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Old 02-02-18, 01:40 PM   #191
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Originally Posted by nickh View Post
Dad used to reline brakes himself on his vintage cars and 'bikes. Considering he had been doing so since the 1950's when the lining materials were probably full of asbestos, I guess it's amazing he lasted as long as he did!

We did all our own at the quarry as well, airchisel them off and put the new ones on in a vice with a hammer and an old bolt. Dust everywhere and black faces afterwards, and don't even mention about blowing off the brake drums and also the clutch area of Gardner and Rolls flywheels with compressed air!

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