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My drum wont come off. We have been banging and prying at it for an hour. We put oil on it and it changes nothing.

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Is there two holes in the drum that are threaded, get two 8mm bolts with the same thread and turn the bolts into the brake drum with wrench/socket, should slide off, if no bolt holes then loosen the brake shoes (backing plate has a slot in the plate) a flat head screw driver works

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  • downwthya Jan 11, 2014

    If you loosen up the shoes and that also doesn't work, then you can use a torch around the hub and heat it up cherry red. When you get the drum red around the hub, the give it a hit with a hammer on the outside edge of the drum. It should pop right off.

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