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Old 07-11-2006, 09:45 AM
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braking and steering?

i have a few questions revolving around brakes....

i have a 1966 ford truck

1. on a scale 1-10... 1 being a 5 year old could do it, 10 being you need to go to a shop for sure....How hard is it to replace the rear drums with rear disc brakes?

2. how much is it to change the braking?

3. Power steering on the scale 1-10 again how hard?

4. How much would it be?

5. Know anyplace to get the parts?

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On a scale of 1 to 10 ... replacing the drums with discs is ... a NO BRAINER ..

Kits are available ...

Power steering ... a good bit tougher ..
Most of the Trucking type magazines are loaded with advertisers ... for these things ...

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why do you want to replace the rear drums with discs, I could understand replacing the front drums as it will better the breaking efficency, as 4whl drum is 50% rear 50% front, and front disc rear drum your looking at 60% front 40% rear. the '66 truck would have a 9" rear most likely and www.scarebird.com has a kit to fit common calipers and rotors on the rear end. with power steering 90% of the later F150's have power steering, up until 1996 Ford used much the same chassie and twin I beam front suspension, what you need is the power steering box from a F100-150 up until 1979, and also the pump, and it should bolt in.
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