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Cylinder boot

12. Valve

Figure 2G-5. Brake Master Cylinder -Exploded View

I CAUTION |

Front shoe (2) and rear shoe (2A) are of different widths on 1963 and later models. Narrow shoe must be in rear position and wide shoe in front position.

Assemble shoes (2) to lower return spring (3), position shoe assembly on plate anchor block at bottom of side cover and install top spring. Short hook is inserted in elongated hole on front shoe. Reassemble wheel.

ADJUSTING REAR WHEEL BRAKE SHOES (Fig. 2G-4)

Raise rear wheel so it can be turned freely by hand. Brakes are adjusted by means of two adjusting cams located on outside of brake side cover. Turn front adjusting cam nut (1) counterclockwise until wheel has noticeable drag. Spin wheel forward and backward to center shoes. Slowly turn cam nut clockwise until wheel turns freely. Repeat process on rear cam nut (2) which spreads shoes with a clockwise rotation and retracts shoes with a counterclockwise rotation.

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