Wires' 12a Turbo

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Re: Wires' 12a Turbo

Post by KiwiDave » Tue Oct 02, 2018 2:10 am

Wires wrote:
Mon Oct 01, 2018 9:26 am
So, I need to check the handbrake as that isn't holding very well and only just scraped through the last MOT, I'm thinking probably the caliper seized (had to do both the rears on my Prelude a few months back) but I'll adjust it first and see.
You can adjust it from inside the car. Remove the two piece plastic cover at the handbrake base. Adjustment mech has a long head with a slot for a flat blade screwdriver.

If you want to get really clever, you can adjust the slack in both cables from underneath the car to get 50/50 balance.
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Re: Wires' 12a Turbo

Post by Wires » Tue Oct 02, 2018 8:51 am

I gave it an adjustment from the handbrake, seems to be holding better so hopefully it was just that.

Did a test fit of the watanabes, although the rears are perfect, the fitment on the fronts is way off, the sticker for width and offset is wrong.

Clears the FC calipers but it's fouling on the coilover springs, spacers ain't gonna save it... so back to the hunt for some more.

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Re: Wires' 12a Turbo

Post by Chud » Mon Oct 08, 2018 3:26 pm

Good news on the exhaust blow, ball ache regarding the wheels though.
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Re: Wires' 12a Turbo

Post by Hobbawobba » Fri Oct 12, 2018 5:01 pm

Sweeeeet! yay

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