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Discussion in 'The Garage' started by adamforsythe, Mar 12, 2006.
How hard is it to replace brake shoes?
easy. Get brake spring pliers, some skrewdrivers, and pliers and put it together the way it looked before. Do one side at a time for reference. If its a 14 bolt, do disc brakes, about the same price (maybe a little more) and well worth the extra labor.
Semi floater axle = piece of cake
1. Remove Wheel
2. Remove drum
3. Tear apart
4. Reassemble and done
Full floater is a bigger pain, have to remove axle shafts, remove hubs, then tear down and reassemble, then finally refill gear oil
its easy. Like said, only do one side at a time. The worst thing you can do is have a buddy help and both of you tear into both sides at the sametime. Refering to the other side is the easiest way to put it together.
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