Rear Drum Brakes

Replaced rear wheel cylinders and brake pads including hardware. Ran into an issue where the passenger side rear wheel for some reason was a millimeter or so off and had to lightly file down for the replacement part to fit.

The original wheel cylinders look way cooler since they have to old school Toyota logo on them. But they are super rusty, could rebuild them if i wanted to.

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Engine Transmission Pull

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Pertronix Ignition

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Mellow Sous Vide Teardown

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