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  1. 1965 Mustang coupe 6 Cylinder Drum to Disc Brake Conversion. What to do?

    Classic Tech
    I recently bought my first car, which happens to be a 1965 Ford Mustang coupe with a 6 cylinder engine, automatic transmission, manual steering (I think), and original drum brakes. I am restoring it to be my daily driver, nothing fancy like a show car. I'm only 18 and have had very little...
  2. SVO calipers wont work with rear drums?

    5.0L Tech
    Hello all, I'm thinking of upgrading the brakes on my 86 5.0 GT. It still has the stock 4cyl settup that Ford used until it went to the 60mm caliper for 87-93. I have already purchased the correct spindles needed for the upgrade. I want to go with the 73mm SVO calipers from the 84-86 SVO cars...
  3. 2002 GT brakes need upgrade, what is most value/cost effective for track use.

    4.6L Tech
    a few months ago I had the brakes done on my 02 GT, and the stock rotors and pads were replaced. Cut to now, I have been hearing a squeaking noise from my brakes, similar to a bed spring. I took it to my mechanic and it turns out that because I took my mustang on a track day and some auto...
  4. junk yard parts help....

    5.0L Tech
    Can i do a 5 lug swap using parts from other vehicles? Was the 93 cobra 4 or 5 lug? I want a better gear ratio, but I dont want to pay the $500 they want to swap the gears. What other vehicles used the 8.8? did they have better ratios? Are they the right width? Are there any front or rear brake...
  5. Lincoln Mark VII: BRAKE SWAP

    2.3L Tech
    Hi Everybody, I have found an interesting Lincoln Mark VII that a guy is completely parting out and I want to switch to a 5-lug set-up and get better braking with bigger rotors and rear disc brakes. Switching to 5-Lug will also help by giving me a better selection of wheels to choose from. The...
  6. 1969 Mustang fresh disc brakes are not braking hard enough...help

    Classic Tech
    I just finished installing disc brakes all around my 69 coupe. I had a mechanic run the lines and set up the master/booster and valves (he pressure tested). However, when i drive the car the pedal is soft and it doesnt brake hard enough when i put my foot in it. i bled the brakes and it got...
  7. Upgrading my 67 i6, Keep my 4-lug or go 5-lug for Disk brakes

    Classic Tech
    I have a 67, i6 with the standard 4-lugs, I found a few disk brake conversions for this type of brakes, that way I maintain my rear differential and just upgrade. Now I've seen my rear brake upgrade to be more expensive than my front ones. Front brakes as good as 525 and rear goes for about 750...
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