Should I Replace or Restore

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  1. davbell22602

    davbell22602 67-79 Ford Trucks #1

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    Should I just replace the whole front suspension or just restore and replace with new bushings? Also should just replace the brakes also since I got all new brake parts to go inside the drum or restore the old drum if it can be reused. I'm talking about rust removal, purple power deruster, then painting on all parts. I would use a paint/rust stripper wire brush on a angle grinder. This on a 67 F100 2wd.

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    if yopu can afford to replace it do it...if not take your time and just restore what you have
     
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    the coils look pretty good. i'd keep them and replace everything else. and for brakes use whatever you think is in good condition
     
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    But is that new stuff actually worth it compared to just restoring what I already have thats probably original?
     
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    keep it and clean it up ..... i would convert the front to disc brakes
     
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    Does that hurt the antique valve of it?
     
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    prob not enuf to matter ...... all these muscle cars and stuff always convert to disc brakes front and rear .... it will just help out the truck overall ...... find a 73 2wd and convert it over
     
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    I think I can get whole conversion kit from LMC.
     
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    do work son!
     
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    The conversion will be later project for it.
     

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