Thanks Eric and Chuck. I'll pass these along to the gent asking. Eric, would you describe what you mean by " hauled the drum to the hub once the nut is off" please. By the way, here is a video of a Pontiac guy running into a problem getting the hub off the drum. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xT9tx-0psoo Thanks, Gary H. > -------Original Message------- > From: Eric Sturgis > > That was pretty easy on my 62 Chrysler Newport I started by loosening > the brake drums by backing them off so that they won’t be fall out > position I then remove the dust cap at the center of the hub remove > the cotter pin and the cover and undid the bolts that held the > bearings on and hauled the drum to the hub once the nut is off which > was very easy to do the drum just kind of falls off the car you just > gently pull on it keep in mind it’s heavy you don’t wanted to hit the > ground and possibly break up but just pull it off nothing to it > > On 11/24/19, chuckiiikropke < > wrote: > > I thought the hub drum and studs were all one peace on the fronts of our > > cars I could be wrong stuff was changing so fast back then. So you have to > > take the dust cap off and the cotter pin and the castle nut are exposed and > > you remove them and it should slide off unless the drum has a ridge on the > > the edge and the shoes won't let it release, then you have to adjust the > > star wheel to bring the shoes in and pry off hopefully. Same for the rear > > only the drum rots to the axle hub and you need kroil to soak in through the > > studs and hit with a hammer on the edge that should release the drum. I know > > if you are having trouble with bearings or races they can be replaced. You > > can take those out by cleaning the grease out and you will see half moons on > > the back side of the race take a brass punch and drive them out alittle on > > each side evenly they come right out. The parts store should have that to > > replace. Hope this helps.ChuckSent via the Samsung Galaxy S7 active, an AT&T > > 4G LTE smartphone > > -------- Original message --------From: 6 > > Date: 11/24/19 7:28 PM (GMT-06:00) To: 1962-1965 Mopar Mail List Clubhouse > > <1962to1965mopars@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> Subject: front wheel hub from the brake > > drum removal? Hi all,I received a question about removing the front wheel > > hub. I seem to recall we had a discussion about this quite some time ago. I > > can't recall the suggestions, so maybe you do? Here is his question:> >> > > How do you remove the front wheel hub from the brake drum? Shop manual> >> > > doesn't address it and I don't want to destroy the hub by too much> >> > > gorilla force.Any tips/suggestions?Thanks,Gary H. -- -- -- -- Please address private email -- email of interest to only one person -- directly to that person. That is, email your parts/car transactions and negotiations, as well as other personal messages, only to the intended recipient. Do not just press "reply" and send your email to everyone using the general '62-'65 Clubhouse public email address. This practice will protect your privacy, reduce the total volume of mail and fine-tune the content signal to Mopar topic. Thanks! 1962 to 1965 Mopar Clubhouse Discussion Guidelines: http://www.1962to1965mopar.ornocar.org/mletiq.html and http://www.1962to1965mopar.ornocar.com/general_disclaimer.html. -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "The 1962 to 1965 Mopar Mail List Clubhouse" group. http://groups.google.com/group/1962to1965mopars?hl=en. --- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "The 1962 to 1965 Mopar Mail List Clubhouse" group. To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an email to 1962to1965mopars+unsubscribe@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx. To view this discussion on the web visit https://groups.google.com/d/msgid/1962to1965mopars/20191125223421.21420.qmail%40server309.com.