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Not really sure what forum this belongs in...but...

I have a 98 Ram SS/T and it has rear drum brakes.

What I'm wondering is, there is a 2003 Ram with rear disc brakes at the local junkyard.

Since the rear ends are both the spicer 9-1/4 and they are the same lug pattern, would I be able to simply swap the newer brake setup onto the older truck?

I realize I would have to change the master cylinder and probably the proportioning valve as well...

but...should it bolt right up, no hassle?
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I think there should'nt be a problem on your 98 do the leafs sit on top of the differential?
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I'd measure the spring perches first to be sure but I think everything will fit pretty easily.
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I wasn't planning on swapping the whole rear...just the brake hardware.

But...maybe if it has 3.92 gears...I may

the springs sit on top of the rear, which I was thinking about changing anyway to lower it...not sure yet.

But, if I were just to swap over the brake hardware...would it bolt up?
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