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How to Install OEM Rear SVT Brake Kit



Tools you will need to install the kit

    a. 30mm Socket - This is for removing pressure nut on the drum.



    b. Brake Line Bleeder Kit - FocusSport.



Now let's start with the install

  1. Remove the grease cap with a shisle.
  2. After removign greade cap, use a 30mm socket to remove the pressure nut, using a braker handle.
  3. Now remove the drum
  4. Now remove the two clips to release the brake shoes
  5. Now remove the e-brake cable from the brake shoe.
  6. Now you are reade to start removing the spindle
  7. Now remove the brake line from the back plate using a 11mm open wrench.
  8. Now remove the brake line from the lower arm using a 11mm open wrench and to pull the clip just use pliers.
  9. Now remove the brake line from the chasis using a 11mm open wrench and to pull the clip just use pliers.
  10. Remove the bolt that holds the shock to make it easier when loosing the bolts holding the spindle. With a 15mm Socket.
  11. Now lets remove the spindle, It's 4 bolts size 13MM.
  12. Now to remove the plate lets remove the spindle, It's 4 bolts size 13MM.
  13. After removing the back-plate just clean the area and make sure those rivet are flush with the arm..
  14. Now remove the e-brake cable from the plate using pliers.
  15. You can try to remove the connector without cutting, i tried but no luck , so i cut it with pliers.
  16. Remove the e-brake cable from the lower arm, by un-bolting the side bracket using a 7mm socket.
    Save the bolt since you will re-use it for the new e-brake cable.
  17. Now install the new spindle with the same 4 bolts that held the drum spindle. Socket Size=13MM
  18. Now install the new hub.
  19. Now install the new pressure nut.
  20. Now make sure is tight. (This pressure nut can only be re-use 3 times)
  21. Now install the disc.
  22. Now install the caliper bracket with 2 bolts and tighten with an allen wrench size 6mm.
  23. Now install the brake shoes.
  24. Now remove the screw that came in the caliper using a 5mm allen wrench.
  25. Make sure that the cylinder is align with the gap in the middle facing down. (see picture below)
  26. Now tight the caliper with a 1/2 inch socket and a 15mm open wrench.
  27. Now tight the stainless steel line with a 15mm open wrench.
  28. This is a look of the brake line install.
  29. Now install the second part of the brake line install and make sure the clip is in place. (The SS line has a loop because F2 send me the wrong ss Line).
  30. Now we are ready to install the e-brake cable.

  31. We neeed to remove the heat shield to be able to remove the e-brake cable from the bridge connector.
    remove the nut with pliers. (see picture below) - there are 4 total.
  32. Remove the 2 nuts shown on the picture below.
  33. Remove the 2 nuts shown on the picture below.
  34. Remove the heat shield.
  35. Now remove the e-brake cable from the linkage connector.
  36. Now remove one nut that to be able to remove the e-brake cable for the passanger side.
  37. After removing the nut , now you can remove the e-brake cable just pull from the clip, just be careful not to brake the plastic clip. This is the driver side e-brake cable.
  38. Using a phillips screw driver remove the e-brake cable guard.
  39. Now using pliers, remove the e-brake cable from the chassis (see picture below).
  40. The e-brake cable with the green goes toward the passenger side. Now you can start installing the new cable.
  41. The e-brake cable just attache the same way it got remove. Tight the clip with a phillips screw driver.
  42. The new e-brake cable holder is pointed with the green arrow, Red arrow shows were the old e-brake cable use to go.
    Use the same screw that came off the old e-brake cable.
  43. This is how it looks after you attached the new e-brake cable holder.
  44. Now you are ready for bleeding the brake system.
  45. You can use any method you like, speed bleeders or what i use is the Brake Line Bleeder Kit that i borrow from a friend.
    I'm guessing is the same one sold by focussport.
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