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Old 01-14-2021, 12:47 PM   #21
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hello ruth
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Iam i am rebuilding most everything
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Old 01-14-2021, 01:18 PM   #22
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kwisor,

I have been working on cars all my life and have a degree in mechanical engineering. I also found the instructions to be confusing and had to read through all the instructions several times and watch the videos several times. Just take your time and if you have questions as you go ask the group or a local Model A person who has installed the kit. Make sure your brakes are in good shape to begin with.

Another hint is to use an IR temperature sensor to help adjust the brakes. The front brakes should be a little warmer than the back. Mine are about 135 in the front and 125 in the rear after a normal drive. It took me about 5 drives to get them mostly correct and I still plan some additional adjustments.
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I deleted all the spelling/grammar posts... but wanted to say - you guys handled that beautifully.
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I deleted all the spelling/grammar posts... but wanted to say - you guys handled that beautifully.
Thank You. Appreciate all that you do to keep this blog up and running.
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Old 01-14-2021, 03:45 PM   #25
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i want to thank everyone for all the info. after reading and watching all the videos i think i have a good idea as to how to install the kit. I did get a missing part in the kit. One of the frt roller pins. I have emailed ted. he said he would look into it i hope that does not take long i would like to get this completed
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Old 01-16-2021, 02:26 PM   #26
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hello All
I started the install today on the rear backing plates the track assys are worn out on both and on one the adj threads are striped out. I found new backing plates at mike's model a parts so i have them on order.
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