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Speedway 1928-1948 Ford Forged Spindles w/ King Pins

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Material Type:
Steel
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Pair
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No
Notes
This consists of 1 pr of Ford spindles, 1 king pin kit, and the king pin bushings installed/fitted to the pins.
Speedway 1928-1948 Ford Forged Spindles w/ King Pins
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Speedway 1928-1948 Ford Forged Spindles w/ King Pins

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Please NOTE the following about this product:

  • This item is sold as a pair.

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What's in the Box

These Speedway spindles are one piece, drop forged design constructed of high strength 4140 steel, which makes them superior to original components. These spindles are modeled after the 37-41 round-back design and use 37-41 Ford king pins.

These spindles fit Ford axles from 28-48. They can be used with period correct drum brakes or modern Speedway Motors disc brakes, but will not work with hubs from 28-36.

  • Uses 1937-1941 king pin kit
  • For Ford axles 1928-1948
  • Will not work with 1928-1936 Hubs
  • Includes king pin kit

Be sure to include our spindle nut kit (910616004) to properly install these spindles.

Spindle Identification Guide (GIF)

910-32104 Instructions (PDF)

Item Details

Includes forged spindles with king pins fit to spindles.

Application

Ford-style spindles are generally your best choice when using an original Ford axle or an aftermarket I-beam axle. This spindle is a reproduction version of the 1937-41 spindle. Ford used the same king pin dimensions and geometry on the 1928-48 axles, therefore you can use any 1937-48 Ford spindle on any 1928-48 car axle.

Customer Reviews

Rated 4.7 out of 5 by 15 reviewers.
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mouse
Verified Purchaser
Verified Reviewer
bunker hill, wv.

i have bought a bunch of these and they fit great every time

June 09, 2015
the fit and clearance of these spindles is fantastic. I have used quite a few sets for my hotrod shop and they fit great every time!
Yes, I recommend this product.
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CanalBoater
Verified Purchaser
Whanganui, New Zealand

Easy to Install

February 27, 2015
Received at about 10:00am and they were installed and tested on the 5" drop axle by 11:30am, just waiting on the brake kit, then the 18" OG Wires go on and that is the front end complete.
Pros:
  • exactly as described brilliant
Yes, I recommend this product.
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HotRod28A
Verified Purchaser
Gulf Coast, Ms.

Excellent quality and machining.

February 05, 2015
I bought these spindles for my project and they are really nice. Well made and all brake and steering components fit perfectly!
Yes, I recommend this product.
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MetalMan

A good quality item

September 24, 2013
I purchased these and was saticfied with overal quality and the installation was simple.
Yes, I recommend this product.
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Kamp
Peoria, IL, USA

Excellent quality and fit

February 25, 2013
I purchased these spindles rather than cutting the arms off the original ones I've got. I had heard stories of aftermarket ones not being as strong as the old ones, and failures resulting in crashes. I liked that these were forged, and I've had good luck with other speedway components, so I decided to try them out. The car is driven, and driven hard, and these have held up great to everything I've thrown at them.
Pros:
  • Fit
  • Price
Yes, I recommend this product.
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Kamp
Peoria, IL, USA

Excellent quality and fit

February 25, 2013
I purchased these spindles rather than cutting the arms off the original ones I've got. I had heard stories of aftermarket ones not being as strong as the old ones, and failures resulting in crashes. I liked that these were forged, and I've had good luck with other speedway components, so I decided to try them out. The car is driven, and driven hard, and these have held up great to everything I've thrown at them.
Pros:
  • Price
  • Fit
Yes, I recommend this product.
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coop
Verified Purchaser
vassar, Mi.

wonderful product

January 26, 2013
Kingpins fit like a glove, someone's done this before. fit thru the axle fine, unlike the last one I tried, (not yours)
Yes, I recommend this product.
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Aaron J
Verified Purchaser
West Michigan

Nice

April 20, 2012
Fit perfectly on my stock '34 P/U axle. Easy to install and looks great.
Pros:
  • Good instruction
  • Easy To Install
  • Great fit and finish
Yes, I recommend this product.
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PatrickC
Verified Purchaser
Erwin,TN

Works great and fairly easy install

April 08, 2012
Fairly easy to install. I did have to take them on and off to make sure I got the shims right. These were bought in a kit to use on a Ford axle and Chevy hubs. I had to go borrow a shop press to put the adapters on.
Pros:
  • Looks good
  • Easy To Install
Yes, I recommend this product.
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Nut
Verified Purchaser
USA

Spindle

November 19, 2011
Wheel go round
Yes, I recommend this product.
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Product Q&A

14 questions : 14 answers

1 answers

What bearing seal will fit the 1928-1948 spinbdles? I A National 1949 seal fits ID and OD, but bottoms out before allowing the lip of the seal to slide on the shoulder where it needs to ride for a proper fit. Any ideas or know of a thinner seal that will work? The National 1949 is aprox. 8 mm or .313 thick.

Isaac
Joplin, MO, USA
January 07, 2015

What bearing seal will fit the 1928-1948 spinbdles? I A National 1949 seal fits ID and OD, but bottoms out before allowing the lip of the seal to slide on the shoulder where it needs to ride for a proper fit. Any ideas or know of a thinner seal that will work? The National 1949 is aprox. 8 mm or .313 thick.

Answers

January 07, 2015
EricM
We will need to know what hub you are using this with to give you the correct bearing and seal for these spindles. When using a disc brake kit such as our 91031945 we use a bearing and seal adapter part number 91009301 which allows us to use seal 912S18562 and inner bearing 912TL68149 and race 912TL68110. When using the early Ford front hubs 91065450 we use seal 912S48190 and inner bearing 912T15118.
1 answers

how is camber caster adjusted with ford spindles I have a tube 2" drop axle and ford spindles with radial tires that are wearing on the outside. what do I need to do to correct this? Thankyou

andg
Cleveland, OH, USA
November 07, 2014

how is camber caster adjusted with ford spindles I have a tube 2" drop axle and ford spindles with radial tires that are wearing on the outside. what do I need to do to correct this? Thankyou

Answers

November 08, 2014
EricM
Camber is not adjustable, at least not easily. The axle would have to be heated and bent to change camber. This was a common practice many years ago on I beam axles but typically not required or suggested on a tube axle. The caster is adjusted differently depending upon the front suspension type. If you have a four bar or hair pin front suspension then you will shorten the upper connection and/or lengthen the lower connection to increase caster. From the sounds of your issue it is very possible that you either have spindles on upside down or the spindles are not correct for the axle. It is possible to install these Ford spindles on an axle that is made for '49 to '54 Chevy spindles but the camber will be wrong and there is no way to correct it.
1 answers

Will these work on a 46 ford passenger car? I have a 46 ford car front end. I just bought a new 37-48 speedway drop axle and components, and was going to use my stock spindles. Now I've decided to get new spindles with kingpins. The problem I have is that my stock spindles are the 42-48 square back design. I'm not sure if these will match up to my hubs because these are the round back design. Are mine round on the inside and the holes match up and are just square on the outside once they are bolted on? I don't see the square back design listed on your site.

Luke
October 08, 2014

Will these work on a 46 ford passenger car? I have a 46 ford car front end. I just bought a new 37-48 speedway drop axle and components, and was going to use my stock spindles. Now I've decided to get new spindles with kingpins. The problem I have is that my stock spindles are the 42-48 square back design. I'm not sure if these will match up to my hubs because these are the round back design. Are mine round on the inside and the holes match up and are just square on the outside once they are bolted on? I don't see the square back design listed on your site.

Answers

October 08, 2014
EricM
37-48 Ford spindles have the same dimensions for the snout where the bearings and seals ride. The bolt pattern for the backing plate or caliper bracket is also the same at 3 3/8” center to center both vertical and horizontally. The backing plates that bolt onto the spindles are different to accommodate the spindle and if using the 42-48 backing plates the round faced spindles will need to be ground somewhat flat on all four sides to fit in the recess of the backing plate.
1 answers

What is the diameter and length of these kingpins? Thanks

ZebWalton
Pa
September 19, 2014

What is the diameter and length of these kingpins? Thanks

Answers

September 22, 2014
EricM
These spindles use '37 to '48 Ford king pins which are .8125" OD and 5 1/2" long.
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WILL THE BRAKES AND FRONT DISKS FROM A 96 MUSTANG COBRA 4 PISTON FIT THIS SPINDLE

1WROD
Las Vegas, NV, USA
September 05, 2014

WILL THE BRAKES AND FRONT DISKS FROM A 96 MUSTANG COBRA 4 PISTON FIT THIS SPINDLE

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September 05, 2014
EricM
No it will not be a direct bolt on. It may be possible to do but we have not tried it.
1 answers

Will this spindle work on my original 1930 ford model A axle and drum? If yes does it require any modification. If no do you sell a suitable replacement spindle for a bone stock model a with original drum and brakes?

streetrod31
February 17, 2014

Will this spindle work on my original 1930 ford model A axle and drum? If yes does it require any modification. If no do you sell a suitable replacement spindle for a bone stock model a with original drum and brakes?

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February 18, 2014
EricM
This spindle will fit on your 28 Model A axle. It will not however accept your original brake partsl Part number 91065450 front hub, 91065410 bendix style brake package, and 91065400 drum will update your Model A to better stopping power.
1 answers

Will this work on a AA Ford Truck I'm looking to use this spindle kit on a 1929-30 Ford AA truck with the stock axle, also want to use one of your Ford disc brake conversions, is this possible?

ZebWalton
Pa
December 14, 2013

Will this work on a AA Ford Truck I'm looking to use this spindle kit on a 1929-30 Ford AA truck with the stock axle, also want to use one of your Ford disc brake conversions, is this possible?

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December 16, 2013
EricM
This 28-48 Ford spindles number 91032104 will work on a half ton pickup but on the larger ¾ and up the king pin dimensions along with camber built in is different and will not work.
1 answers

Will 1965 Mustang front Drums fit on these spindles?

Redneckmother
Leander
December 15, 2012

Will 1965 Mustang front Drums fit on these spindles?

Answers

December 17, 2012
Jason
The 1965 Mustang hubs and drums will NOT fit on the early 1928-48 Ford spindles. We do offer several disc brake kits or the early backing plates, hubs, bearings, and drums to utilize drum brakes if so desired.
1 answers

I wanted to used drum brakes with these spindles. I am going for the traditional look. What cars or truck can I get the drums off of? I know you have them on the Speedway site, but I would like to see what other options I have first.

Remy
San Antonio TX
November 25, 2011

I wanted to used drum brakes with these spindles. I am going for the traditional look. What cars or truck can I get the drums off of? I know you have them on the Speedway site, but I would like to see what other options I have first.

Answers

November 29, 2011
John
Part number 91032104 We offer complete loaded backing plates under number 91065420 and hubs under number 91065450 along with the necessary bearings and brake drums under part number 91065400. If opting for a more economical approach we offer the bearing and seal conversion to use the 53-56 Ford F-100 front backing plates, hubs, and drums under part number 91631934.
1 answers

Will these spindles fit a axle boss that is 2 3/8?

Nick
San Jacinto, CA, USA
October 11, 2012

Will these spindles fit a axle boss that is 2 3/8?

Answers

October 11, 2012
Jason
These spindles work with Ford axles from 1928-1948. These axles do have a 2-3/8" axle boss in length. Spindles will not work with hubs from 1928-1936
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Spindle Identification Guide (GIF)

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