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I have a 90 SC & 96 LX...

I plan on changing body panels from 90 SC to 96 LX, Along with changing SC engine to a carb. V8. The SC will not go into the 96 by the way...

Anyway I'm planning on changing 96 drum brake for SC's disc brakes. Will changing the whole rear frame assy be easier/better to maybe keeping ABS? Would like to know pros & cons to whole rear-end swap thanks...
 

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Easier and better are 2 different animals. Your plan sounds like a massive undertaking. Good luck and dont forget the pics
 

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only things I can see from swapping the whole rear would be, a little less work, but the whole rear assembley is very heavy!
you will get the disc brakes, along with the SC fat shafts.
 

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only things I can see from swapping the whole rear would be, a little less work, but the whole rear assembley is very heavy!
you will get the disc brakes, along with the SC fat shafts.
I did the complete rear sub frame swap. With a lift and air tools, it's pretty easy.

Take off exhaust - two nuts where the pipe's clamp together & unhook three rubber hangers.
Unbolt driveshaft.
Unhook two brake lines.
Unhook e-brake cable where single hooks to cable connecting two sides.
Remove 4 front main bracket bolts (easier than trying to slide out sub-frame).
Remove 4 main subframe bolts.
Raise car, rear sub-frame stays on ground.
Slide out old, slide in new.
Lower car, rebolt everything.

Yes, it's heavy - like about 405 lbs heavy with two spares to roll it around.
 
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