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Rear Backplates - Washers Between?


Best Answer GraemeC , 20 July 2020 - 11:30 AM

Sounds wrong to me.
There should be washers (or a distance piece) between the backplate and the handbrake cable retaining plate for the front bolt though

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#1 no66

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Posted 20 July 2020 - 11:26 AM

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When I dismantled the backplates off the rear radius arm, I pretty sure that the two front bolts had plain washer between the backplate and the radius arm. This means that there was a gap between the back plate and radius arm at the leading edge.  This was both sides and I'm pretty sure this is origianl. 

Bolt>backplate>washer>radius arm>lock washer>nut. 

The rear bolt had no washer (just the lock washer). 

Is this right? Or should the backplates be against the radius arm mounting? 



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Posted 20 July 2020 - 11:30 AM   Best Answer

Sounds wrong to me.
There should be washers (or a distance piece) between the backplate and the handbrake cable retaining plate for the front bolt though


Edited by GraemeC, 20 July 2020 - 11:32 AM.


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Posted 20 July 2020 - 11:43 AM

Sounds wrong to me.
There should be washers (or a distance piece) between the backplate and the handbrake cable retaining plate for the front bolt though

Just back from the workbench to say I had a brainfart! 

Forgot the handbrake brackets and it all became clear! Thanks anyway 


Edited by no66, 20 July 2020 - 01:14 PM.





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