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Old 02-17-2007, 03:13 PM   #71
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I don't mean to be argumentative but I just checked the instruction sheet for the factory svt brake kit at www.Fordracingparts.com page 2 of instructions
and it says 17" wheels will be required. Kit M-2300-ZX3 $999.99.Again I just want to get it right the first time.
That's just because they want to sell you a set of 17" wheels at $100-150/each. Trust us...16" wheels fit. I have larger front calipers than the SVT and they fit under 16s. You'll be fine.
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Old 02-18-2007, 05:07 AM   #73
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So you are saying factory focus 16" wheels will clear the svt calipers and rotors.

I have my stock 16" ZTW wheels on over my SVT brakes RIGHT NOW, they fit fine.
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That's just because they want to sell you a set of 17" wheels at $100-150/each. Trust us...16" wheels fit. I have larger front calipers than the SVT and they fit under 16s. You'll be fine.
According to Ford, each 17" 5-spoke Silver rim is approximately ~$325 a piece, which I think is ridiculous.

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Old 02-18-2007, 08:21 PM   #75
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Ok thank's I just wanted to be sure.
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Old 12-22-2007, 11:15 PM   #77
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Just did new brake pads this weekend. STILL running on the stock SVT discs. They are showing some wear , but no need to replace yet.
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Wow dude, you did your swap ages ago, and just now swapped pads? Sweet!
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Thanks for this thread. I'll be doing the M-2300-ZX3 swap, this weekend. My main concern was if my stock 16" wheels would fit. Looks like they will. Thanks, again.
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Old 05-14-2009, 10:17 PM   #80
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ARISE THREAD ARISE THREAD!!!!have fun with the swap, and make sure they gave you all the right parts, the messed up on my kit, i had one svt knuckle and one regular one, I was like "this one looks familiar?" SKIT!!!! thank goodness I checked all my parts out. I'm still on my stock pads that came with the kit, they've started to squeal a bit, but all my pads and rotors are good still. good luck, you'll love this mod!!!!
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