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Old 10-28-2011
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Explorer Swap E-Brake Cable

My Explorer axle has been under my truck for about a year. I want to hook up some e-brakes. I searched around without much luck. What do you guys use to get a cable to reach the passenger side? Would a new cable from a 2010 and up work since they have disc brakes?

I know a line lock would work but I prefer a mechanical brake and something that will hold over a period of time.

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on my 95, i used the explorer e-brake cables that are on the axle, and connected them to the ranger e-brake cable under the cab. they connect together around the driver's front leaf spring mount.
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bump for an old thread, anyone have pics of how their ebrake cables are hooked up?
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Im currious about this also. It would be kinda nice to have an e brake again its only been over 6 years.
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posted in mikes build thread asking for some.
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on my 95, i used the explorer e-brake cables that are on the axle, and connected them to the ranger e-brake cable under the cab. they connect together around the driver's front leaf spring mount.
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Im currious about this also. It would be kinda nice to have an e brake again its only been over 6 years.
Hook it up just like that. It was working great on that axle. It was difficult to get enough slack to hook them together. I had to pull it tight as hell and clamp it off to get them connected.
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they hook up just like the factory ranger ones do. right in front of the driver's front leaf spring hanger.
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Hook it up just like that. It was working great on that axle. It was difficult to get enough slack to hook them together. I had to pull it tight as hell and clamp it off to get them connected.
Hmmm did i get the ebrake cables with the axle? No that you mention it i think I did but cant remember what i did with them when i took them off to clean it up. I want to say that they were rusted and looked like they wouldnt work but i maybe thinking about the ones off my axle. I know that I would have to replace the line coming from the cab though too.
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