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#1265886 Mon May 14 2018 06:35 PM
Joined: Nov 2017
Posts: 10
Can anyone tell me the brake lining thickness on a new shoe for a 1946 1.5 ton front and rear please?

Joined: Nov 2017
Posts: 10
I was really hopeful someone here could help me with this question.

Joined: Jun 2011
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Lining is usually sold in the correct thickness as it comes, with rare exceptions. We don't usually have to grind the thickness to fit, just to fit the curve of the drum.


'37 GMC T-18 w/ DD 4-53T, RTO-610, 6231 aux., '95 GMC running gear, full disc brakes, power steering, 22.5 wheels and tires.
'47 GMC 1 ton w/ 302, NP-540, 4wd, full width Blazer front axle.
'54 GMC 630 w/ 503 gasser, 5 speed, ex fire truck, shortened WB 4', install 8' bed.
'55 GMC 370 w/270, 420 4 speed, grain, dump bed truck from ND. Works OK.

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