Brakes The Ultimate 4-lug/5-lug Brake Conversion/upgrade Thread

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Mustang5L5

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Negative. They are sold with the rings only. You can easily pull them off as they are a light press fit, or you can leave them on and they don’t interfere with anything
 
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Different spindle so I would assume not. Would need to see if it’s the same part number, but wuick look suggests not.

Why the adversion to the abs tone rings? They just pull right off.
 
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Different spindle so I would assume not. Would need to see if it’s the same part number, but wuick look suggests not.

Why the adversion to the abs tone rings? They just pull right off.
I think they look funky... If they pull off I can deal with that..TY.. I was looking at some ( 04-08?) that didnt' have them and since I am going to have to buy some new hubs and if these are the same hubs without the ABS rings why not?.....
 

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They pull off very easily with a 3-jaw puller, or just cut them and split them off. I actually just removed a pair off a junk set
They aren’t really all that visible, especially once the rotor is in place.
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PBR is a brake manufacturer. They make a few calipers that will fit a mustamg. You’ll need links for more detail
Ok, here is one.. does this seem a bit pricey??
 

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Those are 94-95 spindles, 99-04 GT/V6 calipers (made by PBR) with SS braided lines and 94-04 10.9” GT/v6 rotors.

pricing might be a tad high, all depends on what you can find spindkes for separately.
 
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I think that listing is high.

My local pull-a-part has a 95 and 2002 currently in the yard. Myself I would mix and match to get what the ad has. The costs would be as follows:

95 spindles with hubs - $49 each , so $98 for pair
2002 calipers and hoses - $38 each, so $76 for the pair
Rotors for either (if near new condition) - $22 each, so $44 for the pair

So total = 98+76+44 = $218 + 13% sales tax and a couple hours of my time.

If you don't trust used parts then get hubs and rotors new (calipers if you must, but most time a visual inspection at wreckers will tell you if any good)

95 spindles - $35 each (used)
new hubs (rockauto) -$25-35 each
2002 calipers and hoses - $76 for pair (used)
Rotors (10.9" on rockauto) - $22-35 each

So total = 70+70+76+70 = $286 +shipping + tax

Note the above prices are Canadian Dollars so numbers would be lower in US funds (shipping cheaper too).
 
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So what tools should I take to a U Pull it yard to remove some spindles?? I should have all of the sockets and wrenches but what about any specialty tools, like a pickle fork? or a ball joint remover?
 
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