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E Brake

Discussion in 'Early CJ5 and CJ6 Tech' started by mickeykelley, Jul 1, 2019.

  1. Jul 1, 2019
    mickeykelley

    mickeykelley Well-Known Member

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    Clearly this E brake never been used....
     
  2. Jul 1, 2019
    Keys5a

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    X2 on original cables being twisted wire sheath. The ones covered in plastic are replacements, at least up to around '68.
    -Donny
     
  3. Jul 1, 2019
    Glenn

    Glenn Kinda grumpy old man Staff Member

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    Might have been used for parking....on a level spot. :D
     
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  4. Jul 2, 2019
    timgr

    timgr Jeepin' Nerd 2020 Sponsor 2019 Sponsor

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    Mechanic at the Jeep dealer way back when kept a pump oiler full of half solvent - half motor oil. Squirted everything that might squeak when cars came in for routine service, door hinges, hood hinges, bushings, esp. the leaf springs. Prevented complaints about miscellaneous squeaks. Customers liked it; they'd comment on how thorough the service was. You could give the cables similar treatment at service time. Only down-side I'd think is how the oily residue picks up dirt and grit over time. You could go after the grime with the same oil can and rinse off the dirt. Pick up the excess with a rag.

    Also - in my state, if there's a parking brake, it has to function at annual safety inspection. No bricks allowed.
     
  5. Mar 18, 2020
    Mike Rice

    Mike Rice New Member

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    Sorry folks - I can't seem to find how to start a new thread. I'm looking for a source for the clip on the e brake backing plate that holds down the shoe lever spreader cam. I circled it in red in the attached pic. Thanks for any assistance.
     

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  6. Mar 18, 2020
    jpflat2a

    jpflat2a what's that noise?

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    I don't show it listed separately, part of the backing plate in the parts manual.
    But those do come loose and brake off.
    Maybe somebody is re-popping the pin and clip ?
     
  7. Mar 18, 2020
    Greevesman

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    Penetrating oil works good.
     
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  8. Mar 19, 2020
    Rick Whitson

    Rick Whitson Detroit Area 2020 Sponsor 2019 Sponsor

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    I put a Novak kit in my transfer case, and all new parking brake parts, my parking brake worked for a while. Then after a while it started slipping, a little, I read about putting sealer in the spline. I took it all apart and cleaned it all up with Brake Cleaner, sealed the spline, put it back together, and now it will lock up and hold my Jeep, no problem. Good Luck
     
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  9. Mar 19, 2020
    kenb

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    Sealer in the spline. Can you elaborate on what spline?
     
  10. Mar 19, 2020
    Twin2

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    output shaft . yoke slides onto it . needs a sealer on splines . as not to leak
     
  11. Mar 19, 2020
    nickmil

    nickmil In mothballs.

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    It's common for them to get loose and sloppy so I center them up and weld them in place. Problem solved.
     
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