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How about a good Buick Finned Drum tech?
« on: March 11, 2005 4:06 PM »
I know a couple of you have done this...so...how 'bout it?

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How about a good Buick Finned Drum tech?
« Reply #1 on: March 22, 2005 5:50 PM »
I did it the hard way for my dads, Model A.   next time im home i will take some pics of the machine work i did.

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Re: How about a good Buick Finned Drum tech?
« Reply #2 on: June 30, 2011 6:37 AM »
do you happen to have those pics handy Aaron?
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Re: How about a good Buick Finned Drum tech?
« Reply #3 on: June 30, 2011 1:34 PM »
I have done 5 sets,  ( if I remember right ). You need access to a lathe to turn the hubs down to fit inside of the Buick drums and a drill press if your changing the bolt pattern. If you do a search on the HAMB I think you should find what your looking for. ( I see this is an old thread )
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Re: How about a good Buick Finned Drum tech?
« Reply #5 on: July 16, 2011 9:46 AM »
I did mine with far less machineing. I used the earlyer hubs (40) had a spacer ring pressed to the snout to index the drum to thee hub. The drum slides over the hub. Then I redrilled the bolt pattern on the drum to match the hub. Then all that's left is assembly with your choice of ford parts, backing plates & spindles.
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