What's the condition of your rear brakes?
-------------- Original message from "firstname.lastname@example.org" <email@example.com>:
> Listers -
> I will explain what I did to attain 'adjustability' with the handbrake on my
> '67 Sprite (of dubious parentage).
> First, I replaced the lever assembly with a used unit 'cuz the old one was
> frozen solid. I replaced the cable with a new unit from Moss.
> I then discovered that I had to use all of the adjustment to get any brake at
> I examined the whole setup and figured that the replacement cable units may be
> longer than the stock part; it doesn't take much to use up the adjustment.
> More importantly, the cross links seem to be longer than they are supposed to
> be. When I disconnected the cable and turned the bellcrank with pliers, I
> could hardly get enough pull to set the brakes. I figured that the holes in
> the rods, bellcrank and brake levers are worn and the slack was killing me.
> To make adjustable replacement rods:
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