Rear brake shoes R60/5

Discussion in 'Airheads' started by frozenpeas, Apr 27, 2013.

  1. frozenpeas

    frozenpeas Adventurer

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    [​IMG]Ok, the bike is pretty, but now the fun begins. I have gear oil weeping from the rear end hole. So I figured I'd take a look at the now non existent braking from the rear. Yes, it's full of dirt and greasy substance. I wanted to remove the brake shoes, but the Clymer mention a c clip to remove, but I don't have. Can you tell me what do I remove and how, to get the brake shoes off?
    Looks like the splines need service too. I'm gonna try and post a few pics. Thanks
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  2. Bill Harris

    Bill Harris Confirmed Curmudgeon

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    That circlip is only on the fronts shoes. On the rears, remove the springs and they're off.

    --Bill
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  3. frozenpeas

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    Bill Harris Confirmed Curmudgeon

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    Seen better days. Maybe 2/3 worn. Hansen can weld and remachine the splines and fix that nasty leak.

    --Bill
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  5. Plaka

    Plaka Brevis illi vita est

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    Toast. How bad are the ones in the wheel?

    One morning I wake up and I got 3 nuts. Only had 2 when I went to bed. I go to the doctor and he confirms an inguinal hernia. He says I can live with it as long as I want but avoid long trips and especially air travel.

    You got splines like that.
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  6. frozenpeas

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    That's hysterical. What ya figure the mileage it would take to wear those suckers like that? The wheel has to be done to. Your doctor would prescribe the same limitations for the cup.
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  7. Plaka

    Plaka Brevis illi vita est

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    depends on how little they were lubed and how the bike was ridden.
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  8. Pokie

    Pokie Just plain Pokie.

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    It's easy to pop the shoes off, just jam a large flat blade screwdriver between the upper shoe and the rear drive and pry. The shoes will "fly" off so don't get your hand in the way. To put them back on, fit both springs to the shoes (while they're off), fit the bottom shoe then hook the top shoe on it's mount and lever it up. If it doesn't snap into place, you may have to make sure the shoe isn't hung up on the case (by taking a flat blade screw driver and prying out the bottom of the shoe at the pivot.

    Does that make sense?
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  9. frozenpeas

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    I think Ill do it!
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