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Suspension/Steering / 87 tbird to sn95 swap complete!
I completed the sn95 brake axle spindle swap in ny87 tbird lx 5.0.  It was a success!!  Got a junker 98 mustang gt, rebuilt the 8.8 axle w/ 3.27 gear and traclock, transfered rear brake hoses and right to left rear brake line. Maximum motorsports front brake line conversion, PBR front calipers and rotors.  93 mustang cobra brake booster and master cylinder, 3 to 2 master cylinder line conversion from mm, removed old proportioning valve, replaced with adjustable prop valve.  Replaced ball joints with sn95 ball joints, Replaced tierods with mm bumpsteer tie rods, installed mm adjustable strut mounts. swapped the rear swaybar with the 98 rear swaybar.  Had to do a few modifications for fitment issues with brake lines.  Other than that, it was a success
Suspension/Steering / 87 tbird to Sn95 front brake hose issue
Ran into another problem not mentioned in the forums, the brake line to front caliper brake hose maximum motorsports 87 5.0 to sn95 does not fit the factory fitting on the chassis of the t-bird, it needs a larger fitting, any ideas what size fitting fits the mm brake hose conversion for the front brake lines?
Suspension/Steering / Sn95 steering knuckle issue
Im in the middle of installing the sn95 knuckle in my 87 tbird, the mounting of the strut to knuckle is different, am i suppose to use a sn95 strut of the same year as the sn95 knuckle?  Will the sn95 strut shaft fit in the maximum motorsport strut mount bearing?
Engine Tech / 87 5.0 tbird Flat top pistons?
does the original 5.0 in the tbird for 1987 come with flat top or is there valve reliefs?  I've been getting mixed info on this.
Engine Tech / 5.0 87 tbird oil burning
Got a question, i have a 5.0 tbird with 90k miles all original, at times i get blue smoke, other times i dont.  Could it most likely be leaky valve guides or could it be piston oil ring issue
Suspension/Steering / Master cylinder verification
From what i read, for a pbr dual piston brakes and rear disc sn95 setup on a tbird, i need to get a master cylinder for a 93 cobra with a brake booster.  Am i correct, and is there alternative master and booster combo that could work
Lounge / Having Forum issues
Im having an issue with the forum, it keeps going back and forth with a text only format, i cleared the cache and history, still didnt work, any ideas?
Suspension/Steering / 1998 sn95 Spindles on 87 tbird 5.0
I have sn95 mustang gt i bought for parts, i am rebuilding the axle and replacing the ring pinion with 3.27 ford trac lock, taking the 4r70w and putting the wide ratio gears in my AOD in the tbird.   my concern is fitment of the 98 SN95 spindles, is there anything i need to modify, do i need to put the control arms from the sn95 in the tbird, should i replace the steering rack with the sn95.   im not sure if there is going to be significant changes in angles that require more than just replacing the spindles.  Your help is most appreciated!!

engine still thinking what to do, i am thinking going cheap streetable, gt40p heads with gt40/explorer intake and a 270 grind roller cam, looking for a good torque curve between 1800rpm to 5800rpm
Drivetrain Tech / 87 7.5inch to 8.8 inch swap
I want to swap the axle assembly on my 87 5.0 tbird from a 7.5 to an 8.8.

i keep reading about people changing axles themselves so they can get a 5 lug pattern, but
i want to change mine completely to a 8.8 and was wondering if a sn95 axle assembly bolts in or
is there any mods that need to be done.

i know the brakes will be different.