Author Topic: Plunger Rear brake plate strap  (Read 173 times)

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Plunger Rear brake plate strap
« on: 09.06. 2018 11:58 »
Just wondering, what is the actual purpose of the rear brake plate lever strap Part # 67-6081 as fitted to A7 A10 and star twin as shown in 1949 - 1953 parts list.
It doesn't provide any anti rotational strength of the brake plate or twisting strength when the brakes are applied , as it is clamped solid via the axle nut, but just floats on the brake plate lever boss?? I can't see the purpose of it. Any thoughts please.
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Re: Plunger Rear brake plate strap
« Reply #1 on: 09.06. 2018 12:23 »
I think it's a brace for the axle/hub. Maybe the earlier implementation of the design showed a weakness and that strap was a quick fix.