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Carquest Wearever Brake Drum - Rear

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CARQUEST Wearever Brake Drums are designed to meet or exceed original equipment design delivering superior stopping power. Proper harmonic design and balance that eliminates noise and enhances pedal feel. CARQUEST Wearever Brake Drums are designed to dissipate heat helping to eliminate brake fade and increase the life of your brake shoes. Ready to install out of the box to save you time.

Product Features:
  • Manufactured to exacting quality and dimensional specifications for Superior Stopping Power
  • Exceeds ISO manufacturing guidelines. (International Organization for Standardization)
  • OE design to dissipate heat, increasing brake shoe life.
  • Proper harmonic design and balance helps to reduce brake noise.
  • Optimal metallurgy and casting thickness to preventing warping
  • Ready for immediate "out-of-the-box" installation (after cleaning)

    Advance Auto Parts Drum Tips:
    • Recommended using Wearever Brake Clean to remove residual manufacturing oils prior to installation.
    • Always use a torque wrench to tighten wheel bolts to the manufacturers'' specifications to prevent pedal pulsation.
    • Always replace drums in pairs to improve stopping power.
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Bolt Hole Quantity:5
Brake Drum Outside Diameter:276.1 mm
Brake Surface Inside Diameter:225 mm
Brake Surface Width:54.87 mm
Cooling Fins:Yes
Exterior Finish:No Coating
Material:G3000
Wheel Studs Included:No

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Carquest WeareverBrake Drum - Rear
 
3.8

(based on 28 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (13)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (6)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (4)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (4)

81%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to install (20)
  • Decreased stopping distance (8)
  • Lightweight (7)
  • No fade (4)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Everyday driving (22)
  • Replacement (12)
  • Restoration (3)
    • Car & Truck:
    • Casual driver (5), Auto enthusiast (4), Mechanic (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Casual driver (9), Mechanic (5)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

mediocre level installation, great prod.

Great product! Not the easiest to install when u wait to long to replace but dramatically improved my brakes!

Great product! Not the easiest to install when u wait to long to replace but dramatically improved my brakes!

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Buy the better ones!

Dont buy these, pay the extra dollars for the best ones available to save you some grief if your doing your own brake job at home as I had to hve them machined to...Read complete review

Dont buy these, pay the extra dollars for the best ones available to save you some grief if your doing your own brake job at home as I had to hve them machined to fit the brakes.

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5.0

If the fronts are gone....

By 

from Sault Ste. Marie, MI

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3 or more reviews submitted

Comments about Carquest Wearever Brake Drum - Rear:

Just because they don't squeal, don't forget to check the back brakes. They need attention too.

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4.0

good quality. Good price

By 

from Union Dale PA

About Me Casual Driver

Verified Buyer
3 or more reviews submitted

Pros

  • Easy To Install

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Everyday Driving

    Comments about Carquest Wearever Brake Drum - Rear:

    Good quality. Good price . For everyday driving.

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    3.0

    nothing special

    By 

    from Lakelnd Fl

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    Level 4

    Pros

    • Easy To Install

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about Carquest Wearever Brake Drum - Rear:

        just normal drums, after 100 miles, can hear they are out of round, i've never purchased a true round drum ever, and have had issues in past of getting drums that are not balanced, will make car shake, but these ones were ok

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        5.0

        Good Drums

        By 

        from Springfield, MA.

        About Me Auto Enthusiast, Casual Driver

        Level 1

        Pros

        • Decreased Stopping Distance
        • Easy To Install

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Everyday Driving
          • Replacement
          • Restoration

          Comments about Carquest Wearever Brake Drum - Rear:

          EVERYTHING WAS AS EXPECTED, BUT, IN ORDER TO AVOID A LOT OF RUST ON IT, YOU HAVE TO PAINT IT BEFORE INSTALL.

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          (4 of 8 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Quality Product

          By 

          from Rome, GA

          About Me Casual Driver

          Verified Buyer
          Helpful Reviewer

          Pros

          • Decreased Stopping Distance
          • Easy To Install

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Everyday Driving
            • Replacement

            Comments about Carquest Wearever Brake Drum - Rear:

            Perfect fit for 1999 Chevy Malibu

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            (4 of 10 customers found this review helpful)

             
            4.0

            Works as explained

            By 

            from Buford GA

            About Me Auto Enthusiast, Mechanic

            Verified Buyer
            Helpful Reviewer

            Pros

            • Decreased Stopping Distance
            • Easy To Install
            • Lightweight
            • Work As Described

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Everyday Driving
              • Replacement

              Comments about Carquest Wearever Brake Drum - Rear:

              It was well worth the trouble to replace the original rear drums after 20 years and 76,600 miles. The rear brakes are working after not working for some time. Worth the trouble to replace your drums when you redo your brakes!

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              (4 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              mediocre level installation, great prod.

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              from Joliet, IL

              About Me Casual Driver

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              Pros

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Everyday Driving

                  Comments about Carquest Wearever Brake Drum - Rear:

                  Great product! Not the easiest to install when u wait to long to replace but dramatically improved my brakes!

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                  (4 of 8 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  these are great

                  By 

                  from Atlanta, GA

                  About Me Casual Driver

                  Verified Buyer
                  Level 2

                  Pros

                  • Decreased Stopping Distance
                  • Easy To Install
                  • No Fade

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Everyday Driving

                    Comments about Carquest Wearever Brake Drum - Rear:

                    I use these on my Falcon and they work great on that car too! That car is sometimes driven hard!

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                    (11 of 18 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    1.0

                    Buy the better ones!

                    By 

                    from Austin, Texas

                    About Me Mechanic

                    Verified Buyer
                    Level 2

                    Comments about Carquest Wearever Brake Drum - Rear:

                    Dont buy these, pay the extra dollars for the best ones available to save you some grief if your doing your own brake job at home as I had to hve them machined to fit the brakes.

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                    (9 of 18 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    5.0

                    in stock, very fast service

                    By 

                    from west belmar n.j.

                    About Me Casual Driver

                    Verified Buyer
                    3 or more reviews submitted

                    Pros

                    • Easy To Install

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Everyday Driving
                      • Replacement

                      Comments about Carquest Wearever Brake Drum - Rear:

                      product was perfect match!! and in stock

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                      • Q:

                        Can I turn the old drums in for a core replacement money?
                        Asked on 4/9/2012 by Anonymous

                        1 answer

                        • CUSTOMER CARE

                          A:

                          We greatly appreciate your taking time to submit a review. Please call us at 1-877-ADVANCE (238-2623) and we would be more than happy to assist you.

                          Answered on 4/10/2012 by Aaron from AAP
                      • Q:

                        are your wearever rear drums rust resistance, which I know that they will rust over time.
                        Asked on 7/1/2011 by Anonymous

                        1 answer

                        • CUSTOMER CARE

                          A:

                          They are rust resistant but there is no specific guarantee that they will not rust over a period of time.

                          Answered on 7/11/2011 by DIY Daniel from AAP
                      • Q:

                        does this drum fit for 16 inch wheel?
                        Asked on 9/30/2010 by Anonymous

                        1 answer

                        • CUSTOMER CARE

                          A:

                          Yes, this should fit.

                          Answered on 9/30/2010 by Mike from AAP
                      • Q:

                        How many brake drums is in a box? Or do I have to buy them individually?
                        Asked on 7/1/2010 by cindy from hope mills, nc

                        3 answers

                        • CUSTOMER CARE

                          A:

                          Brake drums are sold individually.

                          Answered on 7/1/2010 by Kevin from AAP
                        • VERIFIED BUYER

                          A:

                          Hello, yes there is only one brake drum per box.

                          Answered on 7/28/2010 by rls from erie,pa
                        • VERIFIED BUYER

                          A:

                          (1) one per box NEED (2) TWO for rear fits both side

                          Answered on 9/16/2010 by tom from mass
                      • Q:

                        I recently replaced the drums on my car and did not replace the shoes. Now whenever i apply tge brakes the car shutters as though the brakes are chattering. Must i replace the shoes?
                        Asked on 4/5/2010 by Anonymous

                        2 answers

                        • CUSTOMER CARE

                          A:

                          I would check the self-adjusters first. Then replace the shoes.

                          Answered on 4/5/2010 by kevin from AAP
                        • A:

                          I would always suggest replacing the drums and shoes together. The shoes take on the ware pattern of the old drums. when you try to use that old ware pattern on the new drums it can cause all kinds of nasty problems (including destroying your new drums)

                          Answered on 4/28/2010 by Honors student at UTI from glendale Heights, Il
                      • Q:

                        How to release shoes so I can remove drum ? there is no star wheel access ?
                        Asked on 3/6/2010 by Anonymous

                        3 answers

                        • A:

                          you can try betting around the drum w/hammer to try too loosen.
                          because your gonna replace? so hammer away,thy might be frozen
                          around studs.

                          Answered on 3/12/2010 by taz4666 from waste haven
                        • A:

                          If the drums are going to be replaced , drilling a 1/2" to 3/4"hole in the face of the drum slightly above the shoulder will gain access to the star wheel. Be cautious not to drill through the axle flange.This should take about three min as apposed to cutting all the way around the thing.This has worked for me many times on various vehicles. Good luck

                          Answered on 2/28/2011 by nuckelbuster from Chi-town,IL
                        • A:

                          Shoes wear a groove into the drum, which sometimes prevents pulling the drum off. Some use a drum puller, but this is a crude method which wrecks other parts like springs.

                          You could use a reciprocating saw to cut around the outer edge of the drum to separate the disk-shaped portion of the drum from the axle.

                          The ring-shaped part of the drum will still be stuck on the shoes. Now you may be able to loosen the adjusters and get the ring off the shoes. If you can't loosen the shoes, you will also have to saw through the ring in two places. Try not to cut the back plate.

                          This is a lot of sawing, but cast iron easier to saw than steel, once you get through the outer surface. Use lots of pressure to get through the cast surface initially. Also, have lots of sharp blades. You will probably want a fairly long blade.

                          Answered on 5/10/2010 by Mike from SF WI
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