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Where do I find the horizontal adjuster?

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Hi we have an old topliss shower we think its from 1970s or 80s the shower head as broke the end were it screws off can we still get the old parts

Sometime in the 1990's laws were written regarding shower heads in America reducing everything to low flow shower heads exclusively which changed the whole industry and interchangeable parts went by the wayside. You may have better luck taking your old shower head to a local welder to see if it can be fixed. I think you could get another 30+ years out it if it was quality made in the first place.

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Does anyone know of a helpful measuring guide that will aid me in finding the right fit of harness for my German Sheppard?

I found one chart - I hope you find this helpful. Just remember to keep two fingers space between the harness and your dog when fitting the harness.

3/8x10 adjusts 8-10"
3/8x12 adjusts 10-12 "
3/8x14 adjusts 12-14"
1/2x16 adjusts 14-16"
1/2x18 adjusts 16-18"
1/2x20 adjusts 18-20"
1/2x22 adjusts 20-22 "
3/4x24 adjusts 22-24"
3/4x26 adjusts 24-26"
3/4x28 adjusts 26-28"
1x30 adjusts 28-30"
1x32 adjusts 30-32"
1x34 adjusts 32-34"

Jul 19, 2012 | Pets - Others

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How do i adjust my headlights?

  • Always adjust lights with optical headlight aimer VAS 5107, using detailed aiming procedure and specifications
  • Low and high beams are adjusted simultaneously.

Left headlight (adjustment screws for right headlight are mirror image):
1 - Lateral adjustment 2 - Height adjustment
  • Access adjustment screws through hole in lock carrier (Phillips head or socket head).
  • Turn the adjusting screws for lateral adjustment -1- and height adjustment -2- until the correct setting is achieved.
NOTE: Where equipped, ensure equal movement/function of headlights during automatic headlight range adjustment.

Oct 19, 2010 | 2001 Volkswagen Passat

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How to installing brake shoes on back ?

First you have to compress the parking brake cable spring and attach the parking brake lever.
Clean and lubricate the brake backing plate.
Use silicon Brake Caliper Grease and Dielectric Compound.
install the rear brake shoes and linings:
1) position the rear brake shoes and linings
2) position the parking brake lever
3) install the brake shoe hold-down spring pins and the brake shoe hold-down springs.

Install the parking brake strut
1. install the parkig brake link spring on the parking brake strut
2. install the parking brake strut
3. Install the brake shoe anchor ping guide plate.

Install the short brake shoe retracting spring
1. Place the brake shoe adjusting lever cable over the anchor pin, with crimped side in
2. Install the short brake shoe retracting spring

Note: Make sure the brake shoe adjusting lever cable is positioned in the cable guide groove

Install the long brake shoe retracting
1. install the cable guide
2. position the brake shoe adjusting lever cable in the cable guide groove
3. install the long brake shoe retracting spring

Note: to prevent incorrect installation, teh socket of each brake adjuster screw is stamped R or L

Assemble the brake adjuster screw assembly.
1. apply silicone brake caliper grease and dielectric compound
2. install the brake adjuster screw into the brake show adjusting screw nut to the end of the threads and then loosen one half turn
3. install the brake shoe adjusting screw socket on the brake shoe adjusting screw nut.

Install the brake adjuster screw assembly
1. Position the brake adjuster screw assembly
2. Install the brake shoe adjusting screw spring
3. Position the brake shoe adjusting lever cable
4. Position the adjusting lever return spring and the brake shoe adjusting lever
5. Hook the brake shoe adjusting lever cable to the brake shoe adjusting lever.

Test the operation of the automatic self-adjuster
1. Pull the brake shoe adjusting lever cable and check that the brake shoe adjusting lever rotates the brake shoe adjuster assembly
2. Release the brake shoe adjusting lever cable and check that the brake shoe adjusting lever advances to the next notch on the brake shoe adjusting screw nut.

Adjust the brakes.

Install the brake drum.

Thats it

Sep 10, 2010 | 1998 Ford Ranger SuperCab

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How to adjust parking brake. do you need to take anything apart?

You cannot adjust the cables on a minivan manually. the tension is automaitcally adjusted by the self adjuster on the pedal release.

The park brake cables on this vehicle have an automatic self adjuster built into the park brake pedal mechanism. When the foot operated park brake pedal is in its released (upward most) position, a clock spring automatically adjusts the park brake cables. The park brake cables are adjusted (tensioned) just enough to remove all the slack from the cables. The automatic adjuster system will not over adjust the cables causing rear brake drag.

Due to the automatic adjust feature of the park brake pedal, adjustment of the parking brake cables on these vehicles relies on proper drum brake.

When the park brake pedal is applied the self adjuster is by-passed and the pedal operates normally to engage the park brakes.

When a service procedure needs to be performed on the park brake pedal or the park brake cables, the automatic self adjuster can be manually locked out by the service technician.

Aug 25, 2010 | 2004 Dodge Caravan

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What is the routine maintenance on a 2005 yukon xl denali? it is all wheel drive and i think some oil needs changed every ? miles. what needs changed


Mar 17, 2010 | 2005 GMC Yukon Xl Denali

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New rear brake shoes not working properly

You are correct,the brakes are designed to self adjust when you back up, but this is After they have initially been adjusted after a brake job. You say you had to loosen the adjustment some to get the drums back on, this is normal, as the new brake shoes are thicker than the old worn ones. You are not wrong when you thought backing up the truck (and then applying the brakes) will adjust them. What is wrong with this though, is that you would probably have to back up and hit the brakes for a couple of hours if they are in need of quite a bit of adjustment, and that's if the adjusters are working perfectly. You really need to do an initial adjustment while the truck is still jacked up. The rubber grommets should be removed so you can adjust the brakes. It may be difficult to see the adjusters, but that's how you get to them. Do you have a brake adjusting tool? The slight bend in it makes it perfect for getting in the slot. Did you make sure the adjusting wheel is not seized up(or difficult to turn) while you had it apart? To adjust them just right, you can have the wheels on, truck jacked up, adjust and slowly spin the wheel. When you feel a very slight drag, it's adjusted properly. If you over adjust, you need to put a very thin screwdriver through the backing plate and hold the small metal piece that touches the adjusting wheel out and away from the wheel so you can back off on the adjustment. (this small plate is there to prevent the adjuster from loosening by only allowing it to turn in one direction, pushing the plate out of the way allows you to go in the opposite direction, to loosen the brake adjustment).

Aug 23, 2009 | GMC Sierra Cars & Trucks

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Rear brakes scrubbing on 1998 chevy venture van

Removal Procedure Tools RequiredJ 38400
Caution: Keep fingers away from rear brake shoe springs to prevent fingers from being pinched between spring and shoe web or spring and backing plate.
  1. Remove the brake drum. Refer to Brake Drum Replacement

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    Notice: Do not over stretch the adjuster spring. Damage can occur if the spring is over stretched.
  3. Use the J 38400 in order remove the adjuster spring (1). Disengage the adjuster spring loop from the tab on the adjuster actuator.
  4. 2.1. Remove the loop end of the adjuster spring from the adjuster actuator. 2.2. Remove the straight end of the adjuster spring from the secondary brake shoe.
  5. Use the J 38400 in order to spread the brake shoes apart.
  6. Remove the adjuster.
Installation Procedure

  1. Use the J 38400 in order to spread the brake shoes apart.

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    Important: Ensure that the adjuster (2) engages the brake shoes (4 and 5), the park brake actuator (3), and the adjuster actuator (1) properly.
  3. Install the adjuster.

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    Notice: Do not over stretch the adjuster spring. Damage can occur if the spring is over stretched.
  5. Install the adjuster spring (1).
  6. 3.1. Install the straight end of the adjuster spring into the secondary brake shoe. 3.2. Install the loop end of the adjuster spring to the adjuster actuator.
  7. Install the brake drum.

Dec 06, 2008 | 1999 Chevrolet Venture

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