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BRAKE DRUMS WHAT IS THE BEST WAY TO TAKE BRAKE DRUMS OFF

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There is no "best" way. There's only one way.

Take off the tire, remove the press nuts on the studs, gently pull. If that doesn't work, remove the rubber plug and release the auto-adjustment with a flat-tip screwdriver. Remove the springs (top first, then bottom..and remember the order you removed them...a pair of vise grips will help with this.)...also don't screw them up, because a brake hardware kit for thunderbirds is hard to come by these days.

reverse the order when you're ready to put it back together.

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