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Old 10-26-2007, 03:55 PM
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Anyone know an easy way to get those damn drums off?
Old 10-26-2007, 09:13 PM
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Howdy, First off make sure you have the emergancy brake dissingaged. If you take the rubber plug out where you adjust the star wheel, on the brake inside the drum.You will see a spring loaded catch stopping the teeth on the star wheel. Good lighting is helpful, take a screw driver and push the catch back and away from the teeth, Take your brake tool at the same time your pushing the catch and adjust the star wheel to lossen the brake in the drum. The drum should slyd off.
Old 11-25-2007, 06:19 PM
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Hit it with a hammer
Old 12-02-2007, 06:43 PM
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Bang them with a hammer all the way around to loosen all the dust, dirt, and small animal parts. Rotate fore and aft a couple times and pull.
Old 12-20-2007, 12:24 AM
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make sure theres no rust blocking the front of the hub keeping it locked in place also.
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