Fast Eddie wrote:There was a discussion a little while back about this. Apparently RGM ones are designed to rum without the steel shims between the shoes and cam.
Rohan wrote:Steel shims ??
I thought that was only a bodge for worn out linings ?
Rohan wrote:I notice in the 850 parts lists that these slippers appear as item 17A,
and the brake shoes are item 17.
That almost sounds like they were an addition to the parts book, possibly recently.
Do they appear in all 750 Commando lists (not having 750 lists to compare).
REAR BRAKE SHOES (PR) 7" (06.0828, 06.0013, NM16547, NM19584, A2/443, A2/444)
Rohan wrote:Hmmm, these (MZ Gold) do look rather similar, don't they.
http://www.rgmnorton.co.uk/buy/rgm-rear ... d_2471.htm
Note there is no mention of these slippers here - so are they needed or not ?
Rohan wrote:LAB, is it possible the presence or absence of these slippers is the reason for the varied reports of Nortons drum braked braking capabilities ?? Seems like this slipper business has opened a can of worms?
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