BRAKES AND REAR WHEEL ASSEMBLY
b. Adjust rod ends to allow pedal a vertical
purge it with clean hydraulic fluid. To purge
position. Tighten rod ends.
c. Loosen master cylinder rod end and screw
(1). Fill the reservoir with fluid. Work the
rod in until contact is made with the piston
piston through the entire stroke until fluid is
(very light pressure). Back off rod 1/2 turn.
forced from the fitting end of the cylinder.
(2). Fill the reservoir with fluid. Work the
OUTSIDE REAR WHEELS.
fitting hole, continue to work the piston until
at least 1/4 pint (.118 Itr.) of fluid is expelled
f r o m the fitting hole. Throughout the
purging, keep sufficient fluid in the reservoir
10-23. There are five (5) wheels attached to the
to prevent air from being pumped into the
rear unit. Four (4) identical internal expanding
brakes act on the four (4) outside wheels. The
two (2) oscillating wheels on each side of the
(3). Cap fitting end of cylinder. Then fill
center wheel are pin mounted. The center
wheel is separately mounted and is spring
adjusted. It will be described in detail later.
(4). Place a new gasket on the filler cap and
screw the cap into the reservoir.
10-24. The removal and installation procedures
for each outside rear wheel assembly are
a . Attach the master cylinder with the
10-25. REMOVAL OF OUTSIDE REAR WHEEL
b. Attach brake lever by installing the round
a. Block up the rear unit far enough to take
pin. Secure them with a cotter pin.
the load off the rear wheels and the mounting
c. Connect the hydraulic line.
b. Disconnect the brake hose clamps from
d. Install the pedal return spring.
NOTE: It is not necessary to disconnect the
a. Loosen both rod ends on linkage rods at
base of pedal.