Removing Rear Drum Brakes?

Answer Removing rear drum brakes for replacement is considerably different than doing so for disc brakes. Rear drum brakes use brake shoes rather than pads, which mainly work with the parking brake. Openi... Read More »

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Removing Rear Drum Brakes on a 92 GMC Truck?

The tools required for replacing the rear brakes on your 1992 GMC truck can be found in most toolboxes. Labor rates are high , and you should do any of the maintenance that you can yourself to save... Read More »

How to Replace Rear Drum Brakes With Disc Brakes?

Most all of the newer make and model vehicles come with front and rear disc brakes, but there are some vehicles that do come equipped with drum brakes. The drum brakes can be converted to disc brak... 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 »

Tips on Removing Rear Drum Brake Pads?

Rear brakes are a lot harder to change than front brakes. Stuck drums, springs, dust and a variety of other obstacles makes the job difficult. However, the job is not impossible if you use a little... Read More »