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Old 12-14-2012, 10:19 PM   #4
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well...since there was no way that i would have been able to remove the tone rings without messing them up, just decided to return the new drums to NAPA and reuse the originals...which seem ok. just wanted to replace the stockers with drums that had new bearings installed....just for the new bearing. but, original bearings seem fine anyway....end result, new rear brake shoes and original drums. ol=nly slight problem....even after pulling the self adjusters to the lowest position prior to reassembly and backing off alot on the handbrake cable, now have a bit more brake drag on the left drum compare to the right drum. this was after doing a few miles and adjusting the hand brake cable(in the interior console) for slight cable tension at 4 notches up. after a few miles, the left drum's bout 20 degrees hotter(with a temp gun) than the right drum.....oh well..........
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