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ok i have seached and searched on line even pmed a few listers in the 2nd gen for sale and even posted a wanted in the parts section.
see my problem is here in canada in about 2002 or 03 scrap metal was at a all time high so all yards crushed all old cars.
i have even downloaded the 4 lug dia and a 5 lub x 4.5 dia and the circle is so close that one hole is 1/32 off. so i thought about drilling to 5 x 4.5 and mount studs in stock hubs.
ever hear of anyone doing this?
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ok i have seached and searched on line even pmed a few listers in the 2nd gen for sale and even posted a wanted in the parts section.
see my problem is here in canada in about 2002 or 03 scrap metal was at a all time high so all yards crushed all old cars.
i have even downloaded the 4 lug dia and a 5 lub x 4.5 dia and the circle is so close that one hole is 1/32 off. so i thought about drilling to 5 x 4.5 and mount studs in stock hubs.
ever hear of anyone doing this?
thanks
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Maybe it would work?? I assume you are trying to match the rear 5 lug? I am doing a Ford 8.8 very soon too
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need to update this...Engine is rebuilt with aluminum stock heads, Comp CC503 cam, 1.6 Roller Rockers. Also put 17s on it and now it goes drifting. I am doing lots of work this winter, going to a Ford 8.8 rear axle and FC knuckles. I have also picked up a bunch of sponsors and started making Youtube Videos, here's the link to my Channel

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Old 11-28-18, 05:38 PM
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Maybe it would work?? I assume you are trying to match the rear 5 lug? I am doing a Ford 8.8 very soon too
Yes thanks for your info on the YouTube channel wow car is hot
Rear axles are 5x 4.5 as I am using sn95 mustang rear rotors and calipers .these will use handbrake as well
Also way more wheel options in 15' 16 and 17 inch rims
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Yes thanks for your info on the YouTube channel wow car is hot
Rear axles are 5x 4.5 as I am using sn95 mustang rear rotors and calipers .these will use handbrake as well
Also way more wheel options in 15' 16 and 17 inch rims
glad you like my videos, I need to update this forum more! I agree 5 lug has way more options
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I also built some tubular, adjustable rear links, and drop brackets to help with the binding. They made a huge difference!! I went from destroying bushings in a few hours to no damage at all!


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I remember seeing your youtube video a while back on those brackets and it's nice work.

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I remember seeing your youtube video a while back on those brackets and it's nice work.
Thank you! I'm glad you like it
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Here is an overview of what I will be doing over the next couple months

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Here is an overview of what I will be doing over the next couple months

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ouDaZO2Fd2A
I just watched the video and Iím excited to see how this works out. Keep the content coming.
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I just watched the video and Iím excited to see how this works out. Keep the content coming.
Thank you man!! I am glad you like it. I am super excited to keep working on this thing.
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Do you have any measurements for the radiator? Ride looks awesome btw
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Do you have any measurements for the radiator? Ride looks awesome btw
Glad you like it! I will get measurements tonight, but I wanna say it is a 19x17 core or something like that
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I've seen where they come from but $600 for a radiator is ridiculous. I can have one locally made for ~$150 exactly how I want/need it.

I asked to have a ballpark measurement for mock up, I have a large weiand blower that I won't know hose/fan placement on until the belt and serpentine setup is done.
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Ron Davis makes good radiators, but I think that there is a mark up buying from Grannys. I would buy direct from Ron Davis if you want the one I have. 150 is a good deal for an all aluminum rad
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Ron Davis makes good radiators, but I think that there is a mark up buying from Grannys. I would buy direct from Ron Davis if you want the one I have. 150 is a good deal for an all aluminum rad
It's a good looking radiator no doubt but I'm running an old Weiand 177 on a carbed SBF and the belt setup is a joke. Was just wondering what the ballpark measurements are so I can put a cardboard box in there and play around with fan placement and what not. Unfortunately I have no original parts other than the chassis to work with. Would be far more beneficial to use a custom radiator in my setup
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It's a good looking radiator no doubt but I'm running an old Weiand 177 on a carbed SBF and the belt setup is a joke. Was just wondering what the ballpark measurements are so I can put a cardboard box in there and play around with fan placement and what not. Unfortunately I have no original parts other than the chassis to work with. Would be far more beneficial to use a custom radiator in my setup
this sounds like a wild project!!! I hope my measurements can help you out

the core is 17.75" x 19.25"

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this sounds like a wild project!!! I hope my measurements can help you out

the core is 17.75" x 19.25"
Much appreciated. So the overall is like 24" wide?
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Much appreciated. So the overall is like 24" wide?
Yes I think like 23 3/4" or something like that. You do have to cut a bunch of sheet metal to make it fit though especially if you need a lot of room for the blower pulley
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Yes I think like 23 3/4" or something like that. You do have to cut a bunch of sheet metal to make it fit though especially if you need a lot of room for the blower pulley
Yeah I noticed the angled mounts. I plan to fold some of that steel back and re brace it to make a hanger for it. But I need to get everything in first to see where the hoses will go.
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not trying to butt in, but shaolin mentioned he's building an FC vert while freeskier is an FB. just an observation. oh, and bad *** blower. what kind of boost you get from that? I have a weiand intake...
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not trying to butt in, but shaolin mentioned he's building an FC vert while freeskier is an FB. just an observation. oh, and bad *** blower. what kind of boost you get from that? I have a weiand intake...
I'm not building a vert
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I bought my Ford 8.8 axle today! also I made this video.
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