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Old 10-03-2013
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break converstion

I have a 1997 ford ranger with drum breaks in the rear I was wondering if it would be worth it to convert to disk all the way around mind you have a 8 inch lift and 35s on my truck
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Obsolutely Yes.

Search for COBRA rear disc brake conversion how-to written by a member named dangerranger01. It also covers putting SN95 Mustang GT rear brakes on a Ford 7.5 or 8.8" 28spline axle. It is hands down the best and cheapest rear disc conversion out there.
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Old 10-04-2013
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Yeah its worth it. Drum brakes in my opinion should of died out with the 90's. Disc is so superior in almost every way possible.

Rear Disc Converstion Kit - $150 & S&H - Minneapolis, MN

^A member on this site is selling a disc brake conversion kit.
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