Automotive Manual, Car Parts and News

RSS Feed

Free PDF Download, Car Parts and Automotive News

1991 Jaguar XJ-S Parking Brake Disc Pads Installation

May 20th, 2010 · No Comments

This manual contain the installation of parking brake disc pads for jaguar xj-s 1991 vehicles.
Removal & Installation (XJS)
Remove parking brake caliper. See PARKING BRAKE CALIPER R & I under REMOVAL & INSTALLATION. Remove pad-to-carrier mount nut. Note pad position and remove disc pads. See Fig. 4 . To install, reverse removal procedure. Repeatedly operate handbrake [...]

[Read more →]

Tags: jaguar

You & Your Land Rover Discovery: Buying, Enjoying, Maintaining, Modifying

February 24th, 2012 · No Comments

>Introduced in 1989 in the campaign to repel the Japanese 4×4 invasion, the Discovery opened up a whole new market for Land Rover, creating its own niche halfway between the traditional rough and ready Land Rover off-roader and the upmarket Range Rover cruiser. Its reputation as a rugged workhorse both on and off-road has ensured [...]

[Read more →]

Tags: Books · Land Rover

1998-2002 Camaro Rear Disc/Parking Brake Kit

February 16th, 2011 · No Comments

Kit Features: Designed for full bolt-on installation as an upgrade from smaller rear discs, or as a conversion from drum brakes. Internal shoe parking brake provides superior holding power while neatly hidden inside the bolt-on iron disc hat. New rear parking brake cables are easily connected to the original equipment or aftermarket hand brake levers. [...]

[Read more →]

Tags: Chevrolet

Robison On Rovers – The Superscan II Land Rover Test System

October 13th, 2010 · No Comments

A few months ago, I wrote a review of the two principal Land Rover test systems – the factory T4 / RDS / IDS and the independent Autologic. While both of those systems will meet the needs of any Land Rover service professional, they are costly. After that article came out, there was quite a [...]

[Read more →]

Tags: Land Rover

Rear Drum Brake (4WD and Pre Runner) Removal

October 9th, 2009 · No Comments

1. INSPECT SHOE LINING THICKNESS
Remove the inspection hole plug, and check the shoe lining thickness through the hole. If less than the minimum, replace the shoes. Minimum thickness: 1.0 mm (0.039 in.)
2. REMOVE REAR WHEEL
3. RELEASE PARKING BRAKE LEVER
4. REMOVE BRAKE DRUM
HINT:
If the brake drum cannot be removed easily, do the following steps.
(a) Remove the [...]

[Read more →]

Tags: PDF Document

Ford Explorer/Internal Wilwood Emergency Brake Cable Installation Instructions

April 15th, 2010 · No Comments

Emergency Brake Cable Installation
Step 1: Lay out housing the length of vehicle with end fittings toward the rear of vehicle.
Step 2: Install backing plate fitting into backing plate bracket with nylock nut supplied in kit. Backing plate bracket is part of brake system. This is not supplied by Lokar.
Step 3: Begin to route outer housing [...]

[Read more →]

Tags: Ford

Toyota Truck Park Brake Bellcrank Repair

October 9th, 2009 · No Comments

Toyota trucks including Tacoma, T100 and Tundra with rear drum brakes use a bellcrank apparatus through the brake backing plate as part of the parking brake system. These bellcranks, made of aluminum and steel are known for seizing up. The photo below (fig.1) shows the tell tale sign of a seized bellcrank, this one being [...]

[Read more →]

Tags: Toyota

A4 Brake Installation Manual

June 26th, 2009 · No Comments

PREPARATION FOR INSTALLATION
1. Be sure that the vehicle is parked on level concrete and the parking brake is on.
2. Place stops in front of and behind rear tires.
3. Consult owner’s manual for proper lifting and wheel removal procedures before lifting front of vehicle.
4. Place jack stands under vehicle for added stability.

[Read more →]

Tags: Audi · PDF Document

How to push the rear disc brake piston on a Nissan Pintara to get the new pads in?

December 21st, 2010 · No Comments

Have tried using a g-clamp, but it will only move 2-3mm, had no trouble with the front brakes.
Ans: Push in while turning the piston clockwise there are tools that put pressure on the piston while turning notice the two spots on the caliper piston face there the tool pins catch turn and push inward. Your [...]

[Read more →]

Tags: Nissan

Ford 8 Inch and 9 Inch Rear Disc Brake Installation

March 15th, 2011 · No Comments

The pre-assembled ABS Power Brake bracket is place on the axle end in place of the original drum brake backing plate. The machined indentation should face out from the axle tube. This is where the original bearing retainer plate will go. The arms that are bolted to the bracket are where the caliper will mount. [...]

[Read more →]

Tags: Ford


?>