Mazda Protege Rear Drum brake questions

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02 Protege LX, 03 P5 (x2), 09 Miata, 07 Mazda3, 13 Fit, 09 Ody
I believe I need to replace the drum on the rear for my LX.

This guy...
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7rRViAdCkGQ
mentions that you can put a bolt in the extra hole on the drum to force the drums off.

I have 300k on this car and it is very rusty. I expect the drums will be very difficult to get off. So, I am hoping that I can use the bolt method.

Does anyone know the specs for this bolt?

Thanks
 
Hi,
I just pulled the original drum off my 2000 Protege LX with 107,000 miles. Releasing the adjuster is not possible even using the drum screw hole mentioned above. I used the Harbor Freight 8 inch 3 arm puller. There was a deep edge and the shoes were out at full adjustment. Getting the drum off would not have been possible with the puller.
 

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