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Offline GetSchwifty

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Cb750 drum brake squeal
« on: July 15, 2016, 06:48:21 pm »
My cb750k has been having some REALLY bad squeal from the drum so badly it shakes my whole foot.

It just started doing this after I let it sit for a couple days waiting for a new chain to come in, and I re-tensioned the chain, so could it just be that the drum brake is slightly offset or do I need to change my shoes?
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Re: Cb750 drum brake squeal
« Reply #1 on: July 15, 2016, 06:57:04 pm »
If you had the axle loose you probably just need to re-center the brake panel in the drum.
Loosen the axle and apply the brakes to re-center the panel then tighten axle.
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Offline GetSchwifty

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Re: Cb750 drum brake squeal
« Reply #2 on: July 15, 2016, 07:03:20 pm »
Just the actual axle, or should I loosen the tensioning bolt for the axle as well?
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