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Old 06-18-2012, 08:49 PM   #82
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Brake upgrades

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Originally Posted by Stui420 View Post
I have an 01 ZX3 stock brake setup. i am wanting to go to the larger 278mm setup on the front.
i dont know what its called but i also need to know if i need to use a different part with this new setup or if the old one is the same heres the pic of it..
EXAMPLE---CALIPERS/05

Calipers/?= use svt= the piston diameter is bigger
Rotors/?= use the 300mm svt
Ball Joints/?=the '05+ use the bigger taper ones
Spindels/?= use the '05 ones, the '06+ use a bigger diameter strut
Brake Lines/?
= stock will work, Stainless steel is best

The '05 spindle uses the earlier strut & uses a bigger tapered ball joint stud, so you'll have to change your LCA's for '05+ arms.
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