Aluminum Drums

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Drum Brake Designs
... Drum brakes are typically described as either leading/trailing or twin leading ... Rear drum brakes are typically of a leading/trailing design (for non-servo systems), or primary/secondary (for duo servo systems) the shoes being moved by a single ... Front drum brakes may be of either design in practice, but the twin leading design is more effective ...

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