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My rear brake backing plates are in poor condition... do you just undo the callipers and brake disks to remove them? or is there more to it?
 

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Nope, that's about it, other than unhooking the shoe springs and removing the pins/centering springs - Allen key required, push them down then turn 90 degrees and they pop out...
 

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Thanks.... I wasn't sure if you had to touch the dreaded rear wheel bearings?


Nope, that's about it, other than unhooking the shoe springs and removing the pins/centering springs - Allen key required, push them down then turn 90 degrees and they pop out...
 

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Thanks.... I wasn't sure if you had to touch the dreaded rear wheel bearings?
If you mean the sheet metal plates that shield the disk then they are clamped between the hub and the axle tube...pretty sure half shaft will need to be removed. Sure someone will be along soon to confirm one way or the other!
 

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Ah, my mistake, if its the dust shields, then yes I think half shafts have to come out.

I was thinking you meant the brake shoes....
 

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Yes half shafts definitely need to be removed. however they are not particularly difficult to get out
 
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