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gearing up for brakes all around....

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2011 Silverado, LT 128K.  will be needing brakes by spring.  what's a good brand with minimal brake dust?  I am currently looking at power stop brand.

this is my daily driver, and we use it to tow our 30' Alpha Wolf travel trailer.

this is what I am looking at:

Amazon.com: Rear Brake Drum Shoe & Hardware Kit Compatible with Chevy Silverado 1500 Truck : Automotive


should i look for something more robust?  or a different brand?



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I'm sure those drum brakes will work just fine, even something from the local parts stores would do.


On the fronts, powerstop is a good brand, ceramic pads rarely have issues. If you went with a local place I really like the coated rotors from Napa and their Adaptive One brake pads.

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7 hours ago, Bleepster said:

nothing - but if people have experienced anything better.....................


I do a lot of research on these forums and have not found anything longer lasting or that stops shorter without changing the calipers save for those Hawk pads.  


Bought the ACDelco Severe Duty kit, front and rear with calipers for our lifted Sierra.  Will be putting them on soon.  Bought the truck with about 100K on it, 165K now and still haven't touched the OE pads.


Replaced factory original rear pads on the 2013 Sierra at 88K miles.  First set of rear pads on my Yukon XL went 121K, 70K on 2nd set now and still look about 1/3 life.

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