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Old 09-13-2012, 05:49 PM   #11
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yea thats what it appears like in the pictures and parts list...dammit, and the guy i bought the kit off of isnt returning my texts...
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Old 09-13-2012, 09:36 PM   #12
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If it is the correct ones there is a loop on the back side that slipped over a portion of the caliper. Unhook this then, try to thread to e-brake after this attach it back to the caliper.
Instructions from ford racing on how to put on the brakes.
http://www.fordracingparts.com/downl...m-2300-zx3.pdf
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No thats still not the case, you need the ebrake handle cable, the length on the stock zx3 is to short to work with the rest of the ebrake setup from the svt
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The brake lines for the advance track and svt are the same. I went from advanced track rear disc to svt disc with no problems. Can you get a picture of how you have them run.
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i ran the cable in the exact same place as the stock zx3
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the metal piece that hook the ebrake handle cable and cables
How did you get this picture? Did you have to take the exhaust heat shield off?

I have to replace my e-brake cables from the splitter back. One side clamps well, the other side not at all. I figure I should just replace both since both show signs of wear on that outer tube.
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you know i did finally get everything so work with the cables and the rear svt brake calipers...what a good friend figured out is that the ebrake cable hooks are bolted on the caliper...and when you take them off they have splines like on the end of an axle. so what they did was took it off, put all the cables on so they matched length while the handle was all the way down. put the hook in the eyelet, put it in the hole put some tension on it bolted it back in...blam i had ebrakes again. i never know that the ebrake hooks had splines on the insideof it...if i had known that i would have had the my friend at his shop do it...
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Also, for everyone's information, you do have to take off the heat shield for your exhaust to change the rear sections of e-brake cable.
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