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Old 05-31-2008, 04:19 PM   #1
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Source for aluminum brake drums?

Was looking online for aluminum brake drums today, but not having a lot of luck. I'd like to get some for my VX.

I'm pretty sure the old HF drums fit, but has anyone confirmed whether the Insight's aluminum drums would work?

I'll check the local graveyard and see what I can find...
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thought aluminum couldn't be used for brakes

as aluminum can't take the heat. And, drums? What about discs, thought drums were obsolete.
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Drums are still common as rear brakes. I thought the same thing about aluminum, so I had to google it. Turns out they have steel linings but the body is mainly aluminum. You only save a few pounds, though.
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