Hey guys I've been browsing these forums for about a year now and finally picked up my own ED 2 weeks ago.
But I've got a problem already.
The rear right wheel doesn't spin freely, almost like the piston in the break isn't returning. I took it off and reset the piston to give it some clearence, then I go for a drive come back and its all locked again!
My front calipers were doing that not long ago, the seals had all dried up or something like that and the caliper siezed. They had to recondition the caliper to fix it. Cost $69 per caliper at brakes plus.
I have the same sort of problem with the caliper that was on a diff i swapped recently. What its doing is after the handbrake has been on its not letting go fully on one side. The lever that the cable attatches to doesnt return fully and it causes the brake to drak slightly
Try knocking the calipers off and greasing the guide pins. Chances are, somebody's used the car for towing boats or something and the saltwater has dried up the grease.
This was the case with an EA S-pak I bought for parts recently, a bit of grease and sandpaper fixed it just fine.
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