1981 Chevy Suburban Brakes

    • EBC®3GD Series Dimpled and Slotted Sport Rotors
      $395.33from $316.26
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      Chevy Suburban 4WD 1981, 3GD Series Black Dimpled and Slotted Sport Rotors by EBC®. These replacement rotors feature both slots and drilled dimples to provide the superior level of cooling needed for high performance street...
      # 4031112
    • EBC®RK Series Premium OE Replacement Rotor
      $229.50from $183.60
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      Chevy Suburban 4WD 1981, RK Series Premium OE Replacement Rotor by EBC®, 2 Piece. This replacement Rotor Kit is sized and shaped to OE factory dimensions with the strictest quality controls and machined to be within extremely tight...
      # 4038599
    • Chrome Brakes®Vented Drilled and Slotted Front Rotors
      $264.54from $211.63
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      Chevy Suburban 1981, Vented Drilled and Slotted Front Rotors by Chrome Brakes®. Quantity: 1 Pair. This is a set of OEM-sized replacement rotors with slots and drilled holes that provide the superior level of cooling needed for high...
      # 37916260
    • EBC®Ultimax OE Replacement Brake Pads
      $59.98from $47.98
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      Chevy Suburban 1981, Ultimax OE Replacement Brake Pads by EBC®. Get the fit and lasting quality of original equipment without paying 100% markup that dealers charge for OEM parts. EBC replacement brake pads are blended with fewer...
      # 3738262
    • EBC®Yellowstuff Ultra High Friction Truck Upgrade Brake Pads
      $147.11from $117.69
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      Chevy Suburban 1981, Yellowstuff Ultra High Friction Truck Upgrade Brake Pads by EBC®. These replacement pads upgrade the stopping power of your pickup or SUV when large off-road tires, towing needs, or stretch limo applications...
      # 4198251
    • EBC®Greenstuff 6000 Series Truck and SUV Brake Pads
      $102.51from $82.01
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      Chevy Suburban 1981, Greenstuff 6000 Series Truck and SUV Brake Pads by EBC®. This set of replacement disc brake pads is engineered with organic compounds in place of metallic ones to give 4x4s better performance in areas where...
      # 4198247
    • Hawk®OES Front Brake Pads
      $39.56$31.65
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      Chevy Suburban 1981, OES Front Brake Pads by Hawk®. FMSI: D52. These original equipment spec brake pads are designed to the precise tolerances of factory parts for proper fit and operation but offer the distinct advantage of...
      # 39333271
    • Hawk®Autocross and Track Compound Front Brake Pads
      $95.20$76.16
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      Chevy Suburban 1981, Autocross and Track Compound Front Brake Pads by Hawk®. FMSI: D52, Thickness: 0.590". This is a set of replacement brake pads that is designed to be used on the track and on the street where performance...
      # 39333263
    • Hawk®High Performance Street Front Brake Pads
      $70.79from $56.63
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      Chevy Suburban 1981, High Performance Street Front Brake Pads by Hawk®. These are replacement brake pads designed for an aggressive level of street driving with more repetitive, heavy braking. While these pads are made from...
      # 39333265
    • Hawk®Light Truck and SUV Front Brake Pads
      $88.99$71.19
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      Chevy Suburban 1981, Light Truck and SUV Front Brake Pads by Hawk®. FMSI: D52, Thickness: 0.590". These replacement brake pads upgrade the stopping power of your pickup or SUV. While these pads are made from Ferro-Carbon developed...
      # 39333269
    • Hawk®Performance Ceramic Front Brake Pads
      $79.76$63.81
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      Chevy Suburban 1981, Performance Ceramic Front Brake Pads by Hawk®. FMSI: D52, Thickness: 0.590". These brake pads are designed to maximize all the benefits of ceramic construction to create pads that provide a high level of smooth...
      # 39333274
    • Hawk®Severe Duty Truck Front Brake Pads
      $90.45from $72.36
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      Chevy Suburban 1981, Severe Duty Truck Front Brake Pads by Hawk®. These replacement brake pads are sold in front and rear sets. While these pads are made from Ferro-Carbon originally developed for racetrack applications, their...
      # 39333276
    • Chrome Brakes®Ceramix Front Brake Pads
      $81.90$65.52
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      Chevy Suburban 1981, Ceramix Front Brake Pads by Chrome Brakes®. These replacement brake pads are designed for aggressive street driving, and feature a composite blend of ceramic and metallic materials to achieve the lower dust and...
      # 37916335
    • Skyjacker®Stainless Steel Brake Line
      $67.65from $54.12
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      Chevy K10 Suburban / K20 Suburban 1981, Stainless Steel Brake Line by Skyjacker®. Skyjacker's Stainless Steel Braided Brake Lines are D.O.T. certified with added performance and durability. Skyjacker has gone to extended lengths to...
      Stainless Steel BraidedD.O.T. Certified
      # 41871685
    • Baer®Adjustable Prop Valve
      $62.44$49.95
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      Universal Adjustable Prop Valve by Baer®. Install one of Baer's adjustable proportioning valves on your braking system and change the split of braking power to the front and to the rear by up to 57 percent with a turn of a knob....
      # 4298991
    • Dorman®Front Disc Brake Caliper Piston
      $16.59from $13.27
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      Chevy Suburban With 11" x 2" Rear Brakes 1981, Front Disc Brake Caliper Piston by Dorman®. Dorman offers a comprehensive line of Disc Brake Caliper Pistons for a broad spectrum of vehicle applications. All the Disc Brake Caliper...
      Replacement restores disc brakes to proper operationReplacement prevents uneven braking
      # 34883099
    • Dorman®Front Disc Brake Caliper Repair Kit
      $3.60from $2.88
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      Chevy Suburban 1981, Front Disc Brake Caliper Repair Kit by Dorman®. Dorman’s Disc Brake Caliper Repair Kit contains the components necessary for repair of the Disc Brake Caliper. All of the rubber components are of high-quality...
      Replacement restores disc brakes to proper operationReplacement prevents uneven braking
      # 34883185
    • Carlson®Disc Brake Caliper Bushing Set
      $2.88from $2.30
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      Chevy Suburban 1981, Disc Brake Caliper Bushing Set by Carlson®. Install this set by Carlson to restore brakes to like-new performance, ensure proper guide pin function, and protect the pads from premature wear. All the bushings...
      Meets or exceeds original part specificationsDirect replacement
      # 37879010
    • Carlson®Front Disc Brake Caliper Guide Pin Sleeve Set
      $4.30$3.44
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      Chevy Suburban 1981, Front Disc Brake Caliper Guide Pin Sleeve Set by Carlson®. When it comes to first-rate parts that can restore your brakes to like-new performance, this set is what you need. All guide pin sleeves included are...
      Ensures proper caliper movement and brake system stabilityHelps prolong the life of rotors and pads
      # 37879027
    • Carlson®Front Disc Brake Caliper Guide Pin Set
      $10.10$8.08
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      Chevy Suburban 1981, Front Disc Brake Caliper Guide Pin Set by Carlson®. The components provide a precise fit and require no modifications for installation. This set includes all guide pins you need to complete your brake repair...
      Ensures proper caliper movement and brake system stabilityHelps prolong the life of rotors and pads
      # 37879035
    • Carlson®Front Disc Brake Caliper Repair Kit
      $8.45from $6.76
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      Chevy Suburban 1981, Front Disc Brake Caliper Repair Kit by Carlson®. Rebuild your brake caliper using this repair kit that includes OE spec seal(s) and boot(s) needed to prevent leaking and ensure long-lasting service life of the...
      Restores the caliper to leak-free optimal performanceEconomical alternative to caliper replacement
      # 37879048
    • Carlson®Front Disc Brake Caliper Piston
      $17.44$13.95
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      Chevy Suburban 1981, Front Disc Brake Caliper Piston by Carlson®. If the finish of the caliper piston is damaged, the piston can't slide smoothly causing a caliper sticking problem. To restore braking performance, replace your...
      Provides proper performance throughout the lifetime of the caliperOE quality at an affordable price
      # 37879068
    • Bendix®Ceramic High-Performance Synthetic Brake Lubricant
      $21.33$17.06
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      Ceramic High-Performance Synthetic Brake Lubricant by Bendix®. Unaffected by salt and water, this lubricant is designed to last the life of the brake components. The premium ceramic-enhanced formulation lubricates even at extreme...
      Lubricates caliper hardware and quiets brake padsLasts the life of the brake job
      # 18362237
    • Permatex®Disc Brake Quiet
      $5.08from $4.06
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      Disc Brake Quiet by Permatex®. Stops brake squeal by dampening vibration at caliper/brake pad interface. Provides tighter fit and allows for easier disassembly. Protects against corrosion. Compatible with anti-lock brake systems....
      Stops brake squeal by dampening vibration at caliper/brake pad interfaceProtects against corrosion
      # 22885659
    • Permatex®Ultra Disc Brake Caliper Lube
      $0.15from $0.12
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      Ultra Disc Brake Caliper Lube by Permatex® An environmentally-friendly, green, nonmelting, synthetic lubricant. It is formulated to lubricate under the most adverse brake conditions, assuring that critical caliper pins, sleeves,...
      Green, non-melting, synthetic lubricantFormulated to lubricate under the most adverse brake conditions
      # 22885667
    • Permatex®Ceramic Extreme Brake Parts Lubricant
      $6.75from $5.40
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      Ceramic Extreme Brake Parts Lubricant by Permatex®. A 100% synthetic formula, coupled with real ceramic solids make this premium brake lubricant our longest lasting, most temperature resistant way to silence brake noise. Effective...
      A 100% synthetic formulaEffective from -50°F to 3000°F (-46°C to 1649°C)
      # 22885674
    • Dorman®Brake Hydraulic Hose
      $14.00from $11.20
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      Chevy Suburban 1981, Brake Hydraulic Hose by Dorman®. End Fitting Material: Treated Steel; Hose Material: EPDM Rubber; Jacket Material: Rubber. Direct replacement Hydraulic Brake Hoses are designed to fit specific vehicle...
      Quality construction ensures strength, chemical and thermal resistance for longer lifeBrake Hoses with banjo end fittings include new copper washers to ensure proper sealing
      # 34883149
    • Dorman®Brake Master Cylinder
      $28.49from $22.79
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      Chevy Suburban 1981, Brake Master Cylinder With 2 Outlets by Dorman®. without Installation Hardware; With Reservoir. Dorman’s Brake Master Cylinders are suitable for a broad spectrum of vehicle applications. Dorman also offer a...
      Cylinder housing is constructed from high-quality cast iron or aluminum for long-lasting durabilityAll rubber components are of high-quality EPDM compound for resistance to glycol-based brake fluid
      # 34883145
    • Monroe®Dynamics™ Front Brake Pads
      $30.60$24.48
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      Chevy C20 Suburban / K20 Suburban with 11" Rear Drum 1981, Dynamics™ Front Brake Pads by Monroe®. Dynamics Brake Pads utilize Positive Molding Technology. This unique performance-enhancing feature provides denser friction...
      Offers dependable stopping performance for today's import and domestic passenger cars and light trucksFeatures semi-metallic pad and positive molding technology which delivers OE quality
      # 34514375
    • Monroe®ProSolution™ Semi-Metallic Front Brake Pads
      $25.74$20.59
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      Chevy Suburban 1981, ProSolution™ Semi-Metallic Front Brake Pads by Monroe®. These products are specially engineered to make your ride quieter and safer. The ProSolution Brake Pads utilize premium quality friction formulation and...
      Provides outstanding braking performanceSemi-metallic pads
      # 34517511
    • Bosch®QuietCast™ Premium Organic Front Brake Pads
      $38.66$30.93
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      Chevy Suburban 1981, QuietCast™ Premium Organic Front Brake Pads by Bosch®. It's certainly no joke when you drive with worn out brake pads as they can cause serious, very expensive problems if not replaced in time. Bosch...
      Highly engineered and tested friction material (platform-specific ceramic/semi-metallic/NAO) provides superior performanceDirect fit
      # 36186095
    • NPN®Brake Pad Set
      $26.43$21.14
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      Chevy Suburban C10 / C20 / K20 1981, Brake Pad Set by NPN®. - w/o Shims. Position: Front. Note: with 13" Rear Drums. Are your brakes making noise? Is your vehicle’s stopping power not what it used to be? Brake repairs are not...
      # 38860310
    • Wagner®QuickStop™ Semi-Metallic Front Brake Pads
      $25.24from $20.19
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      Chevy Suburban 1981, QuickStop™ Semi-Metallic Front Brake Pads by Wagner®. Dependable stopping power is what you can expect with these QuickStop Brake Pads offered by one of the leading OE & Aftermarket friction manufacturers....
      OE-matched friction formulations and configurations for reliable, like-new braking performance and maximum durabilityDesigned, tested and certified in the USA by Wagner’s OE Engineers
      # 36572859
    • Wagner®ThermoQuiet™ Semi-Metallic Front Brake Pads
      $36.14from $28.91
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      Chevy Suburban 1981, ThermoQuiet™ Semi-Metallic Front Brake Pads by Wagner®. Quieter braking, superior stopping power under any conditions, and long pad life – that's what you get with these one-piece brake pads with Integrally...
      Proprietary friction formulations provide quiet operation, unmatched braking performance, and less dustThermal-sensitive friction adjusts to a broad range of temperatures for dependable braking performance in varying conditions
      # 36572863
    • Wagner®SevereDuty™ Front Brake Pads
      $41.09from $32.87
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      Chevy Suburban 1981, SevereDuty™ Front Brake Pads by Wagner®. These tough brake pads are just the ticket for hard-working vehicles driven in extreme environments. Engineered to meet or exceed stringent testing and quality...
      Formulations engineered to withstand extreme brake system temperaturesUltimate braking performance and fade resistance
      # 36572867
    • Wagner®QuickStop™ Ceramic Front Brake Pads
      $25.55$20.44
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      Chevy Suburban 1981, QuickStop™ Ceramic Front Brake Pads by Wagner®. Dependable stopping power is what you can expect with these QuickStop Brake Pads offered by one of the leading OE & Aftermarket friction manufacturers. These...
      OE-matched friction formulations and configurations for reliable, like-new braking performance and maximum durabilityDesigned, tested and certified in the USA by Wagner’s OE Engineers
      # 36572872
    • Wagner®ThermoQuiet™ Ceramic Front Brake Pads
      $37.39$29.91
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      Chevy Suburban 1981, ThermoQuiet™ Ceramic Front Brake Pads by Wagner®. Quieter braking, superior stopping power under any conditions, and long pad life – that's what you get with these one-piece brake pads with Integrally...
      Proprietary friction formulations provide quiet operation, unmatched braking performance, and less dustThe Dynamic Noise Absorption (DNA) technology targets and absorbs vibration at the point of contact for less noise
      # 36572876
    • Pronto®Front Vented Brake Rotor
      $28.46from $22.77
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      Chevy Suburban 1981, Front Vented Brake Rotor by Pronto®. Get maximum stopping power, reduced noise, and smooth, vibration-free braking performance with Pronto disc brake rotors. They’re engineered to high metallurgical...
      Built in ISO certified factories to meet or surpass OE requirementsEngineered to high metallurgical standards to ensure ultimate quality, strength, and minimal noise
      # 38221196
    • Pronto®Rear Brake Drum
      $45.96from $36.77
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      Chevy Suburban 1981, Rear Brake Drum by Pronto®. Get maximum stopping power, reduced noise, and smooth, vibration-free braking performance with Pronto brake drums. They’re precision balanced, fully machined, and ready to install....
      Built in ISO certified factories to meet and surpass OE requirementsProvides noise-free operation and improved braking performance
      # 38221202
    • Dorman®Rear Drum Brake Wheel Cylinder
      $8.90from $7.12
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      Chevy Suburban 1981, Rear Drum Brake Wheel Cylinder by Dorman®. Brake Component Inlet Thread Size: 3/8-24; without Installation Hardware; With Bleeder Screw; Material: Cast Iron. Direct replacement Wheel Cylinder kits are an...
      Made with high quality EPDM rubber cups and boots for long lasting performanceRestores the original Wheel Cylinder’s service life when the bore finish can be adequately surfaced
      # 34883095
    • Carlson®Brake Bleeder Screw Set
      $7.65$6.12
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      Chevy Suburban 1981, Brake Bleeder Screw Set by Carlson®. A brake bleeder screw is normally mounted at the highest point on each cylinder or caliper and used to release air and old brake fluid from the brake system. When it comes...
      Releases air and fluid from the brake systemOE fit and function
      # 37878987
    • Carlson®Front Disc Brake Anti-Rattle Clip Set
      $6.15$4.92
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      Chevy Suburban 1981, Front Disc Brake Anti-Rattle Clip Set by Carlson®. Say good bye to irritating brake noise with this premium set. These components are all you need to get a direct replacement and ensure quiet brake performance....
      Helps reduce brake noise and dragMeets or exceeds original part specifications
      # 37878998
    • Carlson®Front Disc Brake Hardware Kit
      $8.93$7.14
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      Chevy Suburban 1981, Front Disc Brake Hardware Kit by Carlson®. When you are installing disc brake pads, install new hardware to ensure quiet, dependable braking performance. This kit by Carlson makes a world of difference giving...
      OE quality at an affordable priceOE fit and function
      # 37879053
    • Carlson®Rear Brake Hold Down Spring Top Cup Set
      $4.98$3.98
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      Chevy Suburban 1981, Rear Brake Hold Down Spring Top Cup Set by Carlson®. Whenever the shoes are replaced, the brake hardware should be inspected and replaced to ensure reliable, efficient, and quiet braking performance. The hold...
      Meets or exceeds original part specificationsExact fitment and direct replacement
      # 37879074
    • Carlson®Rear Drum Brake Adjusting Lever Return Spring Set
      $2.38$1.90
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      Chevy Suburban 1981, Rear Drum Brake Adjusting Lever Return Spring Set by Carlson®. As the shoes wear down, the gap between them and the drum increases. When it reaches a predetermined distance, the adjusting lever advances the...
      Ensures proper adjustment lever operation so adjustments occur at proper intervals, which helps improve the life and performance of the brake systemMeets or exceeds original part specifications
      # 37879071
    • Carlson®Drum Brake Adjusting Screw Assembly
      $11.25from $9.00
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      Chevy Suburban 1981, Drum Brake Adjusting Screw Assembly by Carlson®. To ensure the proper amount of running clearance between shoes and the drum is maintained, replace your adjusting screw assembly with this one made by Carlson....
      Ensures adjustments occur at proper intervals to improve brake system's life and performanceMeets or exceeds original part specifications
      # 37879094
    • Carlson®Rear Drum Brake Adjusting Screw Spring Kit
      $3.63from $2.90
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      Chevy Suburban 1981, Rear Drum Brake Adjusting Screw Spring Kit by Carlson®. The components are made of high-quality materials to last long and meet all OE requirements for fit, form, and function. This kit includes adjusting screw...
      Keeps adjustment screw securely attached to brake shoesEnables brake adjuster to operate and keep shoe to drum clearance within specification, which helps improve the life and performance of the brake system
      # 37879109
    • Carlson®Rear Drum Brake Hardware Kit
      $8.93from $7.14
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      Chevy Suburban 1981, Rear by Carlson®. To complete your brake job, use this kit by Carlson that offers all the components necessary for even shoe contact and wear. It includes all the components necessary to return the shoes after...
      Restores like-new braking performanceReduces brake noise
      # 37879116
    • Carlson®Drum Brake Self Adjusting Repair Kit
      $17.60from $14.08
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      Chevy Suburban 1981, Drum Brake Self Adjusting Repair Kit by Carlson®. Manufactured to the highest OE standards and specifications, all the component included will look, fit, and function like an original part without breaking the...
      Maintains clearance between the shoes and drumEnsures balanced braking performance
      # 37878933
    • Carlson®Rear Brake Shoes Hold Down Kit
      $7.03from $5.62
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      Chevy Suburban 1981, Rear Brake Shoes Hold Down Kit by Carlson®. Designed as a direct replacement for your corroded and deteriorated brake shoe hold-downs, this kit includes everything you need to properly install the shoes...
      Properly secure shoesEliminates brake noise and prevents brake drag
      # 37879091
    • Carlson®Rear Drum Brake Hold Down Spring Set
      $2.45from $1.96
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      Chevy Suburban 1981, Rear Drum Brake Hold Down Spring Set by Carlson®. Ensure your brake shoes are properly positioned on the backing plates and ready for effective braking performance by replacing weak and deteriorated hold down...
      Meets or exceeds original part specificationsExact fitment and direct replacement
      # 37879148
    • Carlson®Rear Drum Brake Return Spring Kit
      $5.10from $4.08
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      Chevy Suburban 1981, Rear Drum Brake Return Spring Kit by Carlson®. This kit includes all the return springs necessary to ensure that the shoes will be pulled away from the drum maintaining a specified amount of running clearance...
      Keeps brake shoes in proper position and returns them to a proper resting state after braking for optimal performance and extended lifeMeets or exceeds original part specifications
      # 37879171
    • Carlson®Rear Drum Brake Shoe C-Washer
      $6.90$5.52
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      Chevy Suburban 1981, Rear Drum Brake Shoe C-Washer by Carlson®. Drum Brake Shoe C-Washer will perfectly meet your needs and make your life easier around the campsite or while traveling with Carlson accessories.
      Direct replacementOE quality, fit, and function
      # 37879176
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    If you have owned a car or truck for more than a few months, you are undoubtedly aware that your vehicle's brakes occasionally need replacing. Let's face it, we can be hard on our brakes. Highway speeds, stop-and-go traffic, and heavy cargo loads are some of the more significant factors which increase brake wear.
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