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09-12-2006, 08:41 PM #1
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.
09-23-2006, 07:28 AM #2
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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