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Old 28 Oct 2010, 10:25 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Newbie Brakes... for 99 STi type R (import)

Just bought version 5 type R. Engine rebuilt happening over the next couple of weeks. Already thinking of upgrading brakes (AP racing???) but not sure what brand and what sizing to look for?
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Old 29 Oct 2010, 07:08 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Re: Newbie Brakes... for 99 STi type R (import)

popular choice are the Ksport brakes,chioce of caliper sizes and disc sizes :- K-Sport Big Brake Kits for European and Japanese Vehicles

iirc if your going for the 10pots you will need a minimum of 18" wheels,otherwise the calipers will catch on the inner rim..
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Re: Newbie Brakes... for 99 STi type R (import)

would say it depends on budget. If you run to em (prob best part of 2k new) then ap 6pots are by far the best.

as sid need to make sure what will fit unde ryour wheels
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