Brake drum diameter

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doubleload
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Brake drum diameter

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What is the maximum diameter for the 11X3 front drum? No dimension was found on the drum and the brake shop was not able to look up a dimension.

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Re: Brake drum diameter

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Hello,

I am assuming that you are asking about the "Inside Diameter" (ID).

If you are, please find the attached along with the document references (Ford Blue Book and 1962 Ford Shop Manual) that are of significant value.

Assuming that you have a 1962, other documents that are also of significant value to start are,

1962 Thunderbird Electrical Assembly Manual - purchased from Jim Osborne Reproductions
1962 Thunderbird Body/Interior Assembly Manual - purchased from Jim Osborne Reproductions
Original Factory Specifications, Volume 4 1962 thru 1963 - purchased from VTCI

Hope the above is of assistance.

All the Best,

Jonathan
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Re: Brake drum diameter

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doubleload wrote:
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What is the maximum diameter for the 11X3 front drum? No dimension was found on the drum and the brake shop was not able to look up a dimension.
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Re: Brake drum diameter

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Thanks. As always you guys are ready to help.

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