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nissanboy

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so anyone ever sheared off the rear caliper mounting bracket?

3/4" cast iron shears off really easy evidenlty and my brakes were the victim tonight. Is this a common problem or am i special :confused:
 
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nissanboy

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ill have some soon

i only had my camera phone so pics will come as soon as i cna figure out what the hell im doing with this newfangle thing.

that flange that the braket bolts to... is that thing supposed to be perfeclt flat or is it supposed to be slightly flared towads the inside of the axle
 
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On the 8.8 I'm rebuilding, those flanges (welded to the axle tube) are flat. What did you break (the cast iron bracket or did you shear the bolts)? Holy Cow, I'd like to see pics, too.
 
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nissanboy

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sorry guys i dont have a way to get my picture phone pics on the comuter...

ok all the bolts are sheared.... and the big round hole in the braket where it goes around the axle tube is snapped in three places. the two holes that hold the caliper on are also busted.
 
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