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  • Have today done the drivers side, even using the clamps this proved onerous, what was the reason: look at the actual diameter of the new drum, which is usually a tight fit over the OEM motor splines and may be 1mm or so larger in diameter, then compare the spring guages & look at the compressed length. Moral of the story is compare the new with the original to ensure, that taking all into consideration, it is identical not made with cables that are in effect too short due to too heavy a spring guage or a larger drum. Obtain an OEM version if you can find what make it is and check which version you have, otherwise you will not get it to fit unless you take some outer cable off both cables that fit onto the drum or some other action. There should be some spring action and your sliders m…

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    Have today done the drivers side, even using the clamps this proved onerous, what was the reason: look at the actual diameter of the new drum, which is usually a tight fit over the OEM motor splines and may be 1mm or so larger in diameter, then compare the spring guages & look at the compressed length. Moral of the story is compare the new with the original to ensure, that taking all into consideration, it is identical not made with cables that are in effect too short due to too heavy a spring guage or a larger drum. Obtain an OEM version if you can find what make it is and check which version you have, otherwise you will not get it to fit unless you take some outer cable off both cables that fit onto the drum or some other action. There should be some spring action and your sliders must slide freely or the anti pinch mechanism will cut in on going up. A sad reflection on the aftermarket suppliers quality control, but you could be lucky.

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