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by steveo9007
21 Jan 2021, 19:17
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Handbrake Cable for rear disc brake conversion
Replies: 27
Views: 369

Re: Handbrake Cable for rear disc brake conversion

All bought and paid for now...I can wait now for all the kit to be sent me now.  :ok
by steveo9007
21 Jan 2021, 19:16
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Handbrake Cable for rear disc brake conversion
Replies: 27
Views: 369

Re: Handbrake Cable for rear disc brake conversion

:ok and thanks again for that pic about the tubing, i have another write up aswell from someone on face crook, where they cut the spring back on the handbrake cable but left about 1 1/4" of spring on cable to allow for the return correctly of the cable to avoid any sticking. So have it mapped o...
by steveo9007
21 Jan 2021, 17:39
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Handbrake Cable for rear disc brake conversion
Replies: 27
Views: 369

Re: Handbrake Cable for rear disc brake conversion

When I was searching for caliper carriers I came across some VW Golfs with different offset rear discs. The carrier angles back from the bolt mounting holes. Just seen these whilst searching the same sort of vehicles, will these work as they combine the carrier and caliper https://www.ebay.co.uk/it...
by steveo9007
21 Jan 2021, 17:16
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Handbrake Cable for rear disc brake conversion
Replies: 27
Views: 369

Re: Handbrake Cable for rear disc brake conversion

Top stuff Thankyou kindly. They where the one I was looking at before. Got them on watch now so will get them at the end of the month. Cheers.
by steveo9007
21 Jan 2021, 16:39
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Handbrake Cable for rear disc brake conversion
Replies: 27
Views: 369

Re: Handbrake Cable for rear disc brake conversion

Ok just wondering what the difference is between offset and flat, I look online when I type in the search a few come up but they all look the same to me. Lol
by steveo9007
21 Jan 2021, 16:14
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Handbrake Cable for rear disc brake conversion
Replies: 27
Views: 369

Re: Handbrake Cable for rear disc brake conversion

hubcap61 wrote: 21 Jan 2021, 12:15 I used mk4 golf calipers. You have to use the flat caliper carrier not the offset ones. Mk3 golf, some mk4 golfs and early A3 & A4 all use the flat caliper carrier. 👍

don't suppose you got a pn for the caliper carriers ??
by steveo9007
21 Jan 2021, 11:54
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Handbrake Cable for rear disc brake conversion
Replies: 27
Views: 369

Re: Handbrake Cable for rear disc brake conversion

Cool cheers, got a few more bits to get like 38mm calipers and sliders, and then doing it. Much appreciated for this info
by steveo9007
21 Jan 2021, 11:50
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Handbrake Cable for rear disc brake conversion
Replies: 27
Views: 369

Re: Handbrake Cable for rear disc brake conversion

Cheers for this, that’s done on both cables then correct. And as long as it works then it’s good enough for me.
by steveo9007
20 Jan 2021, 20:20
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Handbrake Cable for rear disc brake conversion
Replies: 27
Views: 369

Re: Handbrake Cable for rear disc brake conversion

:ok that would be ideal cheers.
by steveo9007
20 Jan 2021, 20:06
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Handbrake Cable for rear disc brake conversion
Replies: 27
Views: 369

Re: Handbrake Cable for rear disc brake conversion

Ok I guess it’s all about the balance bar really and being able to keep the cables slightly tense so they not biting but also not loose enough to drop out 👍
by steveo9007
20 Jan 2021, 19:41
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Handbrake Cable for rear disc brake conversion
Replies: 27
Views: 369

Re: Handbrake Cable for rear disc brake conversion

hubcap61 wrote: 20 Jan 2021, 19:39 Yeah, pretty straight forward. Have to be careful when cutting springs off. I used a dremmel and slowly cut through without melting the inner cable coating.
OK will do, comes in handy them dremmel's.. :D
 
by steveo9007
20 Jan 2021, 19:33
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Handbrake Cable for rear disc brake conversion
Replies: 27
Views: 369

Re: Handbrake Cable for rear disc brake conversion

I used standard T25 cables (new ) . Carefully cut the springs off them. Then fitted a sleeve (approx. 50mm) on the handbrake rod to take up the slack at balancer bar. I take it you are using VW Golf calipers? Cables will fit straight on caliper. I also used a couple of P clips to locate cables to u...
by steveo9007
20 Jan 2021, 18:35
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Handbrake Cable for rear disc brake conversion
Replies: 27
Views: 369

Handbrake Cable for rear disc brake conversion

Im going to be doing the rear disc conversion, straight to the point is there a handbrake cable that is used when doing this conversion, not interested in the politics of drums vs disc. Just the info on the vehicle i get a handbrake cable from. Cheers
by steveo9007
15 Dec 2020, 12:20
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: No heat just cold air
Replies: 12
Views: 579

Re: No heat just cold air

T25boy71 wrote: 15 Dec 2020, 11:38 Ok will order one it comes with rubber seal is there any other gaskets needed and Where is the thermostat located On the waterpump?
thanks

It’s inside the water pump you have to take apart to get at it.