Rebuild is not that difficult you'll be thankful later.Next up is the rear coaster brake; I think I have some ‘play’ issues here.
I’ve seen some videos on YouTube and am trying to avoid a complete rebuild; is there a way I can just loosen this up, blast it with carb cleaner and lube, put it together ‘a little tighter’ and be good?
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actually, as far as accumulation, we haven’t gotten anything to note…. We’re at about 1/3 the typical snowfall as of today.Wow. You guys get real snow. The lowest temperature we’ve gotten here in ‘Bama is 9 degrees and that was for one day. If you ever wanted to incite a riot, pay the local meteorologists to say the word “snow”.
I’m going to tear it apart and see what I come up with.I’m not so sure that is too much play. Keep in mind your front chain wheel has more teeth than the rear cog. So a quarter turn in the rear does not mean a quarter turn of the cranks.
However, I personally can’t resist rebuilding everything. That’s the fun for me.
See not that badI think it’ll work: I did the front wheel too
I didn’t take pictures of the lube job as my hands were full…. But super lube done
…. I also had some pretty loose spokes: snugged those up too
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Maybe a little, but not much….. it’s definitely super smooth now!Did the rebuild reduce the amount of play?
I have few of those Bendix find they all have the same thingMaybe a little, but not much….. it’s definitely super smooth now!
I’m Guessing those 2 half shell things are the brake pads. I cleaned the groves out, but i can definitely see some wear on them…. Maybe their wear (thinness) is causing what seems like extra back pedal?
I’m not going to try to find thicker shoes and will just deal with the back pedal however it comes out….
Another shout out to @Indyjps who gave me the carb cleaner tip.those hub assemblies came up awesome man!