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life expectency of rear brakes (drum style) 2007 Chevy Silverado 4x4 LTX Crew Cab Z71

Discussion in 'Lifted & Offroad Suspension' started by rocket, Nov 3, 2010.

  1. rocket

    rocket New Member

    Hi! I just had my rear brakes (Drum Style) replaced at 65,000 klms. Afte going for my semi annual inspection my dealer indicated I had only 2 mm left onmy rear shoes. I found this odd since I only tow occasionally ( boat and landscape trailer) and nomally do not carry heavy loads. Also with my last truck a 2001 Silverado 1500 HD, I changed rear brakes (Disc sytle) at 95,000 KLMS.

    I was just wondering if changing rear brakes at 65 K sounds right ?

    Any feedback would be appreaciated!

    Thanks
  2. atmotocrosser

    atmotocrosser New Member

    I am interested to know the answer to this as well. I don't understand the switch to drum brakes (cost has to be the reason) for the GMT900 when my 2004 Silverado had disc brakes at both ends.
  3. adampaul1964

    adampaul1964 Epic Member 5+ Years ROTM Winner 1000 Posts

    I have an 05 (rear drum) and I have 93,000 miles on the original brakes, front and rear.

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