brakes

  1. Brake shoe touching brake rotor

    I just put new brake shoes and rotor on a 1955 willys cj5 and took it for a drive and when i let off the gas i stop it doesn't roll. Its like i have the brakes on at all times. Was wondering what to do because this model doesn't appear to have an adjustment thing for the brake shoes. They are 9...
  2. Destabilized1887

    8 lug disc conversion

    Hi all, I have a 1956 pickup V8 swapped with the stock front axle and the timken rear. The problem is the hubs are 8 lug not 5, all the disk conversions online are for 5, does anyone know of a kit or a disk that would fit with the kits on kaiser willys. Or would I have better luck getting new...
  3. Spicer 53 brake bolts

    Hey everyone, this question is about the Spicer 53 I have on my FC 170. I figured putting it in the trucks forum would get the most attention. Anyway on to it... I finally have my 53 disassembled from the axles out and I discovered the bolts that hold the brake and shims on are shaped...
  4. overton

    1948 Jeepster Needs TLC - Forum Knowledge & Opinions Please

    A 1948 Jeepster found me the other day and she needs a little love. First off, those front marker lights are not correct. Replace those? The hood does not have the hooks hold downs, could that be stock? Did they make some without hood hooks? The brakes need work. They are very stiff / hard and...
  5. Show off your Hydroboost installation

    Comrades: As part of my quest to upgrade the brakes on my '62 Willys, I've been reading about Hydroboost units on the IH forum. Driven by the power steering unit instead of engine-developed vacuum, every unit I've seen so far mounts to the firewall. This is not an option on my Willys. Has...
  6. Rear Drum - Having Trouble Putting Drum Back On

    Good Afternoon Forumers - I am having a problem with getting my rear drum back on my '58 Pickup. I have just replaced my rear shoes which came together without a problem, however, when I went to put the drum back onto passenger side rear wheel, it looks like it expanded about 1/4-1/2". This...
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