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Why need to turn new brake drums?!

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Old May 22nd 18, 05:01 PM posted to rec.autos.tech
Scott Dorsey
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Default Why need to turn new brake drums?!

In article >,
> wrote:
>On Friday, March 5, 1999 at 2:00:00 AM UTC-6, Michael Shell wrote:
>> Years ago I bought a new set of rear brake drums for my early 1970's
>> Ford. After the brake job I noticed a vibration when braking and, sure enough,
>> the new drums were slightly out of round - turning the new drums cured the
>> problem.

Wow, THAT is an old post! prism.gatech.edu!

>a while back I put new drums on my 1964 Valiant, now I have discovered that they need to be turned, brake pedal pulsates while braking,

Have you been using the torque wrench on the tires, or letting the kids at
the tire shop use an impact wrench on them?
"C'est un Nagra. C'est suisse, et tres, tres precis."

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