• 0 Vote(s) - 0 Average
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Need Help With Brake Shoe Size
Hey guys I am trying to order some new break parts for my car but I am unsure what my brake shoe size would be, and there is tons of options on rockauto.com

I have a 71 coupe 302.

Remove the drum and measure the inner diameter of the drum and the width of the shoe.

Rick Bombard
1971 Grabber Green Mach 1 351C 4V
2013 Race Red California Special Convertible
1973 Medium Copper Metallic Convertible 302 4V     SOLD
1953 F-100 project

71mach351;30764 Wrote:Remove the drum and measure the inner diameter of the drum and the width of the shoe.

yep, thanks i found out i needed a 10X2 shoe.

i just bought me a mustang and i have to replace the brake shoes. so i've measured the diameter (10") and the width of the shoes is (nearly exact) 1 3/4" but the width of the drums is (a little bit more than) 2". is that normal? and if i need a new drum, do i need a 2" or a 1 3/4" drum?


I am sorry for my bad english. I am from Austria, so I speak German much better Tongue
Share Thread:  

Possibly Related Threads...
Thread Author Replies Views Last Post
  Underdash brake pedal support turtle5353 17 296 4 hours ago
Last Post: c9zx
runninpony Brake Pedal Push Rod NOT A T5 5 202 07-11-2018, 05:47 PM
Last Post: Carolina_Mountain_Mustangs
runninpony Parking Brake Clip NOT A T5 6 182 07-11-2018, 05:18 AM
Last Post: NOT A T5
  Parking brake cables shaheenk 3 166 07-03-2018, 02:57 AM
Last Post: shaheenk
  I fixed my emergency brake today downwardspiral 3 265 06-19-2018, 05:32 PM
Last Post: downwardspiral
runninpony Russell SS Brake Hoses NOT A T5 4 317 06-06-2018, 12:04 PM
Last Post: Hemikiller
  Reman Power Brake Booster Slack. 72 H-code 9 316 06-04-2018, 11:13 AM
Last Post: 72 H-code
  Soft Brake Pedal (Circle Track Mustang) jdwest711 16 426 05-23-2018, 11:47 AM
Last Post: Don C

Users browsing this thread: 1 Guest(s)