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help: need longer E-brake line

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by muddybuddy, Jun 5, 2005.

  1. muddybuddy

    muddybuddy 3/4 ton status

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    hey guys, i just put an 8" lift on my 88 k5 and the e-brake cable is real tight. as it is now, its so tight that i can not put the parking brake on.

    Can somebody give me a part number for advance auto or auto zone for a cable that will work?


    thanks guys, all help is greatly appreciated!
     
  2. muddybuddy

    muddybuddy 3/4 ton status

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    anybody?
     
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    just use bricks :D
     
  4. dremu

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    I donno 'bout the new ones, but I just fabbed an extension to the middle coupler, gave me enough. Granted, I only did 4" and my p-brake setup is different than yours ... but it's a thought.

    Otherwise, pm Desert Rat here and ask him about the place he found that does custom cables.

    -- A

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    alright, i guess ill try to fab something up, unless somebody who hasnt replied yet has a better idea, im hoping :D
     
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    I used (I don't know what it's called so I'll try to describe it...) a ring used for joining two pieces of chain. It has a threaded colar that you can unscrew to put the cable in and then thread the colar back up to close the gap. It was perfect for my application as I only needed an inch more to make my cable work.

    Maybe something like a turnbuckle might work for you?
     

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