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buckhorn
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From: colebrook,n.h. u.s.a.
Registered: Jun 2003

posted 06-06-2003 10:41 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for buckhorn   Click Here to Email buckhorn     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
anyone know what drums to use if i install 5-stud axles into a mustang ll rear end ? or can stock drums be redrilled?

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77sleeper
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From: Mesa Arizona
Registered: Jun 2001

posted 06-07-2003 12:55 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for 77sleeper   Click Here to Email 77sleeper     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
late 80s ranger, but unsure of which, bring your old ones ot match em up, think it is 89

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KULTULZ
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From: Rockville, MD
Registered: Oct 2002

posted 06-18-2003 08:43 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for KULTULZ   Click Here to Email KULTULZ     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Excerpt from http://www.mustangii.org/tech/tipsntricks/wheels-101.shtml

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The rear for 5 lug can be accomplished several ways. Redrilling the
axles and drums is the basic soution. have a machine shop weld p the 4 lug patttern and go to the 5 lug pattern of choice. Next is the boneyard aproach. Any 64-66 Mustang is the same drum to drum and perch to perch measured axle as a MII. Meaning that the axles will directly replace for length and fit. Find a 5 lug 64-66 Mustang or 63-67 falcon, or newer Versilles and get the axles, brake backing plates, drums and
shoes and you are done. NOW note if you do the bone yard approach to make good notes of what you have because n the future you will order brake parts for the donor car not the MII.

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rtp_rick
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From: Schaumburg, IL 60194
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posted 06-27-2003 09:38 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for rtp_rick   Click Here to Email rtp_rick     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
The Ranger setup is a much smarter approach. The Ranger uses a slightly wider shoe, so you'll get a little larger surface area.

Rick Ruth

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streatrod1
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From: piqua,ohio
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posted 08-30-2003 11:31 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for streatrod1   Click Here to Email streatrod1     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
took my axles to mosers in indiana to have filled and redrilled to 5 lugs and bought 83 ranger drums (exact fit) anything esle i can help wiht let me know.
randy

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