Adjusting drum brakes

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Adjusting drum brakes

Post by torque » Fri Mar 11, 2016 11:50 pm

I thought I'd read this around ss somewhere, but I can't seem to find it again:

What's the best way to insure that both shoes on the drum brake contact the drum simultaneously?

Just measure?
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Re: Adjusting drum brakes

Post by Albuquralque » Sat Mar 12, 2016 12:36 am

"Put a little gravel in your travel"

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Re: Adjusting drum brakes

Post by GillaFunk » Sat Mar 12, 2016 3:26 am

Or talk someone into making another set of me-pi tools. Those things are amazing
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Re: Adjusting drum brakes

Post by zsieffert » Sat Mar 12, 2016 5:38 pm

http://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B00A8FOEF ... ke+caliper
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http://m.harborfreight.com/6-in-digital ... 61585.html

These two tools, as shown in the videos on the other thread, are all you need. Makes the process so easy.
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Re: Adjusting drum brakes

Post by torque » Sat Mar 12, 2016 7:51 pm

thanks all! Just what I wuz lookin fer.
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Re: Adjusting drum brakes

Post by Paint shaker » Tue Mar 15, 2016 9:56 am

Just did my front brake the other day. Used the ole eyeball method.
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