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Old 08-01-2015, 06:05 PM   #46
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I have another kit ready to ship.
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I have heard that Ford Ranger rotors are a direct swap for this upgrade. 5x4.5 bolt pattern and already made for a dual piston caliper. Can anyone confirm??
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I have heard that Ford Ranger rotors are a direct swap for this upgrade. 5x4.5 bolt pattern and already made for a dual piston caliper. Can anyone confirm??
idk about rangers, havent heard that one till now. i know explorer sport trac rotors work
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X2 on the Sport Trax. I have never personally tested this theory. It's easy enough just to redrill the WJ rotors.
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X2 on the Sport Trax. I have never personally tested this theory. It's easy enough just to redrill the WJ rotors.
That's a machine job right there. Unless you have the resources, you're gonna pay big bucks. If I can find a swappable rotor, that would be my preference. I've been pondering this WJ upgrade for a while.

What year Sport Trac do you need? Any hub grinding required?
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That's a machine job right there. Unless you have the resources, you're gonna pay big bucks. If I can find a swappable rotor, that would be my preference. I've been pondering this WJ upgrade for a while.

What year Sport Trac do you need? Any hub grinding required?
not sure on the year, theres some hub grinding required but they have the right lug pattern, id be using the sport trac rotors, but i bought a bunch of wj swappartsoff of 94xjsport94 that included predrilled wj rotors

ill be doing my swap in about a month and a half or so
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Cool, something to look into I suppose. If anyone had pre-drilled rotors that I could find, that'd be a steal too. Someone here with machining skills could sell them left and right to people that wanted this swap done.
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Cool, something to look into I suppose. If anyone had pre-drilled rotors that I could find, that'd be a steal too. Someone here with machining skills could sell them left and right to people that wanted this swap done.
Machine skills to mark and drill holes in rotors?
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Machine skills to mark and drill holes in rotors?
Um, yeah. It's not that easy. Being off, it won't seat properly and brakes won't perform correctly. This shouldn't be performed like you were installing OEM Jeep center caps on steel wheels.

You might wonder why they have machines do this right from the factory instead of Chinese manpower. Precision is key, especially when you're working with metal on metal. I should know with my experience in the CnC industry.
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Um, yeah. It's not that easy. Being off, it won't seat properly and brakes won't perform correctly. This shouldn't be performed like you were installing OEM Jeep center caps on steel wheels.

You might wonder why they have machines do this right from the factory instead of Chinese manpower. Precision is key, especially when you're working with metal on metal. I should know with my experience in the CnC industry.
Nope not going to bite that hook. Fortunately for those that believe it must be done by a machinist or not capable of doing it themselves the rotor is manufactured by others.
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Nope not going to bite that hook. Fortunately for those that believe it must be done by a machinist or not capable of doing it themselves the rotor is manufactured by others.
I'm not biting your hook either. I wouldn't drive on some half-butted drill job on something I rely on to stop my vehicle.

I guess we will have to agree to disagree.
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I'm not biting your hook either. I wouldn't drive on some half-butted drill job on something I rely on to stop my vehicle.

I guess we will have to agree to disagree.
I agree. I wouldn't want you or anyone else driving on that either. Safety first.
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I'm not biting your hook either. I wouldn't drive on some half-butted drill job on something I rely on to stop my vehicle.

I guess we will have to agree to disagree.
In your case I would definatly run the sport trac rotors. With something grinding on the hub the rotors would be super simple to replace
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Still have one kit boxed & ready to ship.
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