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MuscleTang mod project thread (1971 M-Mach 1)
No I sheared it on a 1-2 shift and it just blew. I was on slicks and concrete when it happened and was on the factroy U joints before I upgraded everything to 1350 and chrome moly yoke and slip yoke.

There was lots of damage, from twisted splines at the slip yoke to torn mounts on the rear axle. I hope no one here gets to experience this firsthand.

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"I love my Hookers!" and "Get some Strange" probably have a different connotation to non automotive enthusiasts!
The new rear brake discs from Wilwood are in. I installed the 140-11403 kit to substitute the Right Stuff kit I had. The old kit uses GM calipers that were used in Cadillacs and are widely used for rear disc conversions. The problem I had with them is that the caliper cylinder was too big compared to my front Wilwoods. In theory that was creating issues with balancing from front to rear. I was able to lock the rear tires but not the fronts. I will have to wait until spring to test if the rear Wilwood brakes would make my system work better.
The only issue I had when installing the Wilwood kit is that I had a gap between the bearing retainer and bearing that required searching for a shim (which took a lot of time). You can read all about in here: https://www.7173mustangs.com/thread-issu...um-e-brake

BTW, I will post the Right Stuff kit for sale soon. They should work well if you have OEM front disc brakes because these also have a large caliper cylinder area.

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1971 M-Code Mach 1 w/Ram Air, 408 stroker, 285/291 0.558" roller cam, Blue Thunder intake, TKO600, Hooker headers with electric cut-offs, FiTech EFI w/ RobBMC PowerSurge pump
Strange center section with Truetrac, 3.5 gear and 31 spline axles, 4-wheel disc brakes
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