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Interesting. So I pulled out the Restoration book and it says that a different drum & hub assembly were installed on 1968 cars in limited quantity. The drum & hub were separate allowing just the drum to be service. This drum & hub assembly was installed on cars beginning from VIN P268122 (from Dealer Service Information, dated 5-13-1968). So your car may or may not have the 2-piece drum/hub combo even it followed VIN P268122.

If the front drums had to be turned, the hub & drum had to be turned as an assembly.
Thanks for the input Jim, the other assembly was a two piece unit. So it seems I have a mixed bag(LOL). Have ordered new hub to go with the new drums and other brake parts. unfortunately the only original parts left will be the backing plates , spindle and steering arm.
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so you have 1 slide on and 1 1 piece drums

well ......... heres one for you

got ready to finish assembling the front brakes as my other brake hose came in

and..........

ohhhhhhhhhh yahhhhhhhh ISSUES !!

the Raybestos brake drums lug hole are WAY to big probably made for your style drum
with the crush sleeves around the stud ...

so I am off to return em and have my originals turned..... what I should have done anyways ....

yup ..........

way sloppy on the new drums

perfect on the originals last picture

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