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Old 01-06-2014, 04:11 PM   #21
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What? You going to destroy the dreams of multiple wanna be authors that repeat what they read elsewhere? There has to be a patent out there just waiting for the "better board"! Sorry, but I just can't sit here and condone the shattering of such lofty dreams.
Marco, Buster T. just LAFFS himself silly when I tell him "THEY" are still tryin' to make a BETTER MOUSE TRAP Bill W.
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Old 01-14-2014, 03:35 PM   #22
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Following Marco, Patrick and Purdy's suggestions I now have good braking action on all 4 wheels and no overheating. Thanks guys, I am very grateful for your help!

I think previously the brake pedal action was just taking up the slack and not moving the front levers back far enough to actually spread the shoes. I still don't understand why that was causing the front drums to overheat when driving along normally without using the brakes.
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Following Marco, Patrick and Purdy's suggestions I now have good braking action on all 4 wheels and no overheating. Thanks guys, I am very grateful for your help!

I think previously the brake pedal action was just taking up the slack and not moving the front levers back far enough to actually spread the shoes. I still don't understand why that was causing the front drums to overheat when driving along normally without using the brakes.


I was kinda under the impression that you were trying to adjust them incorrectly. It seemed to me that you had the wedges way too tight. Glad you got working properly.
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Marco, Buster T. just LAFFS himself silly when I tell him "THEY" are still tryin' to make a BETTER MOUSE TRAP Bill W.
The guy who designed these has done a pretty good job.

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