Originally Posted by rwnash
I guess your right - I'll have to take it apart and see what is going on. Sort of hoped that all new parts would give me an advantage on the brake job, but I guess that is not the case. I'll report later what I find later - right now I'm fixing the worn out slide on the table. Always something with vintage - and near vintage - units!
There are left and right hand backing plates.
If one is on the wrong side, it can cause the hangup problem.
The magnet arms should always face the front of the trailer.
Also a 75 25 foot trailer had 12 inch brakes, therefore the shoes should be 12 x 2, unless someone changed out the axles and installed 10 inch brakes.