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How can i get the drum off the escort? i got the bolts out.. and now the drum wont come off. ive hit it with a hammer an everything.

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  • Zaraki Aug 26, 2010

    Are there two 8 mm fine thread bolt holes across from each other on the brake drum?

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On the back of the drum there is a rubber plug pull out and use a brake adjust tool and turn it up or down until the brakes contract should come off if not the do this. you will have to heat it up around the whole drum and then pry it off . use to good screw drivers and slide them in to the back of the drum and dust shield and pry it off. put one at 9 and one at 3 (screw drivers) sometimes it can be difficult.

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    johnny wyatt Aug 29, 2010

    that might be possible look at the front of the drum see if you see the 2 bolts or screws just remove them if equip. if they don't come out drill the heads off you really don't need them to hold the drum on why you are putting the wheel on.

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