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Old 06-29-2004, 03:21 PM
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1962 Falcon disc Brake conversion????

Hi there Im hopeing to find out how to do disc brakes on the 62 ford falcon ,,,, If some one knows for sure that would be really kool, but I know its diff from the 63 can some one help... thx Josh with Rudy the 62 falcon
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http://www.stuart.iit.edu/students/2...diskbrakes.htm

This should help you to start.
first I would contact the ford dealer and ask what cars and years used the same spindles. you might be suprised.
But I would remove one of the old spindle and take it down to the wrecking yard to start comparing the size and shape to ones that have disk break setups. Don't worry to much about the ball joint holes and tierod ends just bolting in. The holes can be changed a bit to fit what you have or want.
This is normally the cheapest way.
The other way is to find a kit.

Ford was very good about keeping geometries very similar between years makes and models. Unless a major change was called for Ford just kept doing what worked.
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http://www.mustangsandmore.com/ubb/F...ML/000567.html

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these may help ya......joe
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62 Falcon disc conversion

I am doing the same conversion to my 62 Falcon. I bought a donor 79 Granada - the spindles have nearly identical geometry. However, the upper ball joints and outer tie-rod ends on the 62 Falcon have a smaller diameter tapered shaft. I am trying to find out if there is a replacement upper ball joint that will bolt in, and I am thinking of a way to connect the Granada outer tie-rod end to the Falcon stock one. I may get a professional welder to assist with the tie-rod end.
The Granada dual master cylinder bolts right to the firewall (minus the booster), and the proportioning valve should mount right beside it on the inner fender.
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