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michaelkaye
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« on: 11 October, 2018, 03:10:17 PM »

So I discovered today whilst gently rolling down a slope into a tree that my handbrake on my S2 Sport isn’t great!

I’ve read some threads  about adjustment but what I’m not clear on is whether I need to remove the hub to do this and therefore whether I need this “magic” hub nut removing tool.

Advice gratefully received as ever.

Thanks, Michael.
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« Reply #1 on: 11 October, 2018, 03:58:12 PM »

You should try to rotate the in-hub brass knurled adjusters with a flat blade screw driver through the “hole” in the drum with a good torch you can see what is happening. Rotate the brass nut clockwise to lock the shoes and back off 8 clicks. If that does not work the club has the tool for hire (through me!), but it is out on loan at the mo.
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« Reply #2 on: 13 October, 2018, 06:20:59 PM »

Thank you, all adjusted now. The slack in the cable is gone (and there was a lot of slack) and handbrake working much better.

Re. The hub removal nut tool...good to know, thank you.

M.
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