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Old 03-12-2007, 12:33 AM   #1 (permalink)
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well i was gona ask about the entire suspension for the car but just seen the thread about the 92gt rear so figure ill just ask about the front

will any parts of the front suspension off the 86 gt fit on a 65 mustang convertible ? perferably the spindles and disc brakes ?
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Old 03-12-2007, 01:23 AM   #2 (permalink)
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I saw a 65 Mustang on Ebay that had the whole front suspension on his car, but he used the whole front clip......shock towers, frame ect......it fit.
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Old 03-12-2007, 02:44 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Forget the spindles.

RE: brakes, the 86 GT front discs are no better than stock 65-up disk brakes. I'd use one of the proven disc-upgrade options like


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Old 03-12-2007, 06:45 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Yes, but it is major surgery.

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Old 03-13-2007, 01:04 AM   #5 (permalink)
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Sure. With a good welder, a big hammer, a lot of patience, and the skill of David Stribling, you can make anything fit.

You probably won't be any better off than you are now, though.
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