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Old 07-14-2004, 10:53 PM   #1
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Default STi spare = WRX spare??

does the STi have a different "donut" spare than the WRX? I'm thinking about upgrading the brakes but I don't want to get cought without a spare. should I start watching EBay for an STi spare? is there such an animal?

I tried to search, but the search wouldn't work???
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Old 07-14-2004, 11:23 PM   #2
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Yes, there is a specific STi spare that will clear the brembos.
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Old 07-14-2004, 11:58 PM   #3
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One could always switch rotate the rear wheel to the front and the spare to the back .

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Old 07-15-2004, 01:18 AM   #4
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One could always switch rotate the rear wheel to the front and the spare to the back .

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that's how you're supposed to do it anyway.
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Old 07-15-2004, 01:36 AM   #5
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Then again, with the LSD in the rear, and slightly different tire in the back, couldn't you possibly screw it up?

Then again, the STi has a front LSD too! Dangit, screwed any-which way!

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Old 07-15-2004, 02:25 AM   #6
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I've had a 17" steelie spare wheel that I bought from rallispec a LONG time ago that I could NOT find a tire for...T135/70-D17 100M...to clear my 4-pots.....

The damn tire costs ~$125 from Subaru... ...
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Old 07-15-2004, 03:23 AM   #7
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you should't be going over 35? w/ the spare anyways, so I don't think the LSD will play a part...
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Old 07-15-2004, 08:48 PM   #8
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hmm why not just buy a cheap rota wheel and put it in the trunk and call it a day ? Then again you might have a problem with trunk space .

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Old 07-15-2004, 10:04 PM   #9
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I took 2 stock wheels with me to the track last weekend. I found out that a stock WRX wheel won't fit in the wheel well in the trunk with the carpet and trim.

that's what got me thinking about donut spares and big brakes in the first place.
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Old 07-15-2004, 10:23 PM   #10
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good question. i will be upgrading to rotora front an rear bbk so th rear may not fit as well?
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