mr2srule at att.net
Sat Apr 3 09:26:03 EDT 2010
It's a heck of a lot easier to draw the new studs home by putting on a
lug nut and tightening it....
On Apr 3, 2010, at 7:57 AM, "Arvid Jedlicka" <arvidj at visi.com> wrote:
> Donald ... and I do respect his opinion ... suggests ...
> "Take the drum off, put it on the driveway, open side down. Take a
> center punch and a big hammer. Drive out the old studs. Insert the
> new studs into the drum splines, put a big socket on the cement for
> the stud to stick down into, hold the drum level with one hand and
> use the big hammer to whack the new studs home."
> I will simply add that on every vehicle I have ever had with drum
> brakes the wheel studs have been attached to the axel flange in the
> rear and to the hub in the front, and never to the drum itself. I
> will also suggest that this is no different than my experience with
> disk brakes. But then my experience is limited to vehicles that are
> in the "light weight" category and trucks that are greater than 1
> ton may be completely different.
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