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1931Harlet
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01-13-20 07:56 AM - Post#2784311    

I am overhauling the complete brake system, front and back, cleaning, painting, new liners, etc. for my 1931 Coupe. Is there a written procedure(for dummies)on how to adjust and centralize the brakes after all 4 corners have been installed. I can only find bits and pieces on how to do this. I am unsure how to adjust or set the Service Brake Camshaft Operating Levers. Any help would be appreciated.
Keith_Knox
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01-13-20 08:49 AM - Post#2784314    

Do you have a service manual, it should be in there.
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1971BB427
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01-15-20 09:35 AM - Post#2784431    

This may be of help.

https://www.fillingstation.com/articles/brakelocki...

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BearsFan315
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01-16-20 03:28 AM - Post#2784464    

yes there is a pretty clear procedure that was in the the Service News as well as the owners/repair manual. not sure if the 31 requires the special brake tool like the 29 & 30 do to hold the crossshaft(s) on place
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