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 Post subject: Ax lightness brakes
PostPosted: Thu Apr 18, 2013 8:14 pm 
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I bought these brakes and i have the powercordz but the clamp is not going to be in for 3-4 weeks and i wanted to run them with the steel cords until the clamps come in but last night i had the hardest time having the clamp stay, after a couple of pulls it would fall down. There is pic all over the place for how to install with the powercordz and i will be needing that but there is none for the steel cables that i could find on the searches. i was wondering if anyone has something that would help me. Right now the clamp bolt is slipping down. I only started looking at it last night so i was going to go home today and really look at it. Any help would be great thanks.


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 Post subject: Re: Ax lightness brakes
PostPosted: Thu Apr 18, 2013 8:36 pm 
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Make sure you do not have the clamps upside down..


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 Post subject: Re: Ax lightness brakes
PostPosted: Thu Apr 18, 2013 9:28 pm 
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i have the big hole up, is that upside down?


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 Post subject: Re: Ax lightness brakes
PostPosted: Fri Apr 19, 2013 2:27 am 
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Sounds like you have it upside down, the big hole should be down. That way the clamp bites into the cable as it tries to get pulled through.


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 Post subject: Re: Ax lightness brakes
PostPosted: Fri Apr 19, 2013 2:28 am 
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And make sure to use a torque wrench when tightening.


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 Post subject: Re: Ax lightness brakes
PostPosted: Fri Apr 19, 2013 3:54 pm 
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thank you.


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