Can Granada rotors be drilled to 4 lugs?

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Can Granada rotors be drilled to 4 lugs?

Post #1 by Hot 6t Falcon » Wed Nov 26, 2003 8:59 pm

Guys (and gals),

I know that the four-lug drum brakes can't be drilled to five lugs, BUT how about going the other way? Can Granada rotors be drilled to 4 lugs?

I have a slug of four lug wheels, but am gradually moving to a Disk brake set up. I'd prefer to keep the wheels I've got.

Any ideas?

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Post #2 by MustangSix » Wed Nov 26, 2003 9:39 pm

There's plenty of metal to drill to 4 lug, but to re-use the old wheels you would also have to turn the snout down to size. And then there's the issue of caliper clearance on the stock 13" and 14" wheels.
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Post #3 by addo » Thu Nov 27, 2003 12:33 am

Just order a set of custom drilled one piece hub/rotors. It's easy here; guess similar in the US.

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Post #4 by Guest » Thu Nov 27, 2003 7:17 am

The 4 lug disc brake kit that California Mustang sells uses redrilled Granada rotors.

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Post #5 by FrankBoss » Sun Nov 30, 2003 1:37 pm

In th old days I use to buy Granada rotors on my Pinto's.
I would have to turn them down to 9 inchs but they worked bearings and all.
So it will work the other way around as well.
Pinto 1974-1980
Mustang II 1974-78
Rotors will work.
Now I cant say much about the other parts working.
But you might be able to get the Pinto rotors redrilled or purchase them blank.

Buy the way the Rotors off a AMC Grimlin are the same as Pinto rotors but hey are 5 lug ford pattern.

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Post #6 by 65coupei6 » Sun Nov 30, 2003 6:49 pm

Dennis, like Falcon64 said. The Cali. Mustang Kit has redrilled rotors. Checkout out my webpage at http://65coupei6.mustangindex.com/brakeswap.html for the part numbers.
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