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Author Topic: Rear Brake Shoes 10" 71 Charger  (Read 1609 times)
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« on: July 24, 2005, 12:14:42 PM »

I need to replace the rear drum shoes on my Charger, I call around and locate them at Advance Auto. Pick them up with hardware kit. I bring them home remove the old one on the drivers side reassembled.  The  return spiring hole on the old one is a slot on the new ones the spring will not hold. I call them back they locate what is supposed to be Bendix with the hole for the spring go over this morning they have a slot. It appears somenone repackaged new shoes in the correct box. He is ordering another set as well as another rebuild kit. I say ok an go to Autozone he pulls the shoes same deal a slot instead of hole no go. Have any of you ran into this problem? How can they say these work on a 71 Charger when they do not. I was hoping for a little dirve today does not look like it is going to happen.

Thanks for any advice you may give me.
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« Reply #1 on: July 24, 2005, 02:43:15 PM »

Due to a lack of early cores a lot of stores are selling the '76 and later shoes to fit the early cars but they won't work without the proper hardware kit. The Bendix kit number is H7044.
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« Reply #2 on: July 24, 2005, 05:28:19 PM »

Thank you John. I'm doing my 72 Charger brakes this fall. Glad you found us.
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