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#1 (permalink) Old 12-30-2004, 01:17 PM
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i know that when you take the boot off there are 2 bolts that are attached to the cables that go back to the brakes, but i cant seem to tighten the but on them. all they do is twist back to the origional spot.

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i believe you have to pull the handbrake up 5 clicks, then begin tightening them, pelican parts has a writeup about it, im too lazy to get the link right this moment though
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aight ill check it out - google: pelican parts?

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there is a special tool for it but, you can do it with 2 crecent wrenches. i did myself.

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http://www.pelicanparts.com/bmw/techarticl..._Adjustment.htm

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