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Re: MGB Handbrake Tightening

To: "Simon Westbrook" <>,
Subject: Re: MGB Handbrake Tightening
From: "bill" <>
Date: Tue, 28 Apr 1998 11:58:24 -0700

        Have you adjusted the brakes themselves?  Just did that on our '74 GT 
it tightened the handbrake right up.  Otherwise, no, I've not found a
successful method of shortening the cable.  Put in one of those clamps once
- it lasted 5 min.


> Miller, John wrote:
> > 
> > Does anyone know how to tighten the handbrake other than the adjustment
> > bolt?  I've resorted to removing the spring from the bolt and
tightening the
> > nut all the way to the bitter end, and although it works much better
now, it
> > still rolls very slowly when parked on an incline.  I've looked at the
> > cables and there doesn't seem to be any easy way to shorten them.
> > 
> > John Miller
> > 76 MGB

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