Type 65 Coupe Update – IRS Brakes   Leave a comment

I forgot to add notes and images from the IRS (standard width) brake installation. Here are some images, plus a link to a YouTube video…

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As you can see in the picture above left, an open end wrench can go onto the caliper mounting bolt. This was a button head Allen screw in the past. The emergency brake cable seems very tight and has a sharp bend, but this seems to work OK.

 

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The vintage Halibrand replica wheels fit nicely over the axle-hub-brake assembly, but I don’t have tires yet.

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The rear wheels are 17-inches by 10.5-inches, and the tires will be 275 / 40ZR17, probably BF Goodrich g-Force Sport Comp 2, but not sure yet.

A Silent Movie: Rear Brake Installation

Oh – almost forgot. Here is a silent movie about the rear brake installation:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bVcX8-Nnqfo

 

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