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Customs Relining/rebuilding steel brake drums on a 61 buick special?

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by Hot Rod Chris, May 5, 2017.

  1. Hot Rod Chris
    Joined: Mar 31, 2011
    Posts: 464

    Hot Rod Chris

    Is it possible to get a set of steel brake drum relined/rebuilt (lack of better word)? I got my rear drums that are bad, and can't find any for a decent price. Only found 1 place that sells them and at 122 buck a piece seems a little steep for this poor boy. Can't find a used set for sale anywhere unless someone has a pair laying around they are willing to part with?

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  2. squirrel
    Joined: Sep 23, 2004
    Posts: 51,202


    That's the problem with old cars, some of the parts are expensive. I've never heard of anyone adding metal back to worn out drums.

    Hey, it could be worse...have you priced getting spark plugs replaced on a late model car at the dealer lately? makes spending $250 to fix your brakes sound like a bargain
  3. wsdad
    Joined: Dec 31, 2005
    Posts: 1,258


    I have a 63 Buick Special parts car I'll sell you.

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