How to Remove Drum Brakes Using a Hammer & Crowbar

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Use hammers, crowbars and penetrating oil to remove old drum brakes that are tough to remove; learn how from our expert custom-car mechanic in this free auto-remodeling video.

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Ok, the next step is penetrating oil, hammers and pry bars. There's other things we've got coming after that if this doesn't work. We do nothing but old cars here so we've got an arsenal of tools to try to get cars taken apart with. So, we put some penetrating oil on there. He's going to peek in the adjuster window there, a little bit, and make sure there's plenty of clearance. Mark is saying that the adjuster screw is backed all the way off; there's nothing hanging up in there. So, this is a two man affair here. You pry on one side, bash on the other. I heard a little piece break off there. So, starting to make a mess here. If we were trying to save the brake drum, trying to reuse any of this, we wouldn't be bashing on it with a big heavy hammer like that.


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