While I had the differential, half shafts and drive shaft out of the car, it seemed like an ideal time to clean, inspect and refurbish the parking brake hardware. All components were visually inspected and found to be in good working order. I removed, cleaned and re-plated all the components.
Datsun Service Manual
I disassembled all the parts, cleaned and zinc plated them.
Main e-brake bracket.
Close-up of the equalizer. After a thorough cleaning and glass beading, it took the zinc plating very well. Evidence of rust (pits) remain evident upon moderately close inspection.