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Replacing Ranger Rear Brakes

I just replaced my rear brakes today, and thought I would post some photos, showing how the hardware should
be assembled. These were taken on the passenger's side, but the front-to-back is the same on the driver's side.
I've seen several post by people on how to get their rear brakes back together, hopefully these photos will help.

The self-adjuster has the most parts, one thing to look out for, the threaded portion of the adjuster faces the front
brake shoe on both driver's and passenger's sides:


















































And last, but important, especially if you live where the salt the roads, put anti-seize grease on the center hub. More important
if you have aluminum alloy wheels:


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you reused the hardware, tisk tisk.

you also did not lube the backing plate where the shoe rides. tisk, tisk.
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^^ Ha Ha, I just read this and said the same thing to myself. I changed everything in my drum brakes except the wheel cyclinders. Lubed everything and even applied white lithium to the springs...
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+1 For good pics...
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Rear Disc FTW
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long time no see bob.. how the hell have you been?
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long time no see bob.. how the hell have you been?
Look when the date it was posted. He hasn't been here in a long time.
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LOL @ responding to a zombie thread......

Kudos to using the SEARCH though!!
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It got me outta hot water when I didn't know the placement of the adjuster!
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Bob replace the photo's and I'll make it a full how to
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Bob replace the photo's and I'll make it a full how to
Replace the photos?
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Maybe put them into order and a little write up on what is going on in each photo?
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Replace the photos?
Thats odd they werent working last night just red X's
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Thats odd they werent working last night just red X's
The Smugmug server may have gone down.......
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tsk tsk!!!
you should have used high temperature brake caliper grease not lithium

and you forgot to lube the slack adjuster engagement cable on the curve plate

always always clean out and lube both ends of the slack adjuster, including the threads

i have done numerous rear drum jobs ,, only to find out the slack adjuster was seized solid

( and they wonder why their parking brake never works )
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tsk tsk!!!
you should have used high temperature brake caliper grease not lithium

and you forgot to lube the slack adjuster engagement cable on the curve plate

always always clean out and lube both ends of the slack adjuster, including the threads

i have done numerous rear drum jobs ,, only to find out the slack adjuster was seized solid

( and they wonder why their parking brake never works )
I used high temp anti-seize grease on the adjuster, NOT lithium!!
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