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Brake Spring Compressor

I am redoing the brake linings on the car. I have it almost done, but I cannot compress one of the springs that helps maintain the alignment of the outer band. Does anyone have any recommendations for a tool that I can buy to help compress that spring? (or what the tool would be called - when I look up spring compressor, I find a tool for shocks and struts)

adam

Where Are You From? St. Paul, MN

Do You own a car built by Durant? 1923 Durant A-22

Re: Brake Spring Compressor

Adam
Is this the cone shaped spring that holds the shoe onto the backing plate?
If so I used a pair of vise grip pliers on a washer to compress the spring

I do not know of a proper tool to do this job

Will

Where Are You From? Guelph, Ont. Canada

Do You own a car built by Durant? 1922 Durant A-22

 

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