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Old 11-06-2014, 09:25 PM   #15
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[QUOTE=Easyrider;2300264]Rkh, the cable comes in it's own sleeve. The sleeve is flexible enough to bend but stiff enough to control the cable.[/

He removed the cable from conduit. I assume that meant the sheath.
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Old 11-07-2014, 02:42 AM   #16
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I installed the Ready Brake cable in the conduit that comes with it, in my earlier post I mentioned that I was thinking of using a 1/2" metal electrical conduit and bend it around the engine compartment and run the cable conduit and cable in it but found it wouldn't work. The cable with it's own conduit is secured with tie straps at three locations other than where it goes in and out so there isn't any slack and there aren't any sharp bends in it so the cable moves freely.

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Old 11-07-2014, 05:39 AM   #17
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conduit

If your installation works without the conduit, fine, but if you were able to install the cable surely you could have installed the conduit. IMO I would never have installed it without the conduit. I wish you well.
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Old 11-07-2014, 06:03 AM   #18
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Actually this is the first time I've heard of anyone thinking of using conduit with the ReadyBrute. This would have been a modification by the owner and is not part of the kit that comes with the ReadyBrute. If conduit were actually needed I would think NSA would include it with the ReadyBrute.
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Old 11-07-2014, 12:35 PM   #19
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I may be wrong here, but doesn't the cable need to be in the conduit to work properly? Otherwise, when the cable is pulled and depresses the brake pedal, it will either break the ties or (more likely IMO) not return to the correct position. Isn't the conduit there to allow the cable to slide back and forth?
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Or am I confused with conduit vs. sheath? I am using those words interchangeably.
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I've put the cable on three the cars I towed - none came with a conduit, the cable inside in a heavy sleeve which is more than enough to protect the cable.
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It seems I'm confusing everyone here by my posts and by using the word conduit, the cable comes with it's own conduit or sleeve or sheave which is how I installed it so the cable itself is protected and not loose or by itself.
The 1/2" electrical metal conduit or pipe I was referring to was to run the sleeve and cable inside it so it wouldn't sag and I could run it along the frame to the firewall and inside the Jeep to the brake petal.
When my son came he showed me how to run the cable and sheave or sleeve without using the metal pipe, which is how I have it now, and by securing it with the tie straps there are no sags or sharp bends to interfere with the operation of the cable itself.

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Thanks for clearing it up. Hope it works as well for you as it has for me.
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