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Question 9" or 10" Brake Drums?

hey all I need to get a rear wheel cylinder for the red 99 sport I mightn't own it anymore but I still to look after it
I was looking on rockauto and yes there rebuild kits or a new cylinder But they talk about 9" or 10" rear drum's ok is there a easy way to measure them I really don't want to have to take the wheel and drum off could I just get underneath and measure the back side ?
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9". The 10" drums are finned. Given its the same as my 95 with a d35
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You should be more concerned with the cylinder bore size. Many sold are 7/8". the appropriate & best are 3/4" as they are better from a point of view of the brake bias between front & back.
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You should be more concerned with the cylinder bore size. Many sold are 7/8". the appropriate & best are 3/4" as they are better from a point of view of the brake bias between front & back.
they are cheap as at the local brake place for a new cylinder ~$25

rear linings $50, machine drums $50

Rockauto might be worth it for outback QLD

my local brake bloke is 5min drive, and a Savant on brakes, been doing it 40+ yrs

I set my rear linings with big outside calipers and they were spot on
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thanks all I will look for fins and just measure the rear to be sure
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