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Old 06-04-2022, 05:16 PM
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Default Check your Brake torque plates! Are yours installed Backwards?

Keep seeing this error so thought I would let folks know that the Van's drawings don't do a very good job at showing this installation but it's pretty important.

If you take off the wheel and see this your brake torque plate is installed backwards...



You can see in this photo the torque pins do not extend through the torque plate bushings as they should...



After you turn them around the correct way it will look like this...



From the Grove manual which clearly shows the installation..
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Old 06-04-2022, 07:02 PM
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Thank you Walt. That’s a great gouge. And I agree, the Vans drawings are not real clear on this. The Cleveland drawing also shows this clearly.

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