I'll try that. Key word here is try!
On Monday, April 12, 2004, at 08:50 AM, Bill Day wrote:
> No, they shoudl be bled fine, however the light sponginess is likely
> under adjusted rear shoes. I fought my brakes for months till I
> that. Get the rearend off the ground and pull the little black
> rubber plug
> from inside the back plate on each side. Using to small screwdrivers
> can then adjust the "Auto Adjuster) to move your shoes out to actually
> contact the drum. There should be some resistance when trying to turn
> wheels by hand. If the spongineess continues bleed again witht he shoes
> adjusted out.
> Bill Day
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> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Terrible Tom" <SilverEightynine@aol.com>
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> Sent: Monday, April 12, 2004 1:49 AM
> Subject: Re: DML: Re: Bleeding thy breaks?
>> Mallett, Donald B wrote:
>>> Thanks for the help guys! Did them today and all went good. The
>>> still feel a little soft, Not firm as if the dealer did them. But
>>> stop on a dime and give a nickel change. I did realize after I was
>>> packed up the tools and cleaned up that I had the e-brake on! Would
>>> cause a bad bleeding and/or the soft peddle?
>> ehhhhhh it might... having the parking brake on mechanically forces
>> shoes in the braking position. Thus the return springs cannot retract
>> the shoes, and thus the pistons in the rear brake cylinders will not
>> pushed back in. But I do not know if this would prevent the cylinders
>> from being properly bled.
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