Adjusting a Motorcycle's Rear Axle?

Answer Chain-driven motorcycles and all-terrain vehicles rely on a re-positionable rear axle to allow for adjustments in the chain's tension. The axle also determines the alignment of the rear wheel, an i... Read More »

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Does a 1999 Ford Windstar have self-adjusting rear brakes?

The 1999 Ford Windstar came equipped with drum brakes on the rear wheels. Drum brakes are self-adjusting; however, they need manual adjustment whenever the brake shoes or drums are replaced.Referen... Read More »

How to Remove Rear Drum Brakes From the Rear Axle?

The rear drum brake are also know as brake shoes, which are designed to stop the back wheels from turning by applying pressure to the inside of the brake drum. When the brake pedal is depressed, th... Read More »

How to Change the Rear Brakes on Motorcycles?

Modern motorcycle braking systems have evolved substantially over the last few decades, providing an amazing amount of braking performance compared to the older drum brake technology. In order to p... Read More »

How to Replace the Rear Drive Belt on Indian Motorcycles?

Every Indian motorcycle is different and so is the process for gaining access to the drive belt. On some Indian models the exhaust pipes will need to be removed from the engine to get to the axle n... Read More »