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Old 12-02-2002   #41
Denis R
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Mr. Walter please be advised that rear brake adjustment as you describe only occurs with rear drum brakes and not disc brakes.
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Old 12-14-2002   #42
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Talking Best stop for the buck

I must say Denis, this fixed my breaks perfect. I knew there had to be something wrong but simple. Any car with 4-wheel disc should stop on a dime. I had the same problem as the rest of you guys that even cost me a new nose piece plus paint. As soon as I read the thread, I ran home and dove right in to it. I don't cre what everyone else thinks about you Denis, YOU"RE THE MAN!(ha,ha,ha) My car has a whole new attitude.
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Old 12-16-2002   #43
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Happy to hear

I really do appreciate your post and wish you the best of luck. The first repair shop that i worked in an old irish mechanic told me once " a car that doesn't run can is ok but a car that doesn't stop now thats a problem"

Be well
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Old 12-21-2002   #44
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What luck that I just searched and found this topic. I just got done taking the pv off my 89 IROC cause my rear brakes are dead. I changed everything else and was getting ready to buy a new pv but maybe I wont need to now. I'm sorry if this was already answered but how many coils should I cut off the spring to keep the rears from locking up? Or should I take it completly out?

Boy with snow coming it'll be nice to actually be able to stop without having to put the car in neutral!!
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Old 12-23-2002   #45
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IROC Reply

I do not mean to sound like an a-hole but if you read each post carefully it will tell u exactly how to diagnos your system and find out if it needs to be removed completely or just shorten the spring
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Old 05-09-2003   #46
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Anybody tried this on a DRUM brake car? My rears are doing little to nothing too.
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