I keep my vette in short term storage with the park brake set but this
time when I went to drive it, after releasing the hand brake the rear
drums would not release i.e. they are seized on. I tried to move the
car but it would only move about half a foot with about 3 grand on the
tacho (Auto gearbox). I removed the rear wheels and tapped the hubs
with a hammer to see if I could loosen it but to no avail.
Any ideas on what I could try would be greatly appreciated.
When was the last time you replaced the brake fluid? It sounds more like the
disk brakes act when the pistons rust in them. Why do you put the emergency
brake on when you store it and how short is short term?
I drove it on a rainy day and had it parked for 8 weeks because I had
to wait for a new master cylinder to arrive as the old one was leaking
through to the brake booster, when the new one arrived, I installed it
and bled the brakes but now the park brake drums are seized on.
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