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Mike BarnaSat Apr-10-04 12:20 AM
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J351;

Tell us more about your Cobra hub conversion. Can you use model year 2000 Cobra PBR calipers and 13" rotors?

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j351Sat Nov-11-00 09:04 PM
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The cobra hub conversion consist of discarding your stock mark 8 drive hubs(front and rear)and replacing them with 94-2000 cobra front hubs and 99-2000 cobra rear hubs(28 spline)NOTE:YOUR CHANGING YOUR BOLT PATTERN FROM 4.25 to 4.50.Hubs come complete with the mustang studs,1/2 20 threads.The exciter ring comes on the hubs also for the traction control.Fronts are 150..00 pr and reas are 100.00 pr.I'm not sure about the PBR calipers,unless you had a bracket to fit the spindel.I used crossed drilled rotors(mark 8)and drilled another 5 holes for the 4.5 pattern.Stock calipers were used with ceramic pads.REAL! FORD COBRA R wheels will fit on the car then.I am able to fit BFG 275/40/17 tires on my car(front and rear!) and it has 2" of clearance between the fender lips and the tires(car was lowered)Auto specialty makes the rotors.You can simply drill your stock rotors if desired.If you want big brakes use the KVR set-up.13" rotors for the front with 4 piston calipers.You have to be a TCCOA member(t bird and couger club of america)Dues are 20.00 a year.www.markm@tccoa.com Any questions -email me

  

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Mike BarnaMon Nov-13-00 10:04 PM
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What is your email address?

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j351Tue Nov-14-00 09:58 AM
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j351@rochester.rr.com

  

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callouieTue Nov-14-00 10:59 AM
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LAST EDITED ON Nov-14-00 AT 11:03 AM (EST)

If you click on the little icon that looks like an envelope next to the poster's name, it should launch your default mail program, and auto-populate the "To:" field. Just FYI

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Mike BarnaTue Nov-14-00 10:53 PM
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Calvin;

Ummm - yeah. I kinda found that out - like 2 seconds - after I wrote my email question. Oh well, someone else will learn from this.

  

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Mike BarnaWed Dec-13-00 03:06 PM
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J351;

How is the car handling with the new hubs and rims?

Have you noted any squirrley handling quirks with the new set up? How did you "correct" the backspacing when going from the MN12 hubs to the Mustang hubs?

Any steering rack wear and tear issues? Tire wear?

Mike

  

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j351Sat Dec-16-00 04:21 AM
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Mike,the car handles like a dream!There is NO correction needed for back spacing!The hubs are exact replacements in every dimension to the mn12 hubs.The differance is the 4.5 pattern and you get 1/2 20 studs (larger).Steering and handling has improved with the added rubber I put around the car,255/45/17 tires.No wear or tear the car is much better.Sway bars still to go on soon,1 1/4 front and rear.Pics will be posted of hubs,rotors,car,etc. next week.

  

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