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#1 Old 06-10-2013, 08:52 PM
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03 brake upgrade question

Hey guys I'm sure it's been asked I searched and got the gyst of it but wanted to ask myself. I'm planning on doing an 06/07 upgrade on my 03 do I have to swap spindles and all or just the caliper set bolts on to my 03 spindles?? Same front and rear?? Thanx for the responses

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OP-I don't think they will clear your wheels.... I might be wrong....

@Vew has done this.... I don't remember if it's a direct swap or not..... Look his user up and search his posts OP.

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Fronts is a direct swap. You can even use the 03 rotors . Rears you will need the kartboy adapter brackets and to trim the backplates . You will not be able to reuse your rotors in the rear. What wheels you have depends on clearance. Stock 16 inch wheels may require 5mm spacers.

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Correct. Direct bolt on for the fronts. Will not clear factory rims. Rears require a lot more work if you convert it using Subaru parts. I am less familiar with the adapter brackets since most of my research was done before the 06/07 WRX came out.

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