I see now. Yeah, that seems like a lot of work to still have to deal with drums in some fashion. But it is an option out there.
Exactly, main reason I went Mk VII rear disk on my classic bronco.
Those brakes might be a bit light for the rear of a fullsize though.
I didn't want to have to do that much work, just to have
mud still stuck in and trashing "some" drum brake parts.
Think if I was going to do a 9 on a fullsize today, I'd find a caliper
from newer f150 or something else that heavy that has
a regular caliper and electronic solenoid for a parking brake.
Downside, is those are useless for emergency purposes, at
least my new fusion is. You can't modulate them at all, but
I guess it is rare these days to get total brake failure and
need the emerg brake use at speed.
79 XLT, 400/C6/mog 404's/42 IROKS, 8.5" lift.
79 XLT, 400/C6/D60-D44 8 lug, 2" lift, 35 BFG AT
74 Bronc build, 408/C6/Black Box/205/406 mogs/43 SX stickies