C303 Front brake overhaul

Having not dealt with drum brakes before this is all a bit new but how hard can it be?

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2 of 3/8 -24UNF bolts in the drum pull it off.  would have been good to slack of the pads first, but it works anyway.

Managed to lift the pads out off the cylinders which allowed me to get at  the smaller springs that go from pad to pad.  Recording here they go back in the middle hole.  With those off the larger springs become accessible, those that go from the hub to the pad.  Got them off too

Does anyone know what the breather pipe is for?  Seems pointless.

 

small pipe below the brake adjuster bolt
small pipe below the brake adjuster bolt

Now a quick wash

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Cleaned up, painted and 2 new brake cylinders installed
Cleaned up, painted and 2 new brake cylinders installed
Pads on.  The book only has the main spring, I had a second spring per pad.  Are they needed.  Hope not
Pads on. The book only has the main spring, I had a second spring per pad. Are they needed. Hope not
Brake drum gets a coat of copper grease on the rim.
Brake drum gets a coat of copper grease on the rim.

Brake drum on. Finished
Brake drum on. Finished
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