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Old 06-26-2011, 10:03 PM
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Default Re: How to: Rear disc brake conversion for stock Ranger rear end

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So I'm guessing they have to be GT OR COBRA rear brakes I saw a bunch of stands but all v6's
V6 will work, there isn't an issue there. I went GT myself, but I also had a line on new parts for GT stuff. I took the leap and now I just need the brackets.
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Old 06-27-2011, 08:55 AM
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V6 will work, there isn't an issue there. I went GT myself, but I also had a line on new parts for GT stuff. I took the leap and now I just need the brackets.
Ok so why the big hubbub about GT or cobra cause all I need are the brackets and the anti moan dohickeys
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Old 06-27-2011, 10:56 AM
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Ok so why the big hubbub about GT or cobra cause all I need are the brackets and the anti moan dohickeys
More stopping power. Those cars had bigger brakes to handle the more powerful engines. So a lot of guys go for that. THat's all. You don't need the anti moan brackets...but they sure as shit don't hurt. You do need the other brackets yes.
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Old 06-27-2011, 12:41 PM
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More stopping power. Those cars had bigger brakes to handle the more powerful engines. So a lot of guys go for that. THat's all. You don't need the anti moan brackets...but they sure as shit don't hurt. You do need the other brackets yes.
i can use the brackets and the anti moan from a v6 and the calipers and and rotors from a gt or cobra ( just trying to clarify just incase this scenerio happens you never know) obviously if i can get my hands on a cobra or gt then ill get everything!!!
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Old 06-27-2011, 01:09 PM
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Default Re: How to: Rear disc brake conversion for stock Ranger rear end

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i can use the brackets and the anti moan from a v6 and the calipers and and rotors from a gt or cobra ( just trying to clarify just incase this scenerio happens you never know) obviously if i can get my hands on a cobra or gt then ill get everything!!!
Cobra brakes require special brackets. V6 brackets will work with the GT parts.
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Old 06-27-2011, 03:54 PM
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Cobra brakes require special brackets. V6 brackets will work with the GT parts.
Got it thank you
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Old 06-27-2011, 03:55 PM
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Default Re: How to: Rear disc brake conversion for stock Ranger rear end

To do this do you have to change out the master cylinder? I'm looking into doing this for my 01 4wd and what year mustang works?
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Old 06-27-2011, 04:21 PM
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To do this do you have to change out the master cylinder? I'm looking into doing this for my 01 4wd and what year mustang works?
its all explained in the first post i you dont need to switch MC's
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Old 06-28-2011, 08:11 PM
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Default Re: How to: Rear disc brake conversion for stock Ranger rear end

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Cobra brakes require special brackets. V6 brackets will work with the GT parts.
just to add to this: Mustangs with v6/GT have the same rear brakes. This includes calipers, caliper holder, anti-moan bracket, rotors etc....
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Old 07-15-2011, 11:58 PM
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Default Re: How to: Rear disc brake conversion for stock Ranger rear end

I've done this to my old 91 fox body mustang back in the days. 5 lug conversion up front and disk brakes on the rear. Was really fun. Now I have a 2002 Tremor, 3.0, 2 wheel drive... yadi yadi yadi yah... I'm not happy with the brake. i know it's not a mustang but I really want that extra braking. I'm defiantly doing the Cobra brakes up front and rear. I was just wondering "do you have to modify the proportioning valve to adjust the braking on the rear? " Thanks for the awesome write up.
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Old 07-16-2011, 10:24 PM
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I've done this to my old 91 fox body mustang back in the days. 5 lug conversion up front and disk brakes on the rear. Was really fun. Now I have a 2002 Tremor, 3.0, 2 wheel drive... yadi yadi yadi yah... I'm not happy with the brake. i know it's not a mustang but I really want that extra braking. I'm defiantly doing the Cobra brakes up front and rear. I was just wondering "do you have to modify the proportioning valve to adjust the braking on the rear? " Thanks for the awesome write up.
You don't have to change the proportioning valve that anyone I know have has done. You can, but you don't need to.
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Old 07-17-2011, 09:22 AM
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Default Re: How to: Rear disc brake conversion for stock Ranger rear end

I would suggest bolting in the cut out piece for if nothing else to limit torque movement of caliper mount, every little bit helps.
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Old 07-17-2011, 10:56 AM
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Default Re: How to: Rear disc brake conversion for stock Ranger rear end

It's not needed I have been wheelin my truck and put about 10k on it since the swap nothing has moved or loosen up
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Old 07-17-2011, 11:16 AM
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Default Re: How to: Rear disc brake conversion for stock Ranger rear end

will this work on the 8.8 axle i havee the 28 spline

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what type of clearnece issues will i have with a 15 in. rim
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Old 07-17-2011, 06:24 PM
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Default Re: How to: Rear disc brake conversion for stock Ranger rear end

Yes it works on 8.8 28 spline

With cobra brakes there can be issues not completely known if you do GT/v6 disk set up you will be fine that's what I have with my 15x10
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