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Old 11-14-2012, 02:09 PM   #4
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There's two ways of doing it. Your can remove the large nut (30mm?) from the center of the drum and pull the drum off or you can remove the four smaller nuts on the back side of the backing plate (a couple are more difficult to get at than others due to the location of some suspension components (this way removes the drum and spindle) in one piece. Note that the center nut is torqued to over 170 ft lbs so have a big bar or heavy duty impact gun to do it. Secondly the nut itself should only be removed/re-installed a maximum of two cycles as it loses it's ability to stay tight.
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