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Old 09-02-2012, 02:06 PM   #1
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Think it'll work?

Ok so I have some backyard/driveway shenanigans going on..



Think I could somehow fabricate some way to use the brakes (calipers + rotors) on my Mustang?
With no power brakes though..

Is it as simple as I think it is? I'm thinking just fabbing up a bracket to hold the caliper.
But right now as I was typing this I just realized I would need a disc hub since I have 4 wheel drums. Dammit.


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Old 09-02-2012, 04:07 PM   #2
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oh they do! (seriously. lol) It'll go away soon enough. Halfway done now. Gonna remove tidbits on the bottom (driveshaft, exhaust, gas tank) then saw away. Fuel just got drained
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Is this the new "flex" car? Really???
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7 series brakes on a classice mustang. Baller.
No clue on the mechanicals but would be sweet if you could get it to work.
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Old 09-03-2012, 01:06 AM   #6
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I might be able to use the spindles/hubs from a disc conversion kit for the mustang and just fab a bracket up for the calipers. But these brakes are stupid big.
My front rotors are like the size of my rims on the fofo. The rear ones are a bit bigger than the front rotors on the fofo
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http://www.rcmotorsportsinc.com/rod__custom.pdf
if you do want disc brakes this is a good place to check.I waas checking into them for my 65.
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Holy Smokies!

that is a pile of car parts..

Given the design difference of the suspension systems of those 2 cars, I think you would have a easier time getting the bmw motor to work in the stang before the breaks..


Good luck thou.
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I'll have the parts lying around in the shed. Figure it out then.
I want this BMW out of the way by the time my new car comes. It's blocking my canopy and it's acorn season again
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