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1992 Nissan Pickup (D21) Question: Brake drums

 

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ryeslug28, 2.4L 4 Cylinder, Lavina, MT, March 12, 2011, 11:37
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i have replaced the pads on the truck but now i can not put the drum back on. i cant seem to be able to get it any tighter. what are all the steps i should do?

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    raiderron March 12, 2011, 12:35
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    If you removed the (shoes) and did not readjust the adjuster down all the way when reassembled then that is it, could have a lip right at the leading edge of drum surface that was put there by previous shoes that will need machined away, always recommend machining drums and rotors when doing brake work, or you could have gotten a set of shoes that the friction material was too thick when installed at factory or wrong set of shoes even though they installed ok. Good luck.

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