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10-05-2005, 05:18 PM
am i supposed to reset them one i put new shoes? like the adjuster on the bottom?

Mudslut.... Hittin every hole!

10-05-2005, 09:01 PM
YUP! Unless they were really out of adjustment before you took them apart! When you put the new shoes on, I doubt you will be able to slide the drums back on unless you back off the adjuster!

Back them both off all the way, install drums, adjust bearings, DON'T install axles yet!, adjust brake adjusters until you can't turn drum, then back off 15 or so "notches" on the star adjuster. You SHOULD be able to turn drum freely.

Good luck!

You still up north? If you come back to "God's Country" this fall/Christmas let me know so I can get the tailgate insert to ya!