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post #1 of 8 (permalink) Old Aug 7th, 02, 07:58 AM Thread Starter
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Drivers side rear wheel locks up prematurely under moderate pressure. Car is 68 factory front disc with new m/c, booster and rebuilt 4 piston calipers. Rear is stock drums with newer linings and wheel cylinders, no leaks, everything looks ok back there. Any ideas?
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post #2 of 8 (permalink) Old Aug 7th, 02, 09:30 AM
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if any of your rear lines are rubber and are a few years old theres your problem. also what about the condition of the rear metal lines (original) could they be getting clogged up or the factory proportioning valve. but my bet is the rear rubber lines
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replacing the rubber hoses on the front corrected the same problem up front. However, there is only the one rubber line feeding the back for both sides so I didn't think that was the problem back there. Maybe I should just break down and do the new metal axle lines and replace the rubber hose?
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post #4 of 8 (permalink) Old Aug 7th, 02, 01:32 PM
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sounds like a plan go to brakes and scroll through the old posts i remember seeing a post on different vendors for replacemant lines and which ones fit best good luck
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post #6 of 8 (permalink) Old Aug 7th, 02, 01:59 PM
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I'd say replace shoes, spring kits, and resurface drums.

Also check backing plates for wear.

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post #7 of 8 (permalink) Old Aug 8th, 02, 07:52 AM
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is is adjusted a bit tighter than the other side? maybe back it off a bit, and do a few hard backwards stops to adjust the rear brakes the proper way. just get going in reverse about 10-15 mph on tar or concrete, and stab the brake as hard as you can. do that a few times, and the brakes should be set properly.

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post #8 of 8 (permalink) Old Aug 9th, 02, 06:59 AM
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I'm thinking either rubber flaked off the rear line and went into the right line thereby creating a blockage or your new M/C may not be correct app. Try bleeding the rears again looking for equal volume from both rears or even using air to blow out the lines with some cheesecloth tied to the end so you can see if anything comes out. Otherwise, it would seem to be an adjustment problem or parts mix-up at the back. Good luck with it!


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