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  1. Everyday Impreza Talk
    Obviously a set of $3,000 brembos would require new rims. Im looking to replace my brakes with something better than OEM, but im scared anything I might order is going to require new rims. Does anyone have any advice or specific brakes for a 2002 WRX with stock rims. [Im not really trying to...
  2. Suspension & Wheels
    Hello everyone, I've searched this topic quite a bit, but I haven't found exactly what I'm looking for. I have a 2014 WRX Sedan, and need to replace the brake pads and possibly rotors. My car has 74,000 miles on it, and I searched online for OEM pads and rotors and found parts.subaru to offer...
  3. General Maintenance, Troubleshooting & Accidents.
    Time to change my pads, take off wheel, remove caliper, and it turns out I have ordered the wrong pads. What I have on the car is red calipers that have white lettering saying "SUBARU" and pads that are being held by two pins. What I ordered were not even close to that but thats what they are...
  4. Suspension & Wheels
    So i really want to put new pads and rotors on my 09 WRX and im not tracking the car or anything just DD with a decent amount of canyon driving. Im not looking to spend a fortune but would love to stop a little better. any suggestions?
  5. Suspension & Wheels
    Hi All, I'm really needing some help with what to do. Iv been looking for brakes for a while but not sure what will fit my car. Can anybody HELP!!. iv been looking to get some STI brembo's or something similar. as long a make sure the disc are 5x100 will they just bolt on. also been looking...
  6. General Maintenance, Troubleshooting & Accidents.
    Just finished replacing my rear rotor and pads on my 05 Subaru WRX and wanted to share some pics since I could only find the STI pics online. Procedure. 1. loosen lug nuts, jack up car, put on jack stand, remove tire 2. remove two bolts holding on the caliper (spray with PB blaster and wait...
  7. Suspension & Wheels
    Just took delivery of 2 sets of Carbotechs: 1521 (street) & XP10 front/XP8 rear (track). I'm preparing for my first competitive event: Subiefest Time Attack next month at big track at Willow Springs, my home track. I am on track next week to bed the new pads/rotors and make sure my car's ready...
  8. Suspension & Wheels
    Hey guys Im looking to upgrade my stock brakes and rotors. Im looking into the DBA street series rotors with hawk ceramic brake pads. Does anyone suggest another brand comparable to this? Im looking to keep it around 600 to 700$ ALSO! The person who owned the car before me painted the...
  9. Suspension & Wheels
    Hey guys, I've recently done a brake upgrade to my 02 wrx wagon. 4 pot fronts and h6 rears. I've been experiencing a grinding noise at the rear right wheel during a hard left turn. I thought at first that it was the trim job on the disk backing plate, but it all clears. (at a stand still)...
  10. New Member Introductions
    Hello everyone, I just got done with the engine on my 03 and now cant seem to get the car to stop fast enough. Seems like the power it makes now is more than the brakes can handle. Are there any upgrades to stock brakes that can be made to help it stop better? Or do I need to due a full out...
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