How to Read a Brake Drum Micrometer?

Answer When repairing automotive brake drums, manufacturers specify minimum tolerances, or the maximum amount of wear that a part can undergo before the part must be replaced. During the process of turnin... Read More »

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How to Use a Drum Micrometer?

A drum micrometer is used to measure the inside diameter of the brake drum on vehicles with drum braking systems, primarily for rear brakes, but some antiques have four-wheel drum braking systems. ... Read More »

How to Use and Read an Outside Micrometer?

Machinists, manufacturing and engine professionals use an outside micrometer to measure the outside diameter of a cylindrical or spherical object to one ten-thousandth of an inch (.0001). Micromete... Read More »

How to Read a Micrometer Chart?

Micrometers are precision tools that measure small objects. A micrometer consists of measuring rods, a locking lever, a thimble and a friction screw. The thimble is rotated by the friction screw, c... Read More »

How to Convert a Drum Brake to a Disk Brake on a 1967 Mustang?

Performing a brake conversion on a 1967 Mustang from drum brake to a disc brake is performed because of the several advantages. Heat is dissipated when the car stops. Disc brakes perform better du... Read More »