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Old 01-23-2011, 06:29 AM
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Smile Disc brakes

Anybody make rear disc brake kits for 86 ranger xlt? Or can I get parts off another vehicle to make the swap?
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Old 01-23-2011, 06:40 AM
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Pretty sure you can find an expo with discs and take them
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Old 01-23-2011, 07:13 AM
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Default Re: Disc brakes

Im not positive a explorer axle would swap over.

Generally they take a explorer axle switch the spring mounts and bolt it up. Most will also take mustang brakes and swap them in but this can only be done on the newer trucks.
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Old 01-23-2011, 10:02 AM
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Default Re: Disc brakes

you should be able to ue mustang brakes might have to swap in a newer model ranger rear axle
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Old 01-23-2011, 10:31 AM
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Default Re: Disc brakes

mustang brakes will bolt to any 7.5 are 8.8 28 spline axel.. if you have the 8.8 31 spline then mustang brakes will not work you will have to use explorer brakes

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Old 01-23-2011, 11:01 AM
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Default Re: Disc brakes

you can do the explorer axle, but it will be 3" wider than the axle you have now iirc.
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Old 01-24-2011, 06:44 PM
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Default Re: Disc brakes

American muscle website has everything neded for the rear disc conversion for $184.00.
Listed as 95 Mustang read disc brake kit. $184 new beats $150 used in my book
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Old 01-24-2011, 06:49 PM
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Default Re: Disc brakes

Let me guess you just attempted to change disc brakes? I tried once and never again. It was a friends jeep cherokee and half way through I gave up and let someone else do it. That is one thing I will take my truck to someone else for.
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Old 01-25-2011, 08:08 AM
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Should be an esay swap if you got all the parts. This swap seems very straight forward to me. Just didnt know where to get parts and what to get. I ordered the kit from American muscle website. Hope to have it done by Valentines day.
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