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Old 07-05-2018, 04:13 PM
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Re: Direct bolt-on calipers

That is a great deal. I got Stoptech slotted, cryo-treated for $259 for the pair. Had to look all over for them. Out of stock everywhere. Finally got them from J C Whitney.
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94 LS-i Emerald Pearl, 106,xxx,; 246 whp; Tomyx snorkus and HKS Cold air intake; PWR aluminum radiator, silicone hoses; Inline thermostat; enhanced coolant routing; external power steering and oil coolers; Phenolic intake manifold spacers; 2004 WRX 5 speed transmission; ACT Clutch Kit, Heavy Duty Pressure Plate, Lightweight flywheel, performance disc; Group N motor mounts; FrozenRotors slotted rotors fr&r; Cadmium plated calipers; SS brake lines, Axxis Ultimate pads; Rota Boost 17x8 wheels; 245/40-17 Bridgestone RE01-R's; Koni inserts with Ground Control coilovers, Eibach springs; K-Mac camber/caster adjustable strut mounts; Urethane swaybar bushings; Bontrager rear sway bar; Urethane differential bushing; Custom Whiteline adjustable rear lateral links; Outlaw Engineering forged underdrive pulley; custom grind Web intake and exhaust cams (11 mm lift, 250 duration); solid lifters; CP custom aluminum forged 11 to 1 pistons, Brian Crower coated SS intake & exhaust valves; Brian Crower upgraded springs w/ titanium retainers; NGK sparkplugs; RallyBob (Bob Legere) ported and polished cylinder heads; Eagle H-beam rods; ACL Bearings; Cometic Head gaskets; ARP head studs & fasteners; Hydra Nemesis EMS; Wideband O2 sensor; 740cc Injectors; Walbro 255lph fuel pump; Upgraded WRX starter; Equal length SS headers (3 into 1); dual Magnaflow cat converters; 2 into 1 into 2 SS exhaust with Bullet muffler; OT Fiberglass hood; Oil pressure gauge; Programmable shift light - sold and repurchased, soon to have WRX 4-pot caliper, Tribeca rotor mod

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Old 07-18-2018, 07:46 AM
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Re: Direct bolt-on calipers

I became aware of a new rear brake upgrade opportunity through my discussions with Josh Bettencourt at SVX Nation. It involves incorporating the 06-07 WRX rear 2-pot calipers and the 05 Sti rotor. While the rotor isn't any larger in diameter than the OEM SVX rotor, it is 18mm in diameter and is vented vs. the 9.8mm diameter unvented SVX rotor. The 05 Sti rotor has a 190 mm parking brake, as does the SVX, vs the 170mm for the 06-07 WRX, but is otherwise identical to the WRX rotor. So, while not greatly increasing braking force, it likely will increase fade resistance, due to greater ability to shed heat. It utilizes a conversion bracket and spacer package that is supposed to mate the 06-07 caliper to the 00-03 RS backing plate. Unfortunately, the spacers don't quite line up the caliper with rotor as installed on the SVX, so you have to add some washers or custom spacers and play with it a bit to get the correct rotor/caliper alignment. Josh has installed his retrofit but isn't completely satisfied with the alignment and wants to do some further measurements before finalizing a recommendation. I've ordered the bracket, which hasn't yet arrived. Will keep everyone posted. Here is the link

http://www.compbrake.com/product/sub...kit-1993-2000/
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94 LS-i Emerald Pearl, 106,xxx,; 246 whp; Tomyx snorkus and HKS Cold air intake; PWR aluminum radiator, silicone hoses; Inline thermostat; enhanced coolant routing; external power steering and oil coolers; Phenolic intake manifold spacers; 2004 WRX 5 speed transmission; ACT Clutch Kit, Heavy Duty Pressure Plate, Lightweight flywheel, performance disc; Group N motor mounts; FrozenRotors slotted rotors fr&r; Cadmium plated calipers; SS brake lines, Axxis Ultimate pads; Rota Boost 17x8 wheels; 245/40-17 Bridgestone RE01-R's; Koni inserts with Ground Control coilovers, Eibach springs; K-Mac camber/caster adjustable strut mounts; Urethane swaybar bushings; Bontrager rear sway bar; Urethane differential bushing; Custom Whiteline adjustable rear lateral links; Outlaw Engineering forged underdrive pulley; custom grind Web intake and exhaust cams (11 mm lift, 250 duration); solid lifters; CP custom aluminum forged 11 to 1 pistons, Brian Crower coated SS intake & exhaust valves; Brian Crower upgraded springs w/ titanium retainers; NGK sparkplugs; RallyBob (Bob Legere) ported and polished cylinder heads; Eagle H-beam rods; ACL Bearings; Cometic Head gaskets; ARP head studs & fasteners; Hydra Nemesis EMS; Wideband O2 sensor; 740cc Injectors; Walbro 255lph fuel pump; Upgraded WRX starter; Equal length SS headers (3 into 1); dual Magnaflow cat converters; 2 into 1 into 2 SS exhaust with Bullet muffler; OT Fiberglass hood; Oil pressure gauge; Programmable shift light - sold and repurchased, soon to have WRX 4-pot caliper, Tribeca rotor mod

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Old 07-19-2018, 05:21 AM
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Re: Direct bolt-on calipers

Instead of adapter brackets, you can swap the usdm 05-07 STi rear backing plates on and the 2 piston FHI or 2 piston Brembo rear calipers will bolt right up using the 05-07 STi rotor. The backing plates are available new from Subaru.
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Old 07-19-2018, 06:07 AM
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Re: Direct bolt-on calipers

Are the rear backing plates bolt-on?
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94 LS-i Emerald Pearl, 106,xxx,; 246 whp; Tomyx snorkus and HKS Cold air intake; PWR aluminum radiator, silicone hoses; Inline thermostat; enhanced coolant routing; external power steering and oil coolers; Phenolic intake manifold spacers; 2004 WRX 5 speed transmission; ACT Clutch Kit, Heavy Duty Pressure Plate, Lightweight flywheel, performance disc; Group N motor mounts; FrozenRotors slotted rotors fr&r; Cadmium plated calipers; SS brake lines, Axxis Ultimate pads; Rota Boost 17x8 wheels; 245/40-17 Bridgestone RE01-R's; Koni inserts with Ground Control coilovers, Eibach springs; K-Mac camber/caster adjustable strut mounts; Urethane swaybar bushings; Bontrager rear sway bar; Urethane differential bushing; Custom Whiteline adjustable rear lateral links; Outlaw Engineering forged underdrive pulley; custom grind Web intake and exhaust cams (11 mm lift, 250 duration); solid lifters; CP custom aluminum forged 11 to 1 pistons, Brian Crower coated SS intake & exhaust valves; Brian Crower upgraded springs w/ titanium retainers; NGK sparkplugs; RallyBob (Bob Legere) ported and polished cylinder heads; Eagle H-beam rods; ACL Bearings; Cometic Head gaskets; ARP head studs & fasteners; Hydra Nemesis EMS; Wideband O2 sensor; 740cc Injectors; Walbro 255lph fuel pump; Upgraded WRX starter; Equal length SS headers (3 into 1); dual Magnaflow cat converters; 2 into 1 into 2 SS exhaust with Bullet muffler; OT Fiberglass hood; Oil pressure gauge; Programmable shift light - sold and repurchased, soon to have WRX 4-pot caliper, Tribeca rotor mod

2006 Subaru Outback LL Bean, 160,xxx

2005 Porsche 911 Turbo S Cabrio, 24,xxx

92 LSL Dark Teal, Smallcar Shift Kit - sold
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Old 07-19-2018, 01:48 PM
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Re: Direct bolt-on calipers

Yes, that is what is on my car. 05-07 STi rear backing plates, rotors, and Brembo 2 piston calipers. Fits as OEM. Also the 05-07 STi rear wheel bearings and all of the parking brake parts are the same.
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Old 07-19-2018, 01:51 PM
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Re: Direct bolt-on calipers

so, if I didn't want to spring for the Brembo's, the standard Sti 2-pots would also fit?
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94 LS-i Emerald Pearl, 106,xxx,; 246 whp; Tomyx snorkus and HKS Cold air intake; PWR aluminum radiator, silicone hoses; Inline thermostat; enhanced coolant routing; external power steering and oil coolers; Phenolic intake manifold spacers; 2004 WRX 5 speed transmission; ACT Clutch Kit, Heavy Duty Pressure Plate, Lightweight flywheel, performance disc; Group N motor mounts; FrozenRotors slotted rotors fr&r; Cadmium plated calipers; SS brake lines, Axxis Ultimate pads; Rota Boost 17x8 wheels; 245/40-17 Bridgestone RE01-R's; Koni inserts with Ground Control coilovers, Eibach springs; K-Mac camber/caster adjustable strut mounts; Urethane swaybar bushings; Bontrager rear sway bar; Urethane differential bushing; Custom Whiteline adjustable rear lateral links; Outlaw Engineering forged underdrive pulley; custom grind Web intake and exhaust cams (11 mm lift, 250 duration); solid lifters; CP custom aluminum forged 11 to 1 pistons, Brian Crower coated SS intake & exhaust valves; Brian Crower upgraded springs w/ titanium retainers; NGK sparkplugs; RallyBob (Bob Legere) ported and polished cylinder heads; Eagle H-beam rods; ACL Bearings; Cometic Head gaskets; ARP head studs & fasteners; Hydra Nemesis EMS; Wideband O2 sensor; 740cc Injectors; Walbro 255lph fuel pump; Upgraded WRX starter; Equal length SS headers (3 into 1); dual Magnaflow cat converters; 2 into 1 into 2 SS exhaust with Bullet muffler; OT Fiberglass hood; Oil pressure gauge; Programmable shift light - sold and repurchased, soon to have WRX 4-pot caliper, Tribeca rotor mod

2006 Subaru Outback LL Bean, 160,xxx

2005 Porsche 911 Turbo S Cabrio, 24,xxx

92 LSL Dark Teal, Smallcar Shift Kit - sold
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Old 07-19-2018, 02:13 PM
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Re: Direct bolt-on calipers

By the way, are the non-Brembo calipers for the 05-07 STi, the same as the 06-07 WRX?
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94 LS-i Emerald Pearl, 106,xxx,; 246 whp; Tomyx snorkus and HKS Cold air intake; PWR aluminum radiator, silicone hoses; Inline thermostat; enhanced coolant routing; external power steering and oil coolers; Phenolic intake manifold spacers; 2004 WRX 5 speed transmission; ACT Clutch Kit, Heavy Duty Pressure Plate, Lightweight flywheel, performance disc; Group N motor mounts; FrozenRotors slotted rotors fr&r; Cadmium plated calipers; SS brake lines, Axxis Ultimate pads; Rota Boost 17x8 wheels; 245/40-17 Bridgestone RE01-R's; Koni inserts with Ground Control coilovers, Eibach springs; K-Mac camber/caster adjustable strut mounts; Urethane swaybar bushings; Bontrager rear sway bar; Urethane differential bushing; Custom Whiteline adjustable rear lateral links; Outlaw Engineering forged underdrive pulley; custom grind Web intake and exhaust cams (11 mm lift, 250 duration); solid lifters; CP custom aluminum forged 11 to 1 pistons, Brian Crower coated SS intake & exhaust valves; Brian Crower upgraded springs w/ titanium retainers; NGK sparkplugs; RallyBob (Bob Legere) ported and polished cylinder heads; Eagle H-beam rods; ACL Bearings; Cometic Head gaskets; ARP head studs & fasteners; Hydra Nemesis EMS; Wideband O2 sensor; 740cc Injectors; Walbro 255lph fuel pump; Upgraded WRX starter; Equal length SS headers (3 into 1); dual Magnaflow cat converters; 2 into 1 into 2 SS exhaust with Bullet muffler; OT Fiberglass hood; Oil pressure gauge; Programmable shift light - sold and repurchased, soon to have WRX 4-pot caliper, Tribeca rotor mod

2006 Subaru Outback LL Bean, 160,xxx

2005 Porsche 911 Turbo S Cabrio, 24,xxx

92 LSL Dark Teal, Smallcar Shift Kit - sold
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Old 07-19-2018, 04:28 PM
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Re: Direct bolt-on calipers

The STi only ever got Brembo calipers.
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Old 07-19-2018, 06:19 PM
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Re: Direct bolt-on calipers

Checked at NASIOC. 04-07 Subaru WRX 2-pots, non-Brembo bolt to the STi backing plate because only the non-Brembos were approved for Group N rally use.
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94 LS-i Emerald Pearl, 106,xxx,; 246 whp; Tomyx snorkus and HKS Cold air intake; PWR aluminum radiator, silicone hoses; Inline thermostat; enhanced coolant routing; external power steering and oil coolers; Phenolic intake manifold spacers; 2004 WRX 5 speed transmission; ACT Clutch Kit, Heavy Duty Pressure Plate, Lightweight flywheel, performance disc; Group N motor mounts; FrozenRotors slotted rotors fr&r; Cadmium plated calipers; SS brake lines, Axxis Ultimate pads; Rota Boost 17x8 wheels; 245/40-17 Bridgestone RE01-R's; Koni inserts with Ground Control coilovers, Eibach springs; K-Mac camber/caster adjustable strut mounts; Urethane swaybar bushings; Bontrager rear sway bar; Urethane differential bushing; Custom Whiteline adjustable rear lateral links; Outlaw Engineering forged underdrive pulley; custom grind Web intake and exhaust cams (11 mm lift, 250 duration); solid lifters; CP custom aluminum forged 11 to 1 pistons, Brian Crower coated SS intake & exhaust valves; Brian Crower upgraded springs w/ titanium retainers; NGK sparkplugs; RallyBob (Bob Legere) ported and polished cylinder heads; Eagle H-beam rods; ACL Bearings; Cometic Head gaskets; ARP head studs & fasteners; Hydra Nemesis EMS; Wideband O2 sensor; 740cc Injectors; Walbro 255lph fuel pump; Upgraded WRX starter; Equal length SS headers (3 into 1); dual Magnaflow cat converters; 2 into 1 into 2 SS exhaust with Bullet muffler; OT Fiberglass hood; Oil pressure gauge; Programmable shift light - sold and repurchased, soon to have WRX 4-pot caliper, Tribeca rotor mod

2006 Subaru Outback LL Bean, 160,xxx

2005 Porsche 911 Turbo S Cabrio, 24,xxx

92 LSL Dark Teal, Smallcar Shift Kit - sold
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Old 07-19-2018, 07:48 PM
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Re: Direct bolt-on calipers

Yes, the FHI 2 pots fit to the same 05-07 STi backing plate, however the STi never came with them. USDM 06-07 WRX came with them (and 170mm parking brake with 5x100 hubs) and a bunch of older JDM models.
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