As I recall from the 1980's readings of many paper KR newsletters, those original KR cable operated brakes were not popular or all that reliable, and quickly superseded by many owners with hydraulic. Same with the bolts in the original retracts, they would break often. Two other issues was that dynel would not hold up and was superceded by fiberglass almost immediately, and the cool 3 blade ground adjustable plastic KR props from later in the 1970's were losing blades and fell out of favor pretty quickly. On the VW, Belt driven magnetos was another maintenance issue. And finally, broken crankshafts and cracked heads and broken valves were early issues and those took many years to really get resolved. again, as I recall.
Oh and proper balancing the control surfaces or it WILL flutter, sometimes disastrously. Those early newsletters, now online, are still a great resource! ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ > > I've been a part of the KR community for 30 years but I'm not familiar > with the early style cable operated brakes. Perhaps a photo of the > assembly at the wheel might give someone an idea of a modified fix. Too > much talent on the net not to come up with a solution. > > Larry Flesner > > > _______________________________________________ > Search the KRnet Archives at > https://email@example.com/. > Please see LIST RULES and KRnet info at http://www.krnet.org/info.html. > see http://list.krnet.org/mailman/listinfo/krnet_list.krnet.org to change > options. > To UNsubscribe from KRnet, send a message to krnet-le...@list.krnet.org _______________________________________________ Search the KRnet Archives at https://firstname.lastname@example.org/. Please see LIST RULES and KRnet info at http://www.krnet.org/info.html. see http://list.krnet.org/mailman/listinfo/krnet_list.krnet.org to change options. To UNsubscribe from KRnet, send a message to krnet-le...@list.krnet.org