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post #1 of 2 Old 01-17-2014, 09:26 AM Thread Starter
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I have a '97 F-250 7.3L with factory installed rear drum brakes. During the season I tow a 20 ft. boat weighs around 4000 lbs No surge brakes on single axle trailer.
Would it be worth the expense to change the rear drum brakes to disc? Would it improve stopping power?
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would improve break fade due to heat, and ease of doing shoes on the drums...but the cost is so that I wouldn't do it...but thats just my personal opion

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