedypancakenospamyonder.co.uk>
Subject: Re: PLEASE HELP!! 9K HANDBRAKE ADJUSTMENT


Grunff wrote: > Nasty Bob wrote: > > OK - So I've seen the advice - undo / remove 14mm hex bolt on rear of > > caliper and put 4mm allan key in to adjust handbrake. > > > > Problem - where is this mythical 14mm hex thing? > > Round the back of the caliper. > > > > Is it a bolt? > > Yes, sort of. It's a short bolt, but the purpose it serves here is as a > cover for the adjuster. > > > > Will I find a > > 4mm allan key hole if I remove this bolt?? > > Yes. > > > > Haynes manual no picutre > > True. > > > > no use. > > Didn't have a problem first time I did mine :-) > > > > > Please someone help. I'm waiting with my car in the drive, with rear wheels > > removed. it's raining, I'm covered in grease and really fed up. > > Time for a beer I'd say. > > Let us know if you find it. > > > -- > Grunff OK - thanks very much for your help. Still having trouble locating this 14mm bolt / cover. It's not easy to see what I'm doing. I can see 2 rubbery tube things with caps.. thought I might find a bolt in there but no luck. I can see where the handbrake cable comes in (looks a bit like a bicycle break) and the arm that moves when when you pull the cable. Still can't see this 14mm bolt. Could you be bothered to give a really detailed description of exactly where it is .. in the middle / top / bottom.. just beside the cable / break pipe / whatever?? That beer's starting to look good.

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