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Old 05-09-2021, 08:08 AM   #1
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Default 700/900 Parking Brake Pivot (live axle)

Wondering if anyone has come up with a alternative design for the pivot on these - the ears are torn off my axle & the pivot bracket (#32) is also buggered. Rather than fabricate a replacement that matches the original, I'm curious if anyone has come up with a functional design replacement?





Strap around the axle with a new pivot bracket that doesn't rely on sloppy fitting cotter pin?
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Old 05-10-2021, 12:15 AM   #2
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I never had the honor of bodging that setup back to life. Always wondered why that wasn't a simple dual cable like the 240.
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Old 05-10-2021, 03:13 AM   #3
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One thing to keep in mind, don't use the park brake. I saw a 940 with a broken park brake cable. PITA to replace it
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Old 05-10-2021, 07:06 AM   #4
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One thing to keep in mind, don't use the park brake. I saw a 940 with a broken park brake cable. PITA to replace it
It's not that bad. I already replaced the secondary cable, shoes & all hardware, de-rusted & nevr-seized the shoe pivot mechanisms. In NY you need a functional eBrake for state inspection, stick or auto.
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Old 05-10-2021, 01:38 PM   #5
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Wondering if anyone has come up with a alternative design for the pivot on these
Stop overthinking it.

The pivot just holds the cable reasonably near the axle, and keeps it far enough away to prevent it from banging against the axle tube like a drumstick.

Why not just use the standard TurboBricks tool kit?














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Old 05-11-2021, 09:18 PM   #6
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Stop overthinking it.

The pivot just holds the cable reasonably near the axle, and keeps it far enough away to prevent it from banging against the axle tube like a drumstick.

Why not just use the standard TurboBricks tool kit?
yeah, no. I'll just fabricate a suitable piece that won't fall apart in 2 years.
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Old 05-13-2021, 11:09 AM   #7
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I was able to get one of these through my local volvo independent shop, works as intended


https://www.skandix.de/en/spare-part...acket/1014830/
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Old 05-13-2021, 11:11 AM   #8
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I was able to get one of these through my local volvo independent shop, works as intended


https://www.skandix.de/en/spare-part...acket/1014830/
I think RAMAC or WorldPac used to offer that here in the states - that's my recollection, anyway. Thanks for the link!
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Old 05-14-2021, 09:26 PM   #9
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To close this up, I ordered one from the UK. The shipping quote from Skandix DE was NUTS, three digit $$$ nuts....
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Old 05-16-2021, 07:07 PM   #10
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Glad you found some parts to get that working.
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