**Turning Brake Drums (updated) By Eli Jaramillo


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Overview:  At the end of this lesson,
students will know how to determine if a vehicle brake drum should
be turned or replaced and the steps necessry to safely and
accurately turn (resurface) brake drums as needed.

Details:  This is a two-hour lesson in which
students will learn how to use a brake drum lathe to turn brake
drums.  The goal:  Instruct students on the importance of
proper diagnostics, measurements, and equipment usage for
fixed-right first-time and best customer satisfaction.

Understanding the proper use of a brake drum lathe is still a
viable skill set needed by the professional technician.  This
lesson will cover all aspects of this task.  
Additionally, ASE test-preparation tasks will be emphasized during
this lesson.


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    Topics and Grades

    Grade: 9 to 12

    Topics: Transportation