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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-30-2020, 01:00 PM
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Posted By BadBob
Re: Brake centering

Well, after taking the backing plates and all the components into work and measuring everything, the only thing I could see that was off at all was the roller track needing .015 to come off. So I cut...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-28-2020, 07:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,162
Posted By BadBob
Re: Brake centering

The shoes are new molded linings from Mac's.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-28-2020, 04:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,162
Posted By BadBob
Re: Brake centering

The hardness is comparable to the original. I understand the dimensions and all that is going on, I've been a precision machinist for 40 years. I just have to figure out why this is not centered. I...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-28-2020, 10:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,162
Posted By BadBob
Re: Brake centering

After further thought. I think Les' measurement is from the rivet head which is probably the difference.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-28-2020, 10:15 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,162
Posted By BadBob
Re: Brake centering

That's very helpful. I'll check this out after work. Thank you very much.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-28-2020, 09:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,162
Posted By BadBob
Re: Brake centering

He says to bend the track to adjust. I'm not going to bend it .090
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-28-2020, 09:43 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,162
Posted By BadBob
Re: Brake centering

Thanks, It is from Les Andrew's book , I think I have the dimension correct. From the rivet to the roller track surface. I don't have the book with me. 1 5/16"
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-28-2020, 05:39 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,162
Posted By BadBob
Brake centering

I'm doing my 1st brake job on the front of my 1930 fordor. I welded the roller track and ground the hight right at 1.312, the front shoe is high by about .090. Is it normal to have to remove that...
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