Brake hub washers.

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  1. alleyyooper

    alleyyooper keeper of the bees Staff Member Supporter

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    On the old brake drum car/trucks they used a washer on the studs to hold the drum in place. I have always called them start washers but when I goggle that I get locking type washers called star washers.

    What are they called and do they make small sizes like maybe for 1/4 inch bolts?

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    Push lock washer.
     

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    They where there only to hold the drum in place going down the assembly line. And are not required. They are called starlock washers.
     
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    NRA Guy, Well those are about what I am looking for but I only need 4 not 100. I also need the real flat ones like used to hold the hubs on a car for my application.


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    I got what I need now.

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    Here is how I used them.

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    This is how I have been starting it till I could get the recoil modified.

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    Vola it starts so easy but the 18 Volt battery needs to be over half charged.

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    alleyyooper keeper of the bees Staff Member Supporter

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    This is what I bought the AWD mower for. Does a great job running across the banks level. FWD the mower wanted to run kitty wampas on the side hill.

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  11. alleyyooper

    alleyyooper keeper of the bees Staff Member Supporter

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    Not so good pictures of the problem, Cheap plastic washer on top of the plastic housing that holds the coil spring. It holds two plastic dawgs that engage the hub. Use to much force and the plastic washer bends up allowing the dawg to jump out whack.

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    I fixed it with A Healthy layer of JB weld, a steal fender washer embedded in it then once dry a second layer of JB weld.

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    The recoil housing was riveted on the engine. I decided I didn't like it done that way since I had to fix it twice before I decided to go the JB weld fender washer route.

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    Neat! Thanks for the follow-up.

    Ingenuity is not dead yet in the US . . . but they are working on it. :)