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Old 01-16-2011, 01:20 AM
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'83 Mustang would have a 7.5" axle.. there is no need for the high $$$ stuff. it can be had out of the junkyard. what you need is 2 passanger side axles from a Ford Ranger with 7.5" axle ( 2wd and some earlier 4x4 ). for rear disc brakes, if you want to go that far. later SN95 Mustang stuff will fit on your axle. doesn't matter 7.5" or 8.8" both have the same axle tubes, otherwise the drum brake stuff off the Ranger should swap right over.. Ford Ranger rotors are commonly used for the disc brake 5 lug conversion, because the bearings match. I'm not sure about what needs done with the calipers... just check a mustang site. I know the Ranger axles are what is needed, but Ranger axles got wider in '93 and I don't know if it takes an early or late axle shaft
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