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Old 01-13-2013, 09:28 AM
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If you dont mind a heavy modification,consider finding a drum brake application that is more modern but has the same diameter shoes and graft the entire backing plate onto the diff in your truck.I was thinking you wanted to keep it as original as possible.
Like posted by 1971BB427 the pivot point on the single cylinder system will wear uneven,,,You can make sleeves of different diameters to fit ovet the pin to adjust the shoes out at the bottom.This is not a simple star wheel but it works if you dont mind taking the brakes apart yearly.Also compensates for drum wear
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