Jump to content
superbuick3

New brake shoes....cant get drums back on!!!!

5 posts / 316 viewsLast Reply

Recommended Posts

so i just finished installing my new brake shoes, and i went to put the drum cover back on and it is too tight! i tried adjusting the brakes using the hexagon nuts on the backplate but it is doing no good to getting this drum on any easier. any help? thanks!

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Its also likely the shoes are not aligned with each other.

"With the shoes now secured take the drum and place over top (if it doesn't slide right on DON'T PANIC, simply tap the individual shoes up or down until they line up (at which point the drum will slide on). Last part is to adjust the drums, this simple procedure is covered many places on the internet (and plan on adjusting the drums at every oil change)."

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.
Note: Your post will require moderator approval before it will be visible.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.




×
×
  • Create New...

Important Information

We have placed cookies on your device to help make this website better. You can adjust your cookie settings, otherwise we'll assume you're okay to continue.