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Re: Parking brake.

To: Andrew Griffith <Andrew.Griffith@ReadRite.com>
Subject: Re: Parking brake.
From: Frank Clarici <spritenut@Exit109.com>
Date: Mon, 21 Sep 1998 18:05:35 -0400
Cc: "'spridgets@autox.team.net'" <spridgets@Autox.Team.Net>
Organization: Positive Earth Drivers Club
References: <51D0DFC32994D1118C7C00104B22E3FDA818DE@b2exch02.readrite.com>
Reply-to: Frank Clarici <spritenut@Exit109.com>
Sender: owner-spridgets@Autox.Team.Net
Andrew Griffith wrote:
> Greetings all,
> Question...
> If I upgrade from the early 948 rear brakes to the later model setup
> with the dual action (and cheaper) wheel cylinder... Do I need to
> modify/upgrade my parking brake linkage?
> Thanks,
> Drew Griffith
> 62 MK2 Sprite


Yes, you have to use the later parking brake rods to work in the later
levers on the new back plates.
Also be sure to install the wheel cylinders before installing the back
plate. This will save you some aggravation later. Although not
impossible it is much easier.
Frank Clarici
Toms River, NJ
Lots of LBCs

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