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Thread: The Brakes thread - Discs, drums, handbrakes, conversion, calipers.

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    Guard The Brakes thread - Discs, drums, handbrakes, conversion, calipers.

    Last edited by Disco Muppet; 23rd February 2015 at 11:20 PM.
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    Brake caliper rebuilding and torque settings

    Getting the pistons out -
    http://www.aulro.com/afvb/discovery-...r-rebuild.html

    Brake Caliper Torque settings

    Rebuilding a caliper - LR4x4 - The Land Rover Forum

    Tutorial with pics here-
    Homegrown, thanks Disco_owner
    http://www.aulro.com/afvb/projects-t...ipers-how.html

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    http://www.landroverweb.com/Pdf-file...-a-Caliper.pdf




    And remember that everything everywhere says not to split your brake calipers.
    Last edited by abaddonxi; 11th May 2010 at 09:20 PM.

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    something i have been thinking about for a while. Range Rover Axles Assemblies with leaf pads.

    Range Rover Axles? - LR4x4 - The Land Rover Forum

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    And some more Series pics.

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    TT Rovers - Tarzan and Tonk Rovers

    I think that wheel spacers are not legal here, so more for inspiration.

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    Handbrakes

    Hand brake adustment
    Hand brake ajustment

    Driveline vibration caused by out of round handbrake drum.
    Mystery Vibration in my Rear.

    110 County drivetrain- observation and question

    Reversed brake rod Series 2a
    2a Handbrake

    Adjustment Series 2a
    series 2a handbrake adjustment
    Last edited by abaddonxi; 31st March 2009 at 10:42 PM.

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    Compress Brake Pistons with oil filter pliers.

    I changed the rear pads on the wife's vehicle, I used my TD5 full flow oil filter pliers to push the piston back in. It was very easy.
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