The front brake drums from part of the wheel hub casting so they have to be taken off the stub axle. This involves releasing the front wheel bearing. Before pulling the drum off, back off the shoe adjusters as fas as they will go.

1968 – 1979 VW 1600 Transporter Braking System – Front Wheel Drum Brake Assembly

1968 - 1979 VW 1600 Transporter Braking System - Front Wheel Drum Brake Assembly

1. C Washer (for speedo cable only)
2. Dust cover
3. Bearing clamp nut
4. Thrust washer
5. Wheel bearing
6. Brake drum
7. Brake shoe
8. Return spring
9. Connecting line
10. Adjusting screw
11. Adjusting wheel
12. Bolt
13. Lock washer
14. Brake cylinder
15. Plug
16. Back plate
17. Steering knuckle

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