Report Avanti II mods in 1965-83 Avanti Posted November 16, 2007 Thanks Wayne and Joe for the kind words, yes Wayne I am "in production", but at the moment I am waiting for feedback on fitment from the first two sets sent out. I want to make sure that the tolerance between Studebakers allows for the measurements I took off MY Avanti. Just because they fit MY Avanti, doesnt mean they will fit all Avantis/Studebakers. I am also waiting for some measurements promised to me from one of the first two. Also, it should be pointed out that the Mustang GT brakes WILL fit inside a 15 inch wheel, though I would suggest trying your current rims on a friends 94-04 Mustang to make sure they clear the caliper to the face of the wheel, not the wheel rim. Mustangs are everywhere, so even ask someone at a car show. It is interesting to note that from the install instructions on Turners website, the wear indicators must be ground off the pads in order to clear the Turner install bracket, so much for the modern early warning conveinence. As for lowering the Avanti, if you did a combination of lowering the body on the frame, and also cutting the springs (or buying some Eaton lowering springs http://www.eatonsprings.com/) that should lessen any ride issues. When we lowered my Dad's '69 Avanti II (Wayne's old Avanti) it was done by only cutting the springs. This resulted in a bumpy ride, as the lower arms will now hit the rubber bushings. We also cut the fenders out, Avanti II's are known to crack fenders on a turn/bump. Tom There is no sound warning when the pads are getting thin (like there is in many modern cars), so you do have to check them occasionally and replace them when they get worn down.