5 Lug conversion. Performance or Options?

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  1. MSM0075

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    I've been wondering latley..I noticed alot of people convert to 5 lug. Is it beacuse of the different wheel options, or is it a preformance upgrade?
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    5 lug gives more clamping strength for road course and drag racing. Means your less likely to shea off a wheel stud, though I have gotten pretty wild in my Stangs and never had a problem.

    Also by switching to 5 lug the options for wheels is much much greater.
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    I like the wheel optons available with 5lugs. Also, the brakes are better, espeically if you get twin piston PBR's and rear disks while your at it. :D
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    I am using a SN95 rear end so I can get the 5 lug and rear discs. The big money outlay now is getting a front SN95 brake setup so I can have all 1996 SN95 brakes.
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