+ Reply to Thread
Results 1 to 3 of 3

Thread: Colt Brake Adjustment

  1. #1
    delobo Guest

    Post Colt Brake Adjustment

    My Colt pulls slightly to the right when I pull the hand brake. It's not dangerous...more of an annoyance. Happens even with brake hydraulic fluid topped off.

    Is there a simple way of adjusting the brakes?

    I have brake drums, not disk brakes.
    Last edited by delobo; 01-23-2006 at 04:40 PM.

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Sep 2005
    Frankfort NY


    There are 4 ecentric cams, 2 per side to adjust the shoes. Jack the wheel so that it turns freely, loosen the lock nut and turn the ecentric till the shoe just touches the drum, then back off just till it's free. However before you start I would remove the wheel and drum and inspect the linings and drum to be sure it is only out of adjustment and not have another problem.

  3. #3
    delobo Guest


    Thanks! I'll start with the lining/drum inspection then move on from there.

+ Reply to Thread

Similar Threads

  1. Park Brake AD: 85-02-05
    By Jetfever in forum PA-22 Tri-Pacer
    Replies: 17
    Last Post: 08-14-2007, 07:54 AM
  2. Brake fluid loss?
    By George in forum PA-22 Tri-Pacer
    Replies: 12
    Last Post: 08-09-2007, 07:38 PM
  3. Colt article by Bill Kershner
    By 7083 in forum PA-22 Colt
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 11-11-2006, 11:02 AM
  4. Super Colt Performance
    By 181 in forum PA-22 Colt
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 05-30-2006, 12:39 PM
  5. Colt Performance Calculator/Computer
    By 13357 in forum Aeronautical Discourse
    Replies: 12
    Last Post: 05-24-2006, 01:57 PM


Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts


Home | Officers | Chapters | Members | Classifieds | Conventions