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This is a discussion on wrx50's 2011 wrx sedan build within the Builds forums, part of the Tech & Modifying & General Repairs category; Follow along then. It begins probably this weekend if all parts arrive as planned Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk...

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    Follow along then. It begins probably this weekend if all parts arrive as planned


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    Quote Originally Posted by maus View Post
    Please do, interested to see this swap.
    Go to my build thread it's all there.

    Before you bolt the rear brackets on male sure you have a good tool to cleanly cut the rear heat shield. Also grind the rear knuckle. The KNS brake adapter does not fit correctly without grinding the nuckle.

    Did you break the calipers apart or leave them as a unit? If you busted them apart make sure he doesn't bead blast the area where the calipers mount together.


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    I did not split them. ken advised me not to. I will check out your build torque. Any input as I go along with this is welcome btw


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    I split mine, didnt care lol. The stock wrx lines work but you need to unbolt them from the rear control arm. Then you can configure them around to fit onto the brake caliper. After that re-bolt it to the control arm.


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    Quote Originally Posted by T0rque View Post
    I split mine, didnt care lol. The stock wrx lines work but you need to unbolt them from the rear control arm. Then you can configure them around to fit onto the brake caliper. After that re-bolt it to the control arm.
    Thanks for the tip torque.


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    good job!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by tigastt View Post
    good job!!

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    Haha. Thanks man. What this all about?


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    Starting to clean up the rear caliper hardware since the rest of the kit is going to be here on Thursday.

    I let ALL the hardware sit in liquid wrench for about two days and the. Put it ALL in a bucket of gas for another day. Now steel wool is my friend except for the pistons 😃


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    Finished. For now. Just waiting to get the calipers back from being bead blasted and then I can put them back together and re seal them! Btw. Cleaning these parts was a nightmare. Next time I will pay someone with a parts washer to do it


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    LOL yup, pain.


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    Even though I live one town over, I'll follow along here too!

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    Quote Originally Posted by TankerTruck View Post
    Even though I live one town over, I'll follow along here too!
    Jesse you're always welcome!


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    The rest of the parts arrives today. Teaser photo


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    ...no one likes a tease...

    You've had them for 15 minutes! Get them on already!

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    Haha. I'm already on my way to the paint shop


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