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Old 07-26-2014, 10:30 AM
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9" Ford disc brake rear

I'm using the 85 Cadillac disc calipers on the rear of my Ford 9 inch. I already know these calipers are a pain to adjust and don't work well. I've seen some calipers on ebay that state will fit GM and Mustang II's they look similar to the Cadillac calipers. Anyone have suggestions on replacing the Cadillac calipers with a better caliper? I'd like to keep the ebrake.

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If you have the large Torino type axle bearings you can use the Explorer disc brake set up, probably cheaper than trying to rehash you exsisting Cdillac brakes. The entire kit costs around $400 and has the brackets, rotors with the E brake in the hat and loaded calipers. I got mine from Curries but you can also find them on ebay and a ton of other vendors.
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I do have the large bearing axles, however I already have the conversion kit. I'm looking for the calipers only. I'm just wondering what the GM guys are using since the brackets I have are for the Cadillac calipers. I'm sure there are several who have upgraded without spending big bucks since the Cadillac calipers are in my opinion junk.
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