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Old 11-18-2012, 08:49 PM   #1
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ZX3 Brakes on a SVT? RallyX

Hello! I'm new here, this is my first post!

I just bought a 2004 SVT last week to replace my daily driver / rallycross Saturn ION! Here are some pictures of it in action!-





and heres the fleet-


ANYWAYS

The soft compound gravel tires that I use for RallyCross in the summer are 15"



It's my understanding that there are only two or three 15" wheels that will clear my SVT brakes- The problem is these wheels are far too wide to mount 15" rally tires on.

There are no 16" gravel tires- Sidewall is your friend

The solution, I think, is swapping stock ZX3 brakes with my SVT brakes- Then I can run a stock 15" wheel that clears the brakes AND is narrow enough for my gravel tires! Would ZX3 brakes work on my SVT? If so what would I need?

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Old 11-18-2012, 08:52 PM   #2
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Youll want the front brakes from the 2005-2007 focus. theyre 280mm and fit behind 15's.

on those cars its an easy swap to upgrade to the svt size (calipers, brackets, pads and rotors) so id imagine it would go the other way just as easy
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Old 11-18-2012, 08:55 PM   #3
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How about the rears?
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Old 11-18-2012, 09:09 PM   #4
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Rears will fit alllll day long
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The SVT rear brakes are a lot smaller in diameter, I haven't heard of any problems clearing those.
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Old 11-18-2012, 10:31 PM   #6
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Excellent! So I will look for 05-07 fronts.

All I need are both calipers, both caliper brackets, pads, rotors correct?
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what happened to the 350z?? or is it just muddy
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what happened to the 350z?? or is it just muddy
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Some minor bodywork and prepping for a satin white re-spray



6-Point roll cage with door bars goes in this winter!!

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