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As you can see by the photos these FMC brake lathes are easy to service, simple and robust.

The JB special models came on a very small bench that could be disassembled easily, had a very small footprint yet had space for all it’s tool in the front under the bench. We partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. This is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized.

I have two brake lathe’s one is to machine rotors and the other is to machine drums. If a tool is dropped or struck hard by another hard surface it must be checked for surface abrasions, cracks or indentations. This is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center.

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ComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. The FMC Brake Lathe FMC has been making great brake lathes as well as a wide range of other automotive equipment for many years, starting with the early series.

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Taking care of the tools and arbour is the key to getting a long life from both. This is really informative and I pass it on to my son to whom it means a lot more.

From the first models ever produced to the latest models this brake lathe has remained a high-quality unit with great parts backup.

Just ensure oathe quality is first rate. This adjustment is very fine, and relies on an onion nut with a brass liner bearing on the sliding shaft hooked in a clevis connected to the lever. Hi, Can the arbor of an FMC turn by hand? This is an ad network. Many people have made copies of the original nuts, usually from brass alloy or a common bronze alloy.

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No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. Early model FMC Google provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. Once we put the rotors on the car it doesn’t vibrate but it makes a noise. This ancient series was refurbished, modified with a later model cross-feed shaft and returned to service.

The later John Bean model solved some of the problems with the s, and it has remained good value for the money.

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Just follow the manual and remember to see how it is assembled before trying to manhandle anything off the brake lathe. Cutting tools must be sharp ,anual all times.

This is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. Rotate the blade regularly and they do last a long time.

No tricky hidden nuts to find. Most of these problems arise in the first place from poor preventative maintenance or using the wrong lubricants. This is used to prevent bots tmc spam. Some articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. The standard tools and light truck kit are well made using very nice metal.


Mabual in or sign up and post using a HubPages Network account. If so how is that done? Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized. The msnual models like the one above came out with an optional huge metal bench fitted with a drum sander. The feed nut on the FMC is made from a diamond-like hard bronze alloy of some type and is very expensive to replace.

I am no longer selling these machines, so I can’t help you. You can buy whole kits or individual cones and cups online with ease.

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This is a complete FMC adapter kit which will mxnual most disc rotors and drum brake hubs. You can add brakke tools as you need them, or buy expansion kits for light trucks and four wheel drives that do not fit standard tooling.

Can it be modified to machine drums and rotors? A used FMC brake lathe can be a good buy if you are aware of their little problems when they get old.

Can you tell me what has happened or what i need to purchase to repair this with.

I bought a used machine, and the arbor don’t turn by hand, is that normal? I’m leaving you my email in case you need more information to answer my questions. But because regular ,anual is so crucial to this machine, I would recommend that the machine be fastidiously maintained. In the final running test, the dial gauge running against the spinning arbour does not move at all!

You will still see this model in service in high end brake shops. The rotor manuall marked as if it only braked in certain places.