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.

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  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!

  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 Active Member 1000 Posts 100 Posts

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

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