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Old 10-09-2013, 08:42 AM   #1
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Fiesta and Readybrake or Readybrute DIY?

Any one do an install? I did 90 Jeep but underhood of Fiesta VERY crowded and first look at firewall scarey place to drill.

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Old 10-09-2013, 04:18 PM   #2
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It can be intimidating at first look, but if you take your time I think you can do it. The trick is to locate some landmarks on the firewall inside your vehicle that go through and can be seen on the outside of the firewall. For our vehicle I used the steering wheel column and some fasteners and wires that already went through the fire wall and could be easily seen on both the inside and outside. Then I carefully measured off of those landmarks to the point where I wanted to drill for the brake cable to go through on the inside. Using those measurements I looked under the hood at the outside of the fire wall and determined I wasn't going to hit anything with the drill. Easy peasy! Worked great and running the cable the rest of the way to the front of the car was a piece of cake. Just take your time and measure carefully. Good luck and let us know how it goes!

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Old 10-16-2013, 10:56 PM   #3
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I managed to get ReadyBrake cables routed in a Ford C Max Hybrid and I guarantee there is less room under that hood than a Fiesta. And, just to make it interesting, there are high voltage wires running around in there.

It just takes some looking and thinking to figure out how to do it.
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