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Old 06-14-2003, 03:49 PM
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The parking brake must be fully released, and you may have to ratchet it back on the adjuster a few clicks to get the shoes below the groove in the little drum. The adjuster is accessable through one of the lug bolt holes, about 1:30 I think. Turn the rotor until you can see the star wheel, then stick a screwdriver or brake tool in there and turn it a bit. I don't remember which way, alas, but one way will tighten and the other loosen -- the direction will the be opposite on the other side.

The rotor can also stick to the hub -- a few taps with a steel hammer will usually break it loose.

You may have the original rotors on there, in which case I'd expect them to be rusted down pretty good.

Peter
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