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post #1 of 6 (permalink) Old 02-07-2011, 12:54 PM Thread Starter
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Ok guys, been searching for an hour now and cant find a link. There was a link on here at one time for a shop that did the rear hubs if you are doing the mustang hub swap. I thought I had it saved in my favorites, but it's not and I have been searching for a link to the place. Any of you guys have it or know where to find it? Thanks.

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Any shop with a press should be able to do the job. When I had to replace the rear bearing on the 94 I took the knuckle and the new hub to a driveshaft/axle shop; they did the pressing for $20 in about 30 minutes.

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I think you're looking for IRS Machining Services. Just internet search IRS Machining or irsmachining.com I just dropped my rear hubs off with him last Saturday. I don't have the hubs & rotors back yet, but he was a very friendly guy with great references and does very good, detailed work.
He may be your only option- every shop I spoke with in town wouldn't touch the work because of some @**hole that sued a local machinist after he had his axles bored for a new bolt pattern and his wheel vibrated. The word got out from a tire shop that he actually had a bent wheel. Now this guy ruined it for the rest of us and no shops will do the work because they're scared they'll get sued and lose their business.



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not sure where paris il is but if its anywhere near me bring it to my shop and will take care of it. its really no big deal.

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post #5 of 6 (permalink) Old 02-08-2011, 07:51 AM Thread Starter
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Paris is south east of Champaign-Urbana. Its about an hour or so from there. Thanks for the info Triston. Vic--I may just come to see you this spring. Thanks.

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Yep, He is the guy. Had mine done last season.
He even did my racing studs.

I had to send them. I live in NY, He is in Washington.
I redrilled my rotors. Had to keep the stock size rotors to fit under the 15" steel wheels I run.

You can pick up any hubs, disc or drum will work. hub is the same.



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