How To Upgrade the Front Brakes on a Fox Body #FairmontProject

Stopping is just as important than going in a performance car. For the #FairmontProject, I went with brakes that were part of a 5 lug conversion.

My 5 lug kit: https://lmr.com/item/SVE-2300DK-B/1993-Mustang-Black-SVE-5-Lug-Conversion-Kit-31-Spline

I’m told these brakes are the same as a ’94 Cobra. To be honest, I wasn’t overly happy with them. Mostly the parts themselves. They were aftermarket parts, not Ford, and I think that’s the main issue. I had fitment issues and the quality of the parts isn’t all that great as a result. I’m going to reserve judgement until after the car is up and running. If I’m not happy with the brakes at that time, I’ll likely swap them out for a better set.

For now here’s a video on their installation, and yes, I will go back and torque the spindle nut properly in a future video.

Previous video in the series: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9okDlsmIfWQ

The #FairmontProject playlist: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L22GsHQi7tU&list=PLSzhQ6St-ov2nxWVKCeU14Vt7JJ_QSZvs

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Tools

Eastwood Flare Tool: http://www.eastwood.com/eastwood-on-car-flaring-tool-for-3-16-tubing.html

Traxion Rolling Seat: http://www.jbtoolsales.com/traxion-2-700-pro-gear-seat#oid=1002_1

Related Videos

Video of my Brake and Suspension Kit: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LKS0ZLQJpUA

Rear Disc Brake Upgrade Fox Body: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uHFYrGEV3QQ

Front Brake Line Installation Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bqyoTWFZ5K4&t=1s

How To Bleed Brakes: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V5O_pbC8R2E

Video of Brake Line Flare Tool: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AP3z_Qg_6-o

#DarkmatterPikachu Dyno Testing Day (Full Video): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Naj3LL-zIj0

Engine Balancing Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XjuGkXpha8Q

Meet Cameraman Brian: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A9TcR3O-98o

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