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those of you with extra droop(goofys,dual shackles,etc)-how do you bolt up the ebrake cable on the rear axle?I've got chevys,no blocks or adaleaves, and can hardly bolt the damn thing up.(at full droop-double rear shackles...)it's bad enough my shocks limit me,but now the brakes too?any help apreciated.Corey <IMG SRC="smilies/smile.gif" border="0">
 

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You could try extending or decreasing the length of the levers on the drum then and attach the cable back on that...it should give you clearance...

Or maybe you should take the overload leaf and cut it so it's like a lift block...that will allow you to just clear
 

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I changed my e-brake to a tranfer case mounted disk with a mechanical caliper. The factory one was seized up on mine anyways. It was about $60 total and works good.

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Between the gas tank and frame there is a fastener holding the p-brake cable in place. Have you removed it yet? This trick will let the cable drop those few precious inches.
 

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Hey Tass, do you have pictures? I'd be VERY interested in your setup, it's a lot cheaper than $300+shipping for the All-Pro one.

Thanks! <IMG SRC="smilies/biggrin.gif" border="0">
 

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Originally posted by Vermont_Toy:
<STRONG>Hey Tass, do you have pictures? I'd be VERY interested in your setup, it's a lot cheaper than $300+shipping for the All-Pro one.

Thanks! <IMG SRC="smilies/biggrin.gif" border="0"></STRONG>
me too please
thank you
 

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Tass, sent you a PM! And for evryone else, i have been looking into the set-up for the front brakes of my motorcycle and know I can fab up the brakets for the backside of the t-case to make it owrk for me as the new e-brake. Just my .02 <IMG SRC="smilies/biggrin.gif" border="0">
 

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Originally posted by zesty_toy:
<STRONG>You could try extending or decreasing the length of the levers on the drum then and attach the cable back on that...it should give you clearance...

Or maybe you should take the overload leaf and cut it so it's like a lift block...that will allow you to just clear</STRONG>
I do have the overload cut.I had to fix the drum levers the other nite(one was frozen)and in the process of bolting up the cable(put an 86 rear end in under an 85)the double shackles were drooped all the way(on a lift)and it wouldn't bolt up.We bent the bracket a little,and will undo that last bolt on the frame...Thanks for the help!! <IMG SRC="smilies/smile.gif" border="0">Corey.
 

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Ok, pics are coming as soon as I fix my scanner. I went to a local metal fab place and bought a 7" diameter 1/8" thick stainless disk drilled for my output flange. I went to a local autoparts store and bought a mechanical caliper made by Airheart, apparently it's the same one used by Wilwood. It came with a caliper mount kit that you can weld or bolt on. The label on the caliper says: Tol-o-matic, Hamel, MN, USA. Part # 30000001, Descr. :0213930 CAL MB1-12CW. D-30005002.
The disk cost me $35 CDN and the Caliper was $60 CDN. including the mount. I used my original rear brake cable routed around to come off the driver's side frame. So the total cost was $95 CDN plus some fabbing.
I'll try to get some pics asap.

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I know this is an old post but I have a ? For those of you who have switched to the T-case E-brake, how do you adjust your rear brakes since aren't they adjusted by pulling the stock ebrake cable that would be disconnected from the rear axle when swapping to this t-case mounted E-brake? Please let me know since I just switched to the t-case E-brake and need to adjust my rear brakes.........thanks
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pull the rear oval plug and spin the start wheel using a brake spoon (easiest) or a screw driver (harder - but do-able)

uh - why did you get a tcase ebrake if you still have drums?????
 

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EWong said:
uh - why did you get a tcase ebrake if you still have drums?????
It came on the dual cases that I bought already all set up!
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Right next to the breakline above the backingplate is a little slot. Use a flathead screwdriver to spin the star wheel inside the slot.

I think spinning the star up applys (expands) the brakes.

Jack the wheel off the ground and spin. When you feel resistance. Back off a little bit.

Adding a locker to the mix would up the degree of difficulty a little bit.


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JeepRecoveryTeam said:
Adding a locker to the mix would up the degree of difficulty a little bit.
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I do have a full detroit but I'll see what I can do, thanks for the help guys
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dude!

get a peice of flat steel bar. cut one hole at the end. then place pin through that end! then hook the cable to the other end. cost me $.00!:massey: :grinpimp:
 
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