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Old 12 Oct 2009, 09:17 AM   #1 (permalink)
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4 Pot caliper change on GC8 classic.

HELP!!! Sorry to use an Aussie term, but I feel like a DRONGO....
(Forgive me Pete for pestering, appreciate your help earlier...)

Will Subaru WRX STi Ver 5 - 4 Pot Calipers, fit onto my old girl, (93 GC8) ie, will my mechanic have any problems (he's good) putting these on my car with new rotors (Disc's), as well. Will anything else need modification or replacement?

What size discs/rotors would I need, (two different sizes ?)

I have 5 spoke WRX JDM 16" rims

Really can the four pots bolt on in without a financial headache?

Any assistance is very warmly welcome. Tim

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Old 12 Oct 2009, 10:24 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Re: 4 Pot caliper change on GC8 classic.

I have these rims (in silver)... will the 4 pots fit?
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Old 12 Oct 2009, 10:40 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Re: 4 Pot caliper change on GC8 classic.

Hell I'm replying to my own thread! Anyway heres a photo of them
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Old 12 Oct 2009, 11:02 AM   #4 (permalink)
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Re: 4 Pot caliper change on GC8 classic.

Those gold alloys are the same wheels I have on my STi so calipers will fit behind them.
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Re: 4 Pot caliper change on GC8 classic.

Calipers look like they could co with a refurb there though.
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Old 12 Oct 2009, 04:16 PM   #6 (permalink)
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Re: 4 Pot caliper change on GC8 classic.

Yeah was thinking that myself Riki!!
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Re: 4 Pot caliper change on GC8 classic.

Discs are 294mm on my 2000 uk turbo with 4pots(not sure sti`s were the same brakes exactly though) were originally behind 16in rims.
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Re: 4 Pot caliper change on GC8 classic.

STi discs are also 294 mm.
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Old 15 Oct 2009, 07:14 AM   #9 (permalink)
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Re: 4 Pot caliper change on GC8 classic.

Am scrapping this idea... maybe two pots up front on my existing 266 mm discs???
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