Thread: ('08-'10) 08 2.5i
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Old 12-30-2012, 02:58 PM   #8285
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Originally Posted by KartRacer3 View Post
True, however our cars are like 400lbs lighter than the STI : p
We have the same brakes as all 08+Wrx minus the front rotor size difference (assuming you have discs all around). The fronts on the Wrx/2.5i are 2pot and rears are single pot setup. 06/07 Wrx have the 4/2pot setup, thus the physical and visual difference.
Just to be clear, the 4/2 pot brakes off the '06 and '07 WRX are not a significant upgrade from the current 2/1 pot brakes. The pads are the same size and produce the same friction/braking power. The only difference is the visual aspect and slightly better pedal feel. Not to mention that with the bigger 4 pot calipers, it limits your choices for wheels.
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