Rear Brake shoe pivot adjustment

WL series brake shoe centering - access to pivot for shoe centering

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Re: Rear Brake shoe pivot adjustment

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Post by ozwick86 » Sun Jan 12, 2020 3:29 am

Secure the brake pedal with a tie down strap. Then you can tighten the pivot nut.



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Re: Rear Brake shoe pivot adjustment

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Post by Speeding Big Twin » Sun Jan 12, 2020 6:21 am

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Re: Rear Brake shoe pivot adjustment

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Post by old man emu » Sun Jan 12, 2020 7:38 am

Thanks for the Dope. Good sh!t, man.

Everything is back together now, so we wait for the results of the road test tomorrow.

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Re: Rear Brake shoe pivot adjustment

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Post by ozwick86 » Sun Jan 12, 2020 5:43 pm

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Re: Rear Brake shoe pivot adjustment

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Post by old man emu » Mon Jan 13, 2020 12:11 am

Thanks, ozwick86, but the cost of sending a brake assembly from Australia to the USA and return would be more than the cost of a completely new assembly.

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Re: Rear Brake shoe pivot adjustment

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Post by old man emu » Mon Jan 13, 2020 5:53 am

Road test completed successfully. Brake locks up wheel very well.

Thanks to each of you who offered help and advice.

OME

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Re: Rear Brake shoe pivot adjustment

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Post by ozwick86 » Mon Jan 13, 2020 6:47 am

old man emu wrote:
Mon Jan 13, 2020 12:11 am
Thanks, ozwick86, but the cost of sending a brake assembly from Australia to the USA and return would be more than the cost of a completely new assembly.
old man emu,

I understand, I was sharing the info with everyone here. :D

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Re: Rear Brake shoe pivot adjustment

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Post by old man emu » Mon Jan 13, 2020 11:02 am

It would be just as costly for an American to return a boomerang to the manufacturer for servicing. :lol:

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Re: Rear Brake shoe pivot adjustment

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Post by RooDog » Mon Jan 13, 2020 2:09 pm

I would have returned my boomerang to Oz for servicing, but when I threw it it it never came back. "My boomerang won't come back..."

Just for fun, don't make anything of it....
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Re: Rear Brake shoe pivot adjustment

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Post by Andygears » Mon Jan 13, 2020 9:35 pm

RooDog wrote:
Sun Jan 12, 2020 12:08 am
Thee are five mounting bolts, the drum may only be indexed in 70* increments, so a 180* repositioning is out of the question. Jesus Cee Riste, how complicated can this get????
....RooDog....
140 degrees or 210 doesn’t matter, my point is: bolting the 3? Inch hub to the brake drum does not assure a true running surface of the inner drum and if it’s out, remounting in a different position may make it run true, truer?

Glad it all worked out.

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Re: Rear Brake shoe pivot adjustment

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Post by old man emu » Tue Jan 14, 2020 12:29 am

What do you call a boomerang that does not return to you when you throw it?


A stick.

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Re: Rear Brake shoe pivot adjustment

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Post by RooDog » Tue Jan 14, 2020 12:32 am

Well, hell, I guess I bought into a sucker deal, and bought a stick, damn ! ! !.... LOL....

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Re: Rear Brake shoe pivot adjustment

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Post by old man emu » Tue Jan 14, 2020 12:53 am

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Overseas reporters love to do stories about Drop Bears. Here is what one Scottish reporter experienced.

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