Questions & Answers
Questions: I have this set. Everything fits a should. Except, while assembly, and inserting the shoe cross bar, I cannot attachthe emerged.brake assembly
Question By: James Howard on Mar 21 2020 11:13 AM
I would make sure your eccentrics are properly adjusted and see how your lever is pushing the shows.
Answer By: Willys Jeep Parts Tech on Mar 23 2020 5:53 AM
Questions: Brake Shoe Set 10" (per axle) Fits 46-55 Jeepster, Station Wagon with Planar Suspension Item # 804981 Desciption indicates: New Replacement Brake Shoe Set for 10" x 1-3/4" brakes. (1 set required per axle) Replace your worn out greasy shoes with complete axle sets. Comes complete with primary and secondary shoe sets just like original for 2 wheels. No core required. Description above indicates "1 set required per axle" and also indicates: "...comes complete with primary and secondary shoe sets just like original for 2 wheels." I am replacing the front brakes on a 1950 Willys Jeepster. Please confirm if one or two sets are required. Typically brake shoes come in sets of four. Thank you.
Question By: Paul Kastner on Apr 8 2019 7:30 PM
One set does an axle worth.
Answer By: Willys Jeep Parts Tech on Apr 9 2019 5:45 AM
Questions: What is the max ID for a 10" Jeepster drum before it needs replaced?
Question By: Bill on Oct 29 2018 8:07 AM
We dont recommend going over .030"
Answer By: Willys Jeep Parts Tech on Oct 31 2018 7:23 AM
Questions: Is this for the front or rear? Where do the primary shoes go?
Question By: John Johnson on Apr 29 2018 8:49 PM
They used the same brakes front and rear. Typically the primary goes towards front.
Answer By: Willys Jeep Parts Tech on Apr 30 2018 5:57 AM
Questions: The brake shoe description for my 1948 Jeepster says primary & secondary brake shoes. What does this mean?
Question By: moose stovall on Jun 12 2017 4:09 PM
That is the one with the longer lining on the shoe itself.
Answer By: Willys Jeep Parts Tech on Jun 12 2017 10:13 AM
Questions: I have a 1949 Willy's overland wagon with a flathead 6. I am having trouble finding brake shoes. The inside diameter of the drum is 10. It is hard for me to tell if item #804981 is the right set. Can you confirm this.They look very similar.
Question By: Bob on Nov 2 2011 12:00 AM
They typically used these brakes on Jeepsters and 2x4 Willys Station Wagons. These will be the correct ones for you.
Answer By: Willys Tech on Nov 3 2011 12:00 AM
Questions: are linings rivited or bonded?
Question By: kevin on Aug 2 2011 12:00 AM
These are rivited and ready for install.
Answer By: Willys Tech on Aug 3 2011 12:00 AM