Pulling down on the tool rotates the star wheel in the proper direction to expand the shoes out to the drum. The right hand threads on the right side work their way out. On the left side the left hand threads do the same thing which allows the same tool movement for both sides. Just make sure you don’t mix up the left and right star wheels.
then putting the two halves together. Jig-a-loo is a non-residue lubricant that was suggested for the slides in our vinyl windows as it doesn’t leave oil behind to catch dust. I find it useful from time to time in the shop.
I have already set the king pins to the rear and out for a positive caster and a bit of camber. Here I’m using the string method to get the front wheels going straight ahead. I’m not going to worry about the toe in as it’s a short distance to the alignment shop.
Job is pretty well complete except…. I forgot to bleed the brakes, rats!