After the various springs and retainer clips are removed, spread apart the rear-brake shoes and remove them from the backing plate. After the shoes have been removed, closely inspect the axles and backing plate for cracks and/or excessive wear. Before reinstalling the new brake parts, remove all traces of brake dust and gunk buildup. Be sure to lube the brake show pivot point (arrow) with a quality high-temperature grease. You may also want to apply a dab of grease to the brake backing plate to prevent galling.