Rod & Custom Motorsports Rack and Pinion/Disc Brake Conversion Kit with a Tubular A-Arm System for all 1965, 1966, 1967, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1971, 1972 and 1973 Push Rod V8 Mustangs with Power Steering and Ridetech Air Ride Shockwaves.
Transform your 1965-1973 Mustang by purchasing this Rod & Custom Motorsports Rack and Pinion/Disc Brake Conversion Kit with a Tubular A-Arm System. Rod & Custom Motorsports understands quality verses affordability. That's why all of Rod & Custom's kits are designed with top grade steel, manufactured with the buyers needs in consideration and undergo intense quality control procedures. With Rod & Custom, you can be confident in knowing you have purchased and installed the highest quality, best fitting, most affordable Rack & Pinion Independent Front Suspension on the market today!
By adding this kit to your Mustang, you will gain more adjustability and better handling from your suspension. You will find an increase in your cornering ability and a much better overall ride quality. This kit also completes two huge jobs by upgrading your steering and your front brakes. By using one of these kits you will gain an extra 7" of engine clearance on each side! This kit is specifically designed to be used with Ridetech Air Ride Shockwaves and includes the specific brackets that you'll need for a proper fitment with your shocks.
- Shock Tower Replacement Panels
- Motor Mounts
- Shockwave specific mounts
- Upper and Lower Tubular Control Arms with Urethane Bushings
- Power Steering Rack and Pinion
- Rack Ends and Bushings
- Steering Shaft Kit
- Steering Column Modification Kit
- 11" Front Disc Brake Kit
- Stainless Steel Flex Front Brake Lines
- 1" Front Sway Bar Kit
- Spindles with Nut Kit
- Bearings and Seals
When you purchase this conversion, you'll be required to provide the year of your classic Mustang as well as its engine size. You'll also have a choice on your hands, as this kit is offered with multiple brake options. You'll be able to choose whether you want plain rotors, slotted & drilled rotors or a Wilwood brake kit. The Wilwood brake kit features 11" Dynalite drilled & slotted two-piece vented rotors as well as forged four piston black aluminum calipers. The calipers will allow you to use smaller diameter wheels, letting your vintage Pony be the ultimate sleeper.
Wheel and Tire Fitment Notes:
- For optimum tire clearance CJ Pony Parts strongly recommends no wider than a 7” wheel
- A 7” wide wheel will need to have 4” to 4-1/2” of backspacing
- An 8” wide wheel is possible, but must have custom backspacing
- All 15”, 16” and 17” wheels are acceptable and recommended
- Some 14” wheels will fit with this kit, however most will not
*This is available for V8 engines ONLY, as Rod & Custom Motorsports does not have motor mounts for the inline 6-cylinder engines.
*This is the same kit that was used on CJ Pony Part's Project 50/30 Mustang.
Please Note: This conversion kit is specifically designed to be used with Ridetech's Air Ride Shockwaves (Part # 21120101 that are not included within this kit and are sold separately.
Warning: A rear sump oil pan is required with this kit.
Tech Tips: Please check the diagram in the installation instructions for 15" wheel fitment. CJ Pony Parts also uses Fox Body Long Tube Headers when installing this kit on 1965-1973 Mustangs with a 289, 302 or 351W engine.
So buy this Rod & Custom Motorsports Rack and Pinion/Disc Brake Conversion Kit with a Tubular A-Arm System for your 1965, 1966, 1967, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1971, 1972 or 1973 Push Rod V8 Mustang with Power Steering and Ridetech Air Ride Shockwaves from CJ Pony Parts today!
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Josh: Here we are in the mock up stage of our rear 4-Link suspension. We're using a Ride Tech Air Bar because we're using an '88 rear end we're using these weld-on brackets, but most of the kits if you have an 8 or a 9 inch with a factor leaf spring they have a bolt-on bracket also. We're using the HQ series shockwave bags. At the core of this 4-Link is this bracket up here that bolts in the factory mounting locations. The lower bars bolt in to your factory front leaf spring mounts and obviously to these rear brackets. We have the upper 4-Link bars with Heim Joint ends and they're adjustable so you can set your pinion angle.
Like I said, this is just a mock-up stage. We've cut all the bracketry off of this '88 rear end. Once we get everything measured, set up, welded on solid, we're actually going to cut the ends off this '88 and put 9 inch ends on. That's basically how our rear suspension gets set up. It's pretty easy, quick bolt-on, functions really, really well. With the shockwaves we have we'll have full height adjustment and great handling.
Bill: We have our front suspension pretty much finished. Now that the rears mocked-up we can work on finishing that up and then we can move on to our braking system. Make sure you subscribe to our YouTube channel for more updates on our project 50-30.