Re: crappy parking break
J.C. Whitney used to sell a little gimmick that would take the slack out of
stretched cables. IIRC, it was kind of 'Z' shaped and snapped on to the
cable. Don't know if they still carry it, or if maybe AutoZone or Discount
auto parts carries them.
"Chris" <replytogroup@reply_to_group_please.com> wrote in message
> Hope that got someone's attention. My 97 ranger has a parking break that
> pretty much goes to the floor, and doesn't always do the job of locking
> the wheels (on a hill it could still roll).
> To my understanding, there are no adjustments to this, and perhaps after
> all these years the cables have stretched.
> Rather than buying new cables lacking the stretch, is there another way to
> may this all tighter?
> My old VW was great, I could adjust the cables easily. But this is a real
> ps. My rear brakes are not worn out and have plenty of years left in
> them.. just changed last summer.