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E46 Handbrake adjustment

E46 Handbrake adjustment

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blackburnbmw

Original Poster:

2,190 posts

102 months

Sunday 16th March 2008
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Hi all. Is there a quick/easy way to adjust the handbrake travel on my E46 330ci auto? My drive is really steep and the lever is pulling up a fair way. Car is due an Inspection in 6600 miles so I can get it done then, but if there's a quick fix in the meantime it would be useful. Any sensible comments would be appreciated. Thanks.

DJFish

4,736 posts

167 months

blackburnbmw

Original Poster:

2,190 posts

102 months

Sunday 16th March 2008
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Excellent. Thanks for that. Richard.

Vixpy1

42,019 posts

168 months

Sunday 16th March 2008
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Its a BMW handbrake .. therefore its st.

You can tighten in up fairly easily, however it will still be st.




DJFish

4,736 posts

167 months

Monday 17th March 2008
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Vixpy1 said:
Its a BMW handbrake .. therefore its st.

You can tighten in up fairly easily, however it will still be st.
Were you once molested by a handbrake or something?
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Vixpy1

42,019 posts

168 months

Monday 17th March 2008
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DJFish said:
Vixpy1 said:
Its a BMW handbrake .. therefore its st.

You can tighten in up fairly easily, however it will still be st.
Were you once molested by a handbrake or something?
Well, I suppose they are not quite as bad as the TVR ones hehe

davidd

5,541 posts

188 months

Monday 17th March 2008
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Vixpy1 said:
DJFish said:
Vixpy1 said:
Its a BMW handbrake .. therefore its st.

You can tighten in up fairly easily, however it will still be st.
Were you once molested by a handbrake or something?
Well, I suppose they are not quite as bad as the TVR ones hehe
TVRs have handbrakes..?

I thought the lever was just for show

Vixpy1

42,019 posts

168 months

Monday 17th March 2008
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davidd said:
Vixpy1 said:
DJFish said:
Vixpy1 said:
Its a BMW handbrake .. therefore its st.

You can tighten in up fairly easily, however it will still be st.
Were you once molested by a handbrake or something?
Well, I suppose they are not quite as bad as the TVR ones hehe
TVRs have handbrakes..?

I thought the lever was just for show
Mine certainly is, however, the one in the M3 is not much better!

big lads 320

1 posts

83 months

Wednesday 6th May 2009
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davidd said:
Vixpy1 said:
DJFish said:
Vixpy1 said:
Its a BMW handbrake .. therefore its st.

You can tighten in up fairly easily, however it will still be st.
gave the car to the missus with a st handbrake went and bought a m3 with handbrake included

Were you once molested by a handbrake or something?
Well, I suppose they are not quite as bad as the TVR ones hehe
TVRs have handbrakes..?

I thought the lever was just for show