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Weight on rear drum
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Hello everyone, I am currently in the process of redoing all of the brakes on our stang and noticed one of the weights was broken off of one of the rear drums, is this going to be an issue? do I need to buy a new drum, weld a weight on comparable in size to the other side? what, to do, thanks.

351w - Ford racing GT40X 178 cc aluminum heads - Ford racing(crane) 1.7 roller rockers - Comp Cams 280H magnum cam .544" / .544" lift - ARP fasteners - hedman longtubes - magnaflow exhaust with X pipe -  MSD digital 6al box - MSD coil - optima red top battery - tuff stuff 140 amp alternator - ported weiand stealth intake  - edelbrock 1406 600 carb  - march pullies and brackets - Be cool fan controller - derale electric fan - FMX trans - motive 4.11 gears - traction lok - competition engineering subframe connectors - lakewood traction bars.                                            










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#2
Rear brake drum is heavy rotating mass and there will be a vibration if unbalanced.

I would get a replacement drum...cheap enough (check Rock Auto) then no worries.

Good Luck
Paul
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#3
That's kind of what I thought but didn't want to hear.

351w - Ford racing GT40X 178 cc aluminum heads - Ford racing(crane) 1.7 roller rockers - Comp Cams 280H magnum cam .544" / .544" lift - ARP fasteners - hedman longtubes - magnaflow exhaust with X pipe -  MSD digital 6al box - MSD coil - optima red top battery - tuff stuff 140 amp alternator - ported weiand stealth intake  - edelbrock 1406 600 carb  - march pullies and brackets - Be cool fan controller - derale electric fan - FMX trans - motive 4.11 gears - traction lok - competition engineering subframe connectors - lakewood traction bars.                                            










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#4
If Ford didn't think it would have been a problem without it, they would not have spent the 25 cents it cost to put it there.

Chuck
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