1966 style brakes photos

Emergency/Park brake cable system, cable routing and drums, photos, diagrams, etc..



1966-1972 Chevy Truck parking brake system

This page is from a 1966 chevy truck shop manual supplement.

The diagram shows the routing of the cables underneath the truck.


Inside the brake drum, 1964ish and later…



This is the stock 1960-1965 mechanical, e-brake system. I do not know what the technical shop manual term for this assembly is.
In this photo, it has been lowered to fit underneath a later model transmission.


This is a closer view of the diagram, showing the routing of the cables and how it all goes together.


one of the hangers for the brake cable routing


rear trailing arm, ebrake mount


another hanger for the brake cables…


1960-1965, spring loaded ebrake assembly


1960-1965, spring loaded ebrake assembly


Internal, rear brake drum, shows the e-brake pieces


all of the pieces that go inside the rear drum

These are all of the pieces that go inside the rear brake drums.

This photo was taken by and is copyrighted by nufsed.

a series of images showing how the pieces go back together inside the rear brake drums. Photos by nufsed / chevytalk Member # 46344

click on the link above to view the step by step process of re-assembly! This is a wonderful resource! Be sure to leave a ‘thank you’ in his comments section on the page there.


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