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Hi Fellas

We have finally removed the rear drums and shoes I have sorted the new shoes and wheel cylinders from LOTUS BITS the question I need to ask you all is 

Is it really necessary to remove the rear differential to gain access to the wheel cylinders I am not so sure ,I can now see the back plates and I think if we are going to re use the original cylinders then it wont be too difficult however if we are going to fit new cylinders then that will be a very different matter 


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The wheel cylinders are held in place by two interlocking clips on the diff side of the backplate under the rubber boot.  I can't imagine getting the clips in place without removing the diff - you would be working blind.  Might be worth having a go though!


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