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Rear Wheel Cyclinder

I have a 98 dodge dakota 5.2 mag. I need help figuring if i have 9'' or 10'' rear wheel cyclinders.

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You need to measure across your brake drum, from back side or at least look at front for Min.Thickness stamped on front of drum.If min. thickness is readable, it should tell you what you need to know.

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I believe your referring to 9" or 10" brake drums to purchase correct wheel cylinders .you will need to measure the diameter of the inside of the rear brake drum .

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Measure the old rear wheel cyclinder and it should find out if you have 9" or 10" cyclinders or you can take it to the auto parts store and they can match it for you.

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