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4 wheel disc brakes

Has anyone here put disc brakes on the rear? I would like to change over how hard was it to do?
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Most guys that do it just swap in an explorer 8.8 rear axle with disc brakes already on it. It gives you a stronger axle and disk brakes.
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Thanks I'll check that out.
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they make a mustang swap real easy and works great. just do a little searching on here
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There are many ways to swap Ranger rear drum brakes to discs if one is so inclined. Here is the conversion that I did on my 2003 several years ago. This combination works very well but it's not a simple bolt-on swap.


Before: factory 10" drums



After: SVO 11 1/4" vented rear discs







Conversion Parts:
79~85 Eldorado/Riviera/Toronado rear caliper w/parking brake
84~86 Mustang SVO 11 1/4" vented rear rotor
94~04 Mustang GT front brake hose
Custom fabbed caliper bracket, splash shield and p-brake cable adapter.







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I did the mustang swap. Did it for $150. Pretty simple to do
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