while driving I hear a
slight squeak out out of the rear end I now believe its the
parking brakes shoes that are worn out and need to be replaced since
the rivets on the rear rotors are still in place. My question is can they be
adjusted in so I can still drive the vette until I can order a new
set to install (4-6 weeks at least). I know this isn't the right way
but the car is a daily driver and I don't want to park her just for the parking
brake. A side note all the other brake equipment has been gone over and
is in good shape.
Sooo can I use the adjusting star wheel and just adj
Vette(s): 1981 Great White Shark. Red Interior, 350/190hp. PS, PB (SS), A/C CC, T-Tops, Going to remain as Stock as possible. Served three years in Active Duty Army, then Retired Air Force after 34 years! Badger State Vetts Car Club. 175,000 Original miles!!
Vette(s): 1972 conv, 4-speed, 350, 200hp, numbers match, rally wheels, war bonnett yellow w/white top. good condition, nice driver.
It may well be EASIER to loosen the adjuster under the tunnel where it goes up to the handle in the cabin/passenger compartment. The spring tention may let it loose enough to drive till winter parking time comes. Mark
Vette(s): #1-1974 L-48 4spd Cp Med Red Metallic/Black deluxe int w/AC/tilt/tele./p/w-p/b/
Am-Fm/map light National/Regional/Chapter NCRS "Top Flight"
#2-1985 Bright Red/Carmine Cp.L-98/auto
Member: NCRS, NCRS Texas, Corvette Legends of Texas
If you pull up slightly on the park brake handle, does the noise go away? If it does, then the p brake is the problem. If it does not go away, or change at all, then you've either got a u-joint going out, or....a bad spindle bearing....
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