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    Default handbreak question.....

    does it have handbrake shoes inside the hub....????or does it use the back pads for brakeing when pulled up...???

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    Handbrake utilizes shoes inside the disc hub

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    Ooohhhh,so it's a Volvo in disguise then :-)

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    No it doesn't - the old Vectra B did, but the C and Signum just use the pads. You can see the spring and lever mechanism on the outside of the rear calipers...
    Last edited by Penfold101; 16th December 2012 at 07:01.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Penfold101 View Post
    thats what i thought.....thanks for anwering me question....

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    Quote Originally Posted by vectra gsi 3.2 View Post
    thats what i thought.....thanks for anwering me question....
    Looking in the HOW2 section would have also found the answer

    http://www.vectra-c.com/forum/showth...ad-replacement

    http://www.vectra-c.com/forum/showth...01#post1540001

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