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How To Guide Parking Brake Cable Replacement

Discussion in 'Z3 & Z3 M Roadster & Coupé Knowledgebase' started by t-tony, Oct 6, 2014.

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    Good write up Tony.
     
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    Article now added to knowledge base :)

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    My thanks also; may I add a couple of tips?
    Tto remove the old cable at the hub is not easy; the access on the cable side is very limited for mole grips: just drift it out from the drum side using a 1/4 inch extension bar which passes neatly through a wheel stud hole and lines up with the cable nipple which can be drifted back out using an 8mm socket extension as shock interface.
    My new cable nipple was a tad too wide; far easier to simply grind a few thou off each side so that it goes into the hub, rather than enlarge the hole.
     
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    I have to agree, but not every one has or has access to a bench grinder, however most people have a cordless drill/driver these days.

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