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I cannot get the rear wheel drum off so that I can replace a missing stud

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On the back side of the brake asembaly there is a small hole at the bottom the will alow u to back off the brake shoes so the drum will come off, the drum probably has a lip on the inside edge that get's stuck on the brake pads

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  2. Raise the rear of the van with a jack and support it on a set of jack stands. Place the stands under the rear suspension, making sure they are secure. Remove the lug nuts from the wheel studs and pull off the rear wheels.
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drum is not hard to get off and install
no dont buy another drum
once you remove drum,you can just knock the broken studs out with a hammer and punch
to install new studs,just tap them into place with a hammer. the studs go in from the inside of drum.happy mechanicing

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hOPE THIS IS VERY HELPFUL FOR YOU
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