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Old 01-27-2018, 05:46 PM
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The stock front hub s a known weak point, and a concern when running larger tires, autocrosing, road racing, ỏr just for pice of mind.

Another club member hs asked me to make some stock dimensioned, 4 x 4.25 aluminium hubs. If thểre s a demand for 5 bolt hubs I will run thếse at the same time

It s unlikely that I will run these again, so you want them nơ is the time
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Old 01-30-2018, 08:05 AM
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Please let me know.
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Old 01-30-2018, 08:20 AM
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Lance tells me he used a Mustang II front hub but had to do some shimming I recall. He's in PA. in the roster and has gone over to the Darkside but still returns a text or call.

No modified does not equal Darkside.. IMHO
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Old 01-31-2018, 12:04 AM
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Lance tells me he used a Mustang II front hub but had to do some shimming I recall. He's in PA. in the roster and has gone over to the Darkside but still returns a text or call.

No modified does not equal Darkside.. IMHO
I think he went with a hub from a 65-68 mustang 5-bolt drum brake. IIRC there was some custom spacer to put one of the bearing sets in the right place. If you dig through his posts, the info should be there.
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Old 02-12-2018, 05:19 PM
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If one can use a Mustang hub then I will not bother

To clarify, this hub uses the stock 4 x 4.25" bolt pattern, places the wheel in the stock location, and accepts the stock rotors. It is a replacement hub, that addresses the weakness in the stock design.

What is not stock is the seal. The new hub is being redesigned now to accept a more readily available seal and then will be running these aluminium hubs.
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This is off topic, but do you think you might be making any 5-lug rear hubs? I know Doug Jennings was making them, but I don't know if he still does as the shop shut down.
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Kevin,

Tiger Auto has been closed but Doug's machinist is not. I'm sure you can get some 5 lug rears through Doug or Douggie.

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Old 02-13-2018, 05:47 PM
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I had not thought of it, and last year would have been the time when I had my hubs off for my new disc brake project.

I might give it a go if there is sufficient interest, but it would involve a bit of time and I am a bit busy right now.

I see Tigers with 5 bolt Ford wheels so what do they do if not using a Ford rear end?
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