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Old 08-22-2015, 12:47 PM
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Hi everyone. I would greatly appreciate anyone who can tell me where the parking brake cable positioning spring attaches. Thanks
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Old 08-22-2015, 01:41 PM
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Are you referring to the springs at the rear of the car. They connect to the U bolts that hold the leaf springs as far as I know. That's where I've always put them.

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Hi John. The spring is about 6 inches in length with a loop on one end and shaped like a U on the other. I only have one. I'm wondering if the spring is to keep the cable away from the exhaust pipes. I have not put the exhaust pipes on the car yet. Thanks for any help.
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There is one on each side. The loop end goes around the brake cable and the hook end goes on the innermost U bolt on each side.

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Thanks John the picture really helps. I'll have to see if Carl has another spring.
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Ken,

You can get springs from your local home center store or the HELP section of your local auto store. I think I used carburetor springs I got at Autozone.

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