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Emergency brake

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by 78Suburban, Jul 8, 2006.

  1. 78Suburban

    78Suburban 1/2 ton status

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    Not that it has really seemed to work lately (I think my 14ff drums are holding some mud :crazy: ), but can the parking brake be kept with 5" of lift? Is there enough play in it to adjust it? or should I just cut it, and hope my parking pawl in the tranny keeps on surviving?
     
  2. Citizen Rider

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    I kept mine with 6". I ground the rivets that hold the little bracket that holds the line next to the front spring hanger and put a 1.5" long tube spacer dropping it from the frame. Pretty easy job.
     
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    could you snap a pic of that sometime?
    thanks,
    James
     
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    You should have the same ebrake setup as you have a 79.

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