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Advice needed on rebuilding parking brake

steves74

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northern CA
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74 coupe all original 54K, 4 sp
Can anybody give me some advice on rebuilding my parking brakes. The parking (only on drivers side) brake sticks when I back up, so I quess I need to overhaul. See that I have to drill out rivets on rotor. What size drill? Any other advice??? Thanks .....steve:confused
 

duke94

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Ann Arbor, MI
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71' convert and 78' both Red
Can anybody give me some advice on rebuilding my parking brakes. The parking (only on drivers side) brake sticks when I back up, so I quess I need to overhaul. See that I have to drill out rivets on rotor. What size drill? Any other advice??? Thanks .....steve:confused

Here's a couple of articles that will help.

http://lbfun.com/Corvette/Tech/vettetech_files/Diskbrake ebrake springs.pdf

http://www.corvettemagazine.com/2005/july/brake/brake-01.asp

http://www.corvettemagazine.com/2005/july/brake/brake-19.asp
 

steves74

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74 coupe all original 54K, 4 sp
Thanks everyone. I checked out the 3 references and were really good. The corvette mag. article with lots of pictures will lead me thru step by step.......Thanks again...steve
 

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