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Old 03-09-2011, 01:24 PM
daniel5625 daniel5625 is offline
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Default drum brakes falling apart!

okay idk if im putting the shoes on correctly but im 90% sure i am, 93 ranger with rear drums. the leaf there the bottom spring and wire that goes from top to bottom connect on to, keeps falling off. idk why its happened 2 times now. i just redid all the springs with new ones.

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Old 03-09-2011, 02:28 PM
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Default Re: drum brakes falling apart!

i got pics on how my 95 is put together iam not sure if it would help..
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Old 03-09-2011, 06:24 PM
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Default Re: drum brakes falling apart!

I also took pics of mine b4 I took 'em apart.
The posts that the springs hook onto have a groove near the end and the spring ends must be laying in the groove.
Don't know what else to say right now...
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Old 03-09-2011, 06:49 PM
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Old 03-09-2011, 06:51 PM
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Default Re: drum brakes falling apart!

figured it out, took it to the brake shop, had the friendliest mechanics, i called them and asked how much it would be to get my breaks checked out, they said 30 bucks, when i got there he taught me how to do it for free, and also tightened a few things up that needed attention, all for free, turned out i have the shoes on backwards, and a spring on backwards, got home did it how he told me to do it hopefully they work well now!
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Old 11-16-2011, 07:15 PM
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yes a diagram would be nice.
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