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Thread: Things that make HAPPY ''''''

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    Default Re: Things that make HAPPY ''''''

    Been having repeated trouble to get the 4 trailer braked wheels to work together for a while doing fine adjustments to get an even heat temperature on each wheel while preventing one wheel from locking up.
    Well worked the morning and for the arvo spent time dismantling one drum brake to find one shoe was hitting the outer drum on a angle to the flat circular surface and some shredding the to the shoe linings creating lock ups even when adjusted in. (4 brakes were fitted new across August to Oct)
    Trailer manu who I use said have the new shoe for nothing even though I wanted to pay as they are only cheap.
    All brakes working in sync like a gem now. Hilux SR5 dual cab front brakes don't like towing trailers that can't fully brake there own weight.
    Cheers Garry

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    l re-built one of my old Kawa KBL27A whippys, the original and still the best!




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    Default Re: Things that make HAPPY ''''''

    Quote Originally Posted by Redeye View Post
    l re-built one of my old Kawa KBL27A whippys, the original and still the best!
    How far back did you buy it Red,and how many years service did you get from it..

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    early 90's, put it away for maybe 10 years? Got another one, similar age, will rebuild it too (got a set of rings/head gasket l'll put in the other one too)




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