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I have an 86 mustang that I'm doing a sn95 5 lug conversion on. I'm going to keep the rear drum...I think. Unless it's not as hard as I think. Lol. Well my bb is leaking so I need to replace. And my mc is orig so I want to replace as well. Which ones are recommended for sn95 brakes with drum in the rear?? Thanks
 

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If I'm not mistaken, there's no need to change them unless you're swapping to rear disc. You can always try it after you swap the fronts and see how the pedal feels.
 

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Well the brake booster is bad already so I need to change. Just wondering if there's one more suitable for the sn 95 brakes?
 

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Unless you decide to do the rears as well the stock one should be fine. Chances are, you'll have problems trying to fit a larger booster. I tried to put a SN95 booster in my car to go with my Cobra brakes, but it wasn't going even after trying all the tricks. I think they changed the strut tower on the '90+ models. On the earlier cars its a crapshoot whether it will fit.
 

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Should I just get the 87-93 booster? How about the master cylinder? Would an svo one be better or no?
 

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The boosters are the same from '79-93, except for the '93 Cobra, which I believe to be the same or similar to the SN95's. I think you'll have a really hard pedal if you swap the stock master cylinder out for a different one. I'd suggest leave it be for the time being. The SN95 V6/GT 11" front brakes aren't a huge step over the '87-93 V8 11" front brakes and the m/c bore size didn't change until the introduction of rear discs. So like I said earlier, unless you're going to go ahead and swap to rear disc as well, no need to upgrade the master cylinder.
 

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Well is it hard? I've read a lot of forums on it but I just don't understand brake components and fittings that well. And I dont want to swap rear ends cuz I have gears in my rear end already. What all is needed to swap the rear to disc? Any good clear write ups on it?
 

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I didn't find it that hard. There were a few issues I had to resolve due to the differences in the '79-86 and '87-93 brake systems, but other than those, haven't had any problem since doing it 4 years ago. I did a write-up on what I did.

http://www.allfordmustangs.com/forums/5-0l-tech/108078-1979-1993-mustang-5-lug-disc-brake-swap.html

If you download the instruction manual from the Ford Racing website for the M-2300-K brake kit, it will explain the procedure. Now its for the '87-93 so there will be some steps that wont apply, my write-up should cover that.

I also used this website for info. I originally referenced it in my write-up, but the web address changed and I think it got deleted from my post.

87-93  Ford Fox Body Mustang Brake Upgrades

This should get you well on your way.
 
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