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    Quote Originally Posted by Top_Fuel View Post
    You have to remove a snap-ring to remove the bearing from the drum/hub...right?

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    I think I will pull the drums off the next time I have my car in the air. Is each bearing a sealed unit? In other words, you can't re-pack them?
    Yes. And they are also pressed in so you will need a hydraulic press to get them out.



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    Quote Originally Posted by Cobrajet View Post
    ...And they are also pressed in so you will need a hydraulic press to get them out.
    That sucks. I didn't see anything in the service manual describing that. Then again, sometime the service manual is a little light on details.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Top_Fuel View Post
    That sucks. I didn't see anything in the service manual describing that. Then again, sometime the service manual is a little light on details.
    I was bummed, too. I know for a fact this is true because I removed a snap ring and tried to swap the good bearing from the bad drum onto the good drum with the bad bearing last night. Friction fit. Gotta be pressed out.

    Thought about trying to hammer it out but it was the middle of the night and these bearings don't seem particularly stout anyway. Likely would have destroyed one or both trying.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Fummins View Post
    Is it just me or is there rust in the drum behind where the dust cap should seal it from water and dirt?
    Yes, there is. The dummies at the wrecking yard pulled these drums off for me on a Friday, then left them out in the rain for two days until I could come get them on Monday.

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    Those bass Turds!
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    I should haves ways to go. 6k miles and I brake lightly. Those shoes are tiny! They appear even half the size or less than my old 90 prizm.

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    Did mine today using the same Raybestos brake shoes. I had the same issue with the pin not fitting, so I drilled it with a 1/4 drill bit. Worked perfectly. 15/64 was still too tight.

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    By the way, had 75,000 miles in 2.5 years and they were still just in service limits, about 2.5 mm. Fronts were still at 6 mm sp I left them original


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