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Universal Fit, Straight Axle Front Suspension Type

  • This complete kit allows you to install new spindles and disc brakes on your 1937-48 Ford style axle
  • New 4140 steel forged spindles are a strong update to the OEM Ford spindles
  • The spindles were modeled after the 1937-41 round-back design, and work with standard kingpins
  • The included disc brake kit uses 11" vented rotors measuring 1" thick for optimal surface area without requiring oversize wheels
  • The GM Metric 1978-88 calipers feature a 2-1/2" piston for greater stopping power

Key Specs

Front Suspension TypeStraight Axle
Suspension Height Adjustment1-3/4 Inch Lowered
Control Arm StyleNot Included
Shock TypeNot Included
Spring TypeNot Included

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This kit makes it easy to order a steering and brake kit in plain or chrome for your Ford axle. Included in kit are forged '37-'41 Ford spindles with fitted kingpins, 1-3/4" dropped bolt-on arms, 11" brake rotors with 5 on 4.5" or 5 on 4.75" bolt pattern, brackets, bearings and seals, mounting hardware, GM Metric calipers, spindle nuts, dust caps, brake lines with tabs, tie rod ends, and tie rod tube.

  • Ford Spindles
    • One piece forged 4140 steel
    • Modeled after the 1937-41 round-back design
    • Standard king pins fit to spindles
  • Speedway 11" Brake Kit
    • 11" vented iron rotor, 1" thick 
    • Wheel studs - 1/2" Fine (4-1/2" BP), 7/16" Fine (4-3/4" BP)
    • GM Metric '78-'88 calipers, 2-1/2" piston

Choose 46" or 48" axle width kit. For spring over axles only.

Learn how to properly Bed-In your brake pads by reading our tech article.  Bedding-In Brake Pad Procedure.

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KEY SPECS
MFG. Part #
BrandSpeedway Motors
Front Suspension TypeStraight Axle
Suspension Height Adjustment1-3/4 Inch Lowered
Control Arm StyleNot Included
Shock TypeNot Included
Spring TypeNot Included
Finish
Bolt Pattern
Rotor Diameter11 Inch
Spindle StyleFord Custom
Dropped SpindlesNo
Dropped AxleNo
Dropped Control ArmsYes
Front Leaf Spring StyleSpring-Over Axle
Spindles IncludedYes
Steering IncludedYes
Caliper PistonsOne
Caliper FinishNatural
Hardware IncludedYes
Rotor ShapeRound
Rotor TypeVented
Welding RequiredNo
GENERAL
Rotor Thickness
Stud Diameter.50"
Stud Length1.60"
Hose Length18.00"
NotesIncludes rotors, spindles, bearings and seals, calipers, pads, caliper brackets, steering arms, tie rod ends, and tie rod tube.
Sold in QuantityKit
DrilledNo
Thread Pitch1/2"-20