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Give everything a thorough look before sliding the freshly turned brake drums on. We try to adjust the shoes until the drums have resistance going over the shoes, and then backing off slightly. Install the drums and wheel bearings. Tighten the first spindle nut to 50 lb-ft and then back it off a third of a turn. Install the lock ring and then torque the second nut to 100 lb-ft. Make sure the drums rotates smoothly, and there is no play in the wheel bearings. Install the axleshafts and tires, then check the brake fluid before heading out for a drive.