rear discs

ken crosley

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help need new handbrake shoes. how the hell do i best get the rear discs off. have tried penetrating oil.big hammer. will heat be any good?? thanks in anticipation kc. handbook crap
 

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you have to release the hand brake shoes first. You place a screwdriver through a wheel stud hole at 2 oclock (the position not the time lol) feel for the ratchet and work it free. I have a drawing somewhere if it would be of any use to you?
 

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Moved to wheels and tyres. I know it's not actually related to wheels or tyres, but it's closer than "general discussion" :)
 
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ken crosley

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ian i know all that i have got free running discs my question is how do you get the disc off is seems to be bloody welded on brother in law a mechanic says they rust on and very often the disc breaks banging them off (still they have to come off)
 

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The disk is Grey Cast Iron and quite mallable for a casting. Just an Idea, how about applying Freezer spray (obtained from your local plumbers merchants or dare I say B&Q ) to the disk rather than the shaft that the disk sits on. The contraction may just break the rust seal without harming the disk itself?

*edited thought* you have removed the alan screw from the disk?
 
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