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  • Brakes: Help snapped brake adjusting bolt

    I may or may not have snapped the adjusting bolt for the brake shoes on my ‘47 commander was wondering if anyone knew how I could remove it

  • #2
    It's a continuously rotating thing. How would it have snapped? Was it rusted tight?
    RadioRoy, specializing in AM/FM conversions with auxiliary inputs for iPod/satellite/CD player. In the old car radio business since 1985.

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    • #3
      Front or rear?
      Just trying to figure...did it snap while tightening the shoes against the drums, or...?
      Either way, I can't imagine getting it out of there without removing the drum.
      Andy
      62 GT

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      • #4
        It’s the rear when pulling off the drum the shoe came with and snapped the bolt

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        • #5
          got a picture? If it's like I think it is, i'd take a grinder to the back and take the head off.

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          • #6
            There isn’t a clip I can take out and bang the rest of the bolt out is there?

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            • #7
              Are these the eccentrics like on Avanti? If so, you should be able to tap it out as the nut part just locks it in position.
              Post a picture as Ronnie suggested.
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