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1962retro 09-03-2013 11:38 PM

Suspension compatibility 1962 and 1963
 
Can't seem to find any info on interchangeability of 1962 and 1963 front suspension and brake components. It looks like the suspension on the 1963 is more heavy duty. So my basic question is: will the 63 front suspension components fit the 62?

jopizz 09-04-2013 12:02 AM

The easiest way to find if the parts are interchangeable is to look at one of the on-line catalogs from the Thunderbird vendors like Macs, Bob's Bird House, etc. They will tell you exactly what parts fit what years.

John

ozbird 09-04-2013 12:38 AM

I have a 62' and it has 66 disc brakes, direct bolt on with lower control arms and stub axle off the 66'.

Upper arms, ball joints and possibly spring length will be different between 62' and 63' but I imagine 65/66' should fit, but not 100% sure.

Graeme.

63Tealbird 09-04-2013 01:22 PM

suspension compatibility
 
Go to pg 4 of 61-63 forum and look at Rot build sheet posted by me jeff 63Tealbird should help with??? As much info as Icould findout good luck hope this helps. Jeff


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