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post #1 of 10 (permalink) Old Mar 22nd, 09, 01:43 PM Thread Starter
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hi i'm new here and don't own a camaro,but i heard this was the best place to get advice(my parents have a 67 camaro). I do have a 68 firebird with a brake problem is there anybody who can help me?
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post #2 of 10 (permalink) Old Mar 22nd, 09, 02:06 PM
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Welcome. What is the problem with your brakes.
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post #3 of 10 (permalink) Old Mar 22nd, 09, 02:08 PM
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Re: bad brakes

whats the problem? im sure somebody can help you if you describe the problem.
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post #4 of 10 (permalink) Old Mar 22nd, 09, 02:17 PM
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Just hit reply and post back what's wrong and I'm sure we can help you out.

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post #5 of 10 (permalink) Old Mar 22nd, 09, 02:19 PM Thread Starter
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Re: bad brakes

the fronts lock up really bad and it just started to happen out of the blue. everything is fairly new( with in 1 1/2 years) the only part thats not is the distrubtion block( all power drums all around)
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Welcome Josh where all here to help as much as possible. Fire away.....

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post #7 of 10 (permalink) Old Mar 22nd, 09, 02:28 PM
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OK, let's start..

Are the short shoes forward?? Are the star wheels properly backed off?

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post #8 of 10 (permalink) Old Mar 22nd, 09, 02:29 PM Thread Starter
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the fronts lock up really bad, it just started happening everything is new(within 1 1/2 years) except the distrabution block, could that be it?
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post #9 of 10 (permalink) Old Mar 22nd, 09, 02:31 PM Thread Starter
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sorry this is all new to me. they were fine on day and the next not too good. i've taken both wheels off and everything seems fine
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post #10 of 10 (permalink) Old Mar 23rd, 09, 05:54 PM
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Does the car pull at all when they lock up?
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