Re: Cortes121's 1955 Clipper Custom

Posted by kevinpackard on 2021/7/30 0:21:36
Check NAPA for the wheel cylinders. They had all mine in stock and ready to go at my local place, which never happens.

I agree with Don, it looks like someone has been in there before and replaced a lot of the brake components. Lots of meat left on those shoes too.

It looks like your gaskets are leaking around the axle grease seal, allowing grease to drip down into the drum. You probably ought to pull those off and make your own seals. While you're in there it's probably a good idea to pull the axles and repack the bearings. If the axle seals look good then I don't think they need to be replaced.

This was all stuff I had never done before, and if I can do it anyone can. It just takes some guidance.

-Kevin

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