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Rear Wheel Cylinder Adjusters Frozen
#1286668 Fri Nov 09 2018 01:36 AM
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Only 3 months old and already rusted tight! Living in Hawaii has its advantages but corrosion isn't one of them. I had to pull the drums off, soak the threads on the cylinders and put a channel lock on them to break them free. Once freed up they're fine but I was surprised at how quickly they had tried to weld themselves into one solid mass. No wonder those pinion wheel seem so fragile!

This isn't much of a topic but it has been a week since anything new in the Ton's of Fun thread so I thought I'd throw it out there.

Re: Rear Wheel Cylinder Adjusters Frozen
Eureka Jim #1286680 Fri Nov 09 2018 02:35 AM
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Jim, your not the only one that has happened to. I always unscrew them all the way out, clean them up nice and put a touch of grease, or anti-seize, on the thread.....not much and not to where it will get on the shoe....but inside the adjuster.

Nice reminder.


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Re: Rear Wheel Cylinder Adjusters Frozen
Eureka Jim #1286687 Fri Nov 09 2018 04:27 AM
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Humidity causes rust here too - it also make it feel colder than it is.

Well, at least that pesky volcano has settled down! We have been keeping an eye on the news since we have rented a place to stay in Volcano in January. We wanted to be close to the park so glad to hear it's open again.


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