No cable needed, and super simple Just but a big wedged shaped rock behind the rear tire, just make sure to paint it ford blue Whereas "allowable wear" on most cars means very little in the real world, I have found Spridgets to be a major exception. A one time incident but generally I don't know that they're that much above the usual suspects. Is the handbrake the issue or the rear brake adjustment overall? The belt reel has a moulded cover , which is not only protects the belt when it is retracted, but also makes for much a neater appearance Also included are plastic finishing caps for the lower mounting bolts. Oggers, the images in Mini Spares makes it clearer than Moss and others as to what's included, had I not needed other Spridget specific parts and weren't in a rush I've had ordered from them and tried the 1. After they have been completely dried, use Girling Red brake grease for reassembly.
The cable gets weaker as it stretches. I realise that there is very little information here, I have looked at a couple of other posts in this section but both mention different things, for example one mentions using a shim under the shoe whilst the other says not to use a shim under the shoe? A couple of questions about the work that needs doing, any help would be great This problem can be reduced by putting a piece of plastic tube on it after adjusting. Yes - to handbrake adjustment. This is exactly what you get in the kit Now try adjusting both wheels, no doubt one still won't adjust in which case you need to take the adjuster out and clean it and the rest of the rear brakes.
MG Midget - PJOJ: Give us a Hand(brake), will you?
It should also be noted that the kit does not include the adaptor required for the inlet manifold. They had stretched over 53 years! Oggers, if you're putting new cylinders on be aware that some come complete with new bleed nipples and E-clips and some don't, wished I known which as they're not always listed as such. Handbrake adjustment means crawling underneath; you'll see where the outer of the cable is fixed to the axle, loosen the nut and take up the slack then re-tighten. Also included is a length of servo hose and an additional brake pipe for this purpose, however, as the kit is intended for several different models the length of these may not suitable for all applications.
There is a general earthing point on the left front inner wing and this can cause problems. Bill, sorry I never got around to finding out which Mini shoes as I put off the job because other and unexpected jobs came up then like you I had an unexpected rear cylinder leak a week before NEC. If there is rust or a lot of gunge in the outer end then it is time for an overhaul. There was a service note that came out in the early '70s advising this to be done as there was a tendency for the rear to lock-up under heavy braking - especially on wet roads. If the wheel bearings are too tight and haven't been set up with. Board index All times are UTC.