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Old 08-16-2011, 01:32 PM   #1
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Question Brake shoe size

I want to order brakes for my '99 jayco 277 eagle, can someone save me the expense of haveing a wheel & hub removed just to measure to see what size brakes I have ? Thanks...
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Old 08-16-2011, 04:58 PM   #2
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Is there an identification number on the axle which would let you figure out the size of the brake shoes? Dexter (if they made your axles) has a site that shows lots of info about their axles.

As an aside, you may find that ordering a complete backing plate would work out cheaper than individual parts. I believe that a complete plate includes springs, the shoes, and the magnet.

Will you be cleaning and re-greasing your bearings when you replace shoes? That sure would be a good time to do it, if you haven't done it recently.
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Thanks for the info. I did order the whole set up from e-trailer.com. Found out my brake size is 12x2 inch w/a 5 hole backing plate. Wheel bearings & seals were done when I replaced the tires a month ago.
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