This Mustang Parts Installation Guide Works For
Installation Time: (approx) 2 Hours
Before any tear-down or disassembly begins, review the following information:
Installation of this kit should ONLY be performed by persons experienced in the installation and proper operation of disc brake systems. Before assembling the Wilwood front disc brake kit, double check the following items to ensure a trouble-free installation.
Raise the front wheels off the ground and support the front suspension according to the vehicle manufacturer’s instructions. Remove the wheel. Remove the two bolts from the backside of the spindle that hold the stock caliper mounting bracket and lift off the bracket and stock caliper as one unit. If space is a problem, you may have to unbolt the stock caliper from the caliper bracket before removal. Then slide off the stock hat and rotor assembly. Optional: Removal of the dust face plate to facilitate easy removal of additional parts and/or for aesthetic purposes if you will be running spoked wheel and would like to see the drilled/slotted rotor.
Remove all nicks or burrs on the spindle snout and threads.
Assembly Instructions (numbers in parenthesis refer to the part list (above) and diagram on the preceding page):
If the brake pedal goes to the floor and continued bleeding of the system does not correct the problem, a master cylinder with increased capacity (larger bore diameter) may be required. Wilwood offers various lightweight master cylinders with large fluid displacement capacities.