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Old 12-20-2006, 12:40 PM   #1
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Default quick question on rs to wrx front brake conversion

i know all you need are caliper brackets and rotors to do the swap. my question is about the differences between the wrx and rs calipers. are they roughly the same? if they are different would there be a benefit to swapping in the wrx calipers/pads for more bite? thanks.
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Old 12-21-2006, 01:23 AM   #2
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yup, need those bigger rotors (the reason for the swap), and caliper brakcets to locate the caliper further out. But the caliper from an early 02/03 wrx is the same as your RS, and so is the pad. the late 03 thru 05 wrx's have a different bracket (same caliper i think) and hold a slightly larger pad.
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Old 12-21-2006, 04:13 PM   #3
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thanks.


upon second thought, i think i'll need to take the calipers apart to verify that they are the same FMSI #'d pads as the ones listed on stop tech.

http://www.stoptech.com/tech_info/faq_wrxcalipers.shtml

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