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Old 06-22-2011, 11:27 AM   #15
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Originally Posted by 1953 Flying View Post
So, I went to my local RV store to purchase new 12" backer plates. As Andy has mentioned the backer plates didn't fit. In order for them to work, I would have to have them machined down in order to fit. Are their any other options or is it time to bite the bullet and get a new axle?
You don't need a new axle, but you must have the back side of the drums machined "down".

Drums back then were made very different from today.


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