Parking Brake Question - Ranger-Forums - The Ultimate Ford Ranger Resource


Drivetrain Tech General discussion of drivetrain for the Ford Ranger.

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread
  #1  
Old 03-14-2009
Shaklakan's Avatar
Member
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: La Habra CA
Posts: 1,100
Parking Brake Question

Ok so im swapping in a new rear axle and i wanted to know the guy before me cut the parking brake cables, will my trucks parking brake cable be long enough to use or will i have to get an expo parking brake cable. Yes it is a expo 31 spline rear axle.
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 03-14-2009
Level III Supporter
iTrader: (2)
 
Join Date: Jun 2004
Location: usa
Posts: 24,936
if rear disc you need new lines and also new hard lines for the calipers
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 03-16-2009
Shaklakan's Avatar
Member
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: La Habra CA
Posts: 1,100
Quote:
Originally Posted by Redneckstone View Post
if rear disc you need new lines and also new hard lines for the calipers
its actually drum so would it work?
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 03-19-2009
Shaklakan's Avatar
Member
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: La Habra CA
Posts: 1,100
eh we swapped it today and it fit fine infact i have to take up some slack in the lines lol.
Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 03-19-2009
chainfire's Avatar
Member
iTrader: (1)
 
Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: Mission B.C.
Posts: 3,126
I saw that you have a mid travel rear end now. Make sure you cycle through all of you suspension, you dont want to start ripping brake lines out lol.
Reply With Quote
  #6  
Old 03-19-2009
Shaklakan's Avatar
Member
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: La Habra CA
Posts: 1,100
Quote:
Originally Posted by chainfire View Post
I saw that you have a mid travel rear end now. Make sure you cycle through all of you suspension, you dont want to start ripping brake lines out lol.
nah its not gonna rip since the shocks don't cycle enough to rip out the braided brake line i have back there now lol
Reply With Quote
Reply

Related Topics
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Low brake pedal and parking brake low. Sammyj General Ford Ranger Discussion 1 05-07-2015 11:17 PM
2010 ranger disc brake question/E/parking brake adjustment age General Ford Ranger Discussion 7 11-11-2013 06:34 PM
Stuck Parking Brake (Rear Drum Brake) therunningdog General Technical & Electrical 5 03-17-2013 09:08 PM
parking brake... jtslmn720 General Technical & Electrical 12 10-23-2006 04:40 PM
Parking Brake light is ON!!!! Miracle?!? KnightRider General Technical & Electrical 6 07-29-2005 05:33 PM


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off



All times are GMT -6. The time now is 03:31 AM.


We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.