See Fig. 9
Should the wheel be too slack loosen the nearside spindle nut, slack back the lock nut slightly and tighten the adjusting nut until the play is nearly all taken up. Check with the wheel in several positions allowing not more than a-in. play at the wheel rim. Tighten the lock nut, being careful not to shift the adjusting nut. Tighten the spindle nut again and check adjustment once more.
If the bearings are too tight proceed as above, nut slack back the adjuster nut away from the hub. Tap the brake drum over from the off-side, using a wood mallet or a block of wood until play is obtained. Then adjust as described previously.