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    Default 1987 4WD Suburban Upgrades [Expired Topic]

    Don't have all the details yet (see my other post) but here is what I'm trying to find out.

    - Is there a kit to convert the rear to disk brakes?
    - Recommended upgrades for front brakes (Baer calipers from AutoZone?), pads?
    - Rebuild kit for front and rear axles (options for gears)
    - Best towing/mudding tranny
    - Rebuild kit for transfer case or a recommended transfer case
    - Any other areas of weakness to look for in this year/model of Suburban.


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    I'd save the money on the rear disc's. Spend it on air actuated locker diff's, and add an air pump so you can lock the diffs with the push of a button. If you are going mudding, open differentials will leave you in the bog. Adding rear disc brakes adds unecessary expense for little real braking improvement. Good luck on your project.

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