The problem ended up being the thickness of the new shoes. One edge on both
shoes was about 4/64th thicker than the other edge. Using a flexible body
sander, I brought this down and the drum went on fine. I still can't
understand why it had fit before but it went on fine with the adjustment and
I am happy. Thanks to all the help and ideas.
From: firstname.lastname@example.org [mailto:email@example.com]
Sent: Wednesday, April 15, 2009 11:44 AM
To: Scott Suhring
Cc: DLylis@aol.com; firstname.lastname@example.org
Subject: Re: [TR] TR3A Rear Brake Drum
>Yes, I do not have the adjuster wedge screwed in at all. Yes, these are the
This may seem a silly question, but did you by any chance fill the fluid
resevoir and tap the brakes, such that the wheel cylinder is partially open?
If so, it might be that releasing the bleeder screw will give you the
clearance you need.
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