Drum brake conversion

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Cjmach1

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Does anyone know if you can take the front spindles from a 1973 mustang and put it on a 1968 front with drum brakes to convert to disc brakes on the 1958
 

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I believe so but the tie rod ends are different.
 

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What turtle said...

The factory 1968 disc setup is nearly identical to the 73, but you do need to use 70-73 Mustang outer tie rod ends as they have the correct size taper. Calipers, pads and the caliper hardware kit is the same 68-73, but you'll use '68 disc style flex hoses, brake lines etc. The bearings are larger for the 70-up spindles, use the application for the 70~73 - Timken SET12 & SET13.
 

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So if I put the 73 disc set up on a 78 drum set up I would use the 73 tie rod
 
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