Date: Sun, 20 Jul 2003 17:00:01 +0100
From: MeatballTurbo <>
Subject: Re: I'm in deep pooh

In article <bfedjv$e13u8$>, spouted forth into > MeatballTurbo wrote: > > > When I had the disc off, I noticed a CV boot starting to go (outer one), > > I whacked a cable tie to hold it for now, but guess what next job is. > > Do both inner and outer at the same time, by withdrawing hub and > half shaft at once. Dead easy. I thoughouly looked at all the boots on both sides, after I spotted the bad one. All the other are really solid. clean, no signs of stressing. > > Oh, and I did proper handbrake set procedures till it holds on 5, locks > > on 6, and won't go higher than 7, but the passenger side doesn't seem to > > be holding so well, so I may have to tweak the cable. > > I've definitely come across this - small differences between the > calipers can easily cause a difference in handbrake efficiency > between the two sides. Leave it 'til both calipers have worn in, > and the pads are bedded in, then go through the handbrake > setting procedure again. Cheers, thats what I figured. I've got between now and April to sort things out properly, I just get fussy about things like brakes. understandable really. -- Carl Robson (The poster formerly known as Skodapilot)

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