A frame servicing Lancashire

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  1. My Dog Likes Fishing

    My Dog Likes Fishing Funster Life Member

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    Need some help please.

    Can anybody recommend a place to get my a frame serviced in the Lancashire area.

    In particular I require a new brake adjuster cable. Anybody know where I can get a new one please?
     
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    Some A frames use pretty standard caravan hitch parts, so probably any caravan dealer could help.
     
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    there isnt really anything to service except a squirt of grease in the sliding hitch nipple and a drop of oil on the handbrake linkages.

    The cable will be A frame manufacturer only i reckon.
     
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    Ill follow this with interest.
    My aframe brake cable has snapped at the part it attaches to the brake pedal....

    presumably that will be a measured up part, so may have to contact towsure as they fitted it initially.
     
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    you may be able to shorten the outer cable and fit a fixing with a grub screw . chat to an AAman they carry lots of ends .
    they can make most cables ,
     
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    Try Barlow Trailers near Leyland. Here are their details. They are a main Ifor Williams Agent ( I think) I used them once about 10 years ago, when I was still working. My Boss needed some parts for his Trailer. I'm sure they would have the parts you need. :BigGrin: BillyS

    Address:
    John Barlow
    t/a Barlow Trailers Ltd - Ifor Williams Main Distributor
    Southport Rd
    Leyland
    Lancs
    PR26 8LP

    Telephone:
    01772 600395

    Fax:
    01772 601389
     
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    If its a Caratow A frame then Leisure Power of Warrington should be able to assist, as they are agents for Caratow. :thumb:


    http://www.leisurepower.co.uk
     
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    Thanks for your help everybody. I'm going to make some calls with the numbers provided.

    Will update later.
     
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    bear in mind the brake cable is different to any other.

    Caravans are normally rod operated to the axle then cable to the drums.

    The pedal end is designed to fit the pedal and the length is important......too short and it wont fit...too long and you need to lose the excess length without kinking it, and that aint easy under a car bonnet

    Ring the manufacturer..they are only a few quid.
     
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