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Old 10-11-2019, 04:31 AM
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Great job! Like said, good detective work, and thanks for letting us know the cure!

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Pretty cool, the forum was all over the part comparability deal. Very glad to read you're officially rolling with a smile.

Thanks for letting us know about the results.

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You might try using body shims to move the M/C away from the firewall (effectively shortening the rod) to give you more play. What this sounds like to me is one of two things:
the rod is not fully releasing the piston keeping the equalizing port shut (this is normally seen on the back brakes)
The equalizing port is blocked.
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Old 11-12-2019, 02:00 PM
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I read this early on and never got back here. On real old cars with drum brakes, sometimes the pads on the backing plates wear and the shoe gets caught and will not retract. The fix used to be get another backing plate or weld up the pad and grind it smooth. But what you did took care of the issue.
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