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Rear Brake Squeal

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The rear brakes on my 81" Custom squeal a bit. I have plenty of material left on the brake shoes. Anybody have this problem ?
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Mine squealed too...until we took the back wheel off and simply cleaned it....the leading edge of the shoes were already shamfered so all it took was a cleaning.....was lots of dust in there.  After cleaning the  squeal was gone and they grabbed better too.
What Rick said....mine was squealing 2 years ago so I took the rear off, sanded the shoe and cleaned it and the drum with brake cleaner and back together again, and just this season it's started to squeal a bit again.  Guess I need a saturday to do some brake work again.
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