Re: Garelli brakes wearing out quickly

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> live ɘvil Wrote:

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> Before you tighten axle nuts, wrap a bungee cord around that brake lever

> and handle bar to apply brakes as you tighten the axle. This will center

> the backing plate and pads within the drum to help improve wear and

> braking power.

I've seen that^ posted before .

Doesn't the brake plate have a hole only big enough for the axle , which should center it ?

Or , are we concerned about a severely bent axle ? If so , are they commonly that weak ?

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