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    While Getting these front backing plates packaged for dmdeaton I noticed a rattling noise. I had noticed that the adjusters were gone and the adjuster covers were still in place and thought nothing about it other than he would not have to spend time removing rusted adjusters. When I looked in the adjuster holes I found the adjuster wedges were what was rattling. I removed the covers and removed them. Has anyone seen this happen before? Also curious as to what caused then to break off. Threads are in good shape. Rod
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    Much of the social history of the Western world, over the past three decades, has been a history of replacing what worked with what sounded good.

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    Somebody must have twisted them off but it is strange that they were both done the same way. Must have been trying to get that last little bit of breaking.

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    • Mitch
      Mitch commented
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      Yep i agree with Sunny that whoever tried to take out the adjusters did not know that they should be screwed inwards to be removed. Maybe a combination of rust degeneration and force popped the hats off

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    That took some real force to pop the heads off while loosening the brakes. Rod
    Much of the social history of the Western world, over the past three decades, has been a history of replacing what worked with what sounded good.

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