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Shaunp wrote
I can't really tell mate from the pic, but it looks ok to me, I think you need different bolts or drill and retap the the tap. I'd ring/email and ask them. Some hi tensile bolts will be like $ 1 each.


yeah i might do that and see what they say .. if a local mustang shop has a 67 spindle i might go take a look and if not ill just drill and retap but ill keep you in mind for the one you have .


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I don't mean to hijack, but Shaun, if you ever get hold of a set of 66 V8 stubs, do you recon we could strike a deal matey?


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Personally I don't like these after market brake set ups like this, you are screwing the brake to 3 bolts that were designed to hold a dust cover. If it were me I'd go up to the next size bolt and use counter sunk allen head screws and loctite. I'd counter sink the bracket, so that it locates on this that way it has to be correct and the counter sink takes the load. I think this would be the best thing to do, even if you just use the bolts they gave you loctite them.


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I am sure I have a set of correct 67 spindles for you George. However I will not be back until late November.


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I have a set of 67's if you get desperate..
What you have definately looks like 68 spindles..


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I am sure I have a set of correct 67 spindles for you George. However I will not be back until late November.


Thanks Kerry, i knew you would! haha .. but i will need them much sooner than that.. thanks anyway .. but ill also keep it in mind in case .. thanks


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SPECT"]I have a set of 67's if you get desperate..
What you have definately looks like 68 spindles..


thanks mate .. ill let you know cheers


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after some more research looks like the spindles i have are a 1975 granada which according to the web is a typical disc brake conversion for an early mustang. im curious now to see the difference between an actual 67 mustang spindle and what i have. The wilwood kit i have is suppose to be compatible with a mustang 65-69 disc or drum spindle so i assume those years must have similar spindles.


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I'll try and get some pics of my '70 spindles over the next day or so.


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68 on look like the granada ones which look like falcon ones, maybe stubtle differances but not much. The 67 has a square boss to mount the backing plate for the drum or mount plate for the disc caliper they have 4 bolt holes. I'd rather see you use this as the were desinged to hold the brake force, not just a dust cover. The strongest stub you can get is an XF falcon, they are far stronger than a mustang stub. You'd probably find that kit would fit on pre XB falcon stubs ok as well. XB on have bigger bearind which would be an issue for the rotors All falcons late xw to XG have that 3 bolt patern for the dust plate. XY/XA would be stronger than mustang also.


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Shaunp wrote
68 on look like the granada ones which look like falcon ones, maybe stubtle differances but not much. The 67 has a square boss to mount the backing plate for the drum or mount plate for the disc caliper they have 4 bolt holes. I'd rather see you use this as the were desinged to hold the brake force, not just a dust cover. The strongest stub you can get is an XF falcon, they are far stronger than a mustang stub. You'd probably find that kit would fit on pre XB falcon stubs ok as well. XB on have bigger bearind which would be an issue for the rotors All falcons late xw to XG have that 3 bolt patern for the dust plate. XY/XA would be stronger than mustang also.


your right shaun .. kit is compatible with early falcon (american tho but i assume is the same) spindles .. here the compatibility list:

Ford Ford Fairlane 1966-1969 Disc Brake Front Spindle.
Ford Ford Fairlane 1966-1969 Drum Brake Front Spindle.
Ford Ford Falcon 1970 All Drum Brake Front thru 8/24/69
Ford Ford Falcon 1967-1969 Disc Brake Front Spindle.
Ford Ford Falcon 1965-1966 Disc Brake V-8 Spindle Only.
Ford Ford Falcon 1967-1969 Drum Brake Front Spindle.
Ford Ford Falcon 1965-1966 Drum Brake V-8 Spindle Only.
Ford Ford Maverick 1970 All Drum Brake Front thru 8/24/69
Ford Ford Mustang 1967-1969 Disc Brake Front Spindle.
Ford Ford Mustang 1970 Disc Brake GT350 & 500 only.
Ford Ford Mustang 1965-1966 Disc Brake V-8 Spindle Only.
Ford Ford Mustang 1967-1969 Drum Brake Front Spindle.
Ford Ford Mustang 1965-1966 Drum Brake V-8 Spindle Only.


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i found this isn the FAQ on the wilwood site.. which is interesting:

Q: Do bolt-on brake kits require any alteration to the spindles or rear axles?
A:

Front brake kits occasionally require minor modifications to the spindle such as drilling and tapping a bolt hole to a larger size. Rear axle kits require no modifications provided that you purchase the correct kit for your housing flange and offset. If you have any questions, please contact a Wilwood Sales Technician at 805-388-1188 or email Sales/Tech Support.


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Going back over the pics.. they are setup for both arrangements..
These are 67 stubs..


Four 3/8th size holes.. they are unthreaded.. the bolt goes all the way through.


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SPECT"]Going back over the pics.. they are setup for both arrangements..
These are 67 stubs..


Four 3/8th size holes.. they are unthreaded.. the bolt goes all the way through.


yep thats the bolts i have from wilwood .. 3/8 .. with nuts (in the drum bolt packet) 2 long ones and 6 short ones with nuts and washers. The disc bolt packet has 6 threaded 3/8 bolts with washers only.

thats exactly what i need then.. id rather that than modify my existing spindles (then i can keep those spindles with the brakes and rotors as a complete set for someone).


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Post the casting numbers, tells you what it is far better than guessing from a picture! Wink2


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