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Old 09-25-2017, 04:43 PM
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Originally Posted by 430bird60 View Post
While I was looking in the manual I noticed a spring which attaches from one shoe to the other on the front brake assembly. It runs just below the wheel cylinder and above the spindle. My car does not have that spring on either side. Anyone know if this spring is necessary? The brakes worked fine prior to the car being set up on blocks. Thanks

Most times that spring is either broken or was thrown away years earlier. I've never had an issue going without it.

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