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Old 02-16-2018, 02:38 PM
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Rodeo drum brakes

Anybody know any tips for removing the drums? I got one side done already but cant get the other side to back off.

The Haynes manual says to use one screwdriver to depress the P-brake adjusting tab, and use another one to turn the adjusting wheel. I've tried this to no avail any other suggestions tips or tricks?
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Old 02-16-2018, 08:38 PM
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Depends if the adjuster is stuck or not. If it is, that makes it a lot more fun.... not. But you really don't depress the adjuster, you need to move it off the wheel.
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If you are planning on replacing the shoes anyway, you could try spraying some PB Blaster or something similar on the adjuster to help break it loose.

Only reason I mentioned the shoes is I don't know what, if anything the Blaster might do to the shoe material.
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