Posts Tagged ‘Handbrake Compensator’

Handbrake

Handbrake Calipers

 Handbrake Handbrake Calipers The mechanical handbrake unit is mounted on and above the caliper bodies on the rear brakes by means of pivot bolts and forked retraction plates. The Jaguar Service Manual states: “The handbrakes are self-adjusting to compensate for friction pad wear and automatically provide the necessary clearance between the brake discs and the […]


Brakes MK2

The Front and Rear Brakes The Jaguar MK2 uses a single line hydraulic system actuating disc brakes in both the front and rear of the car. While the four wheel disc brakes were “cutting edge” at the time of production for a four-door sedan, today, the braking action can be upgraded with vendor supplied modification kits. […]


Entry 40 – Rear Axle, Panhard Rod, Torque Arm, Hydraulic Damper, Handbrake Compensator, Brake Hose

Rear Damper and Coil

Brake Hose and 3 Way Adaptor Having successfully removed the rear axle hubs, it was time to remove the rear axle complete. My first step of the day was to remove the flexible brake hose from pipe to 3-way adaptor on the axle. This involved removing the hose from the mounting bracket on the bottom […]