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I wanna fit some 15's on again... for some 275's.

I was told that the 2.3L brakes are too big for 15"... so what if I shave the caliper to make them fit? Is it gonna be safe? How about Spinwerke wheels, anyone tried?
 

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Could you go to the 2.0L brakes? Only different part numbers I can find are for the rotors and the caliper mount bracket, the calipers, lines and master cylinder all seem to be the same.

Maybe not the best idea, but it could work.
 

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I was thinking about that first but if I can fit them then I'd prefer it that way.

Advantage of the smaller caliper would be weight... lighter rotors, caliper.

Disadvantage is when I go to track days... I have to swap it back to the bigger caliper for better bite (I will be back on 17" on track anyways)... but if I can shave it to fit the 15" then I can save all the hassle.
 

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The caliper itself is the same though. It's just the actual caliper bracket and rotors that are different. So you'd have to carry around two extra rotors and two brackets to swap out.

Part Number PDF. For 2004, but these parts shouldn't have changed. Page 5 has the needed numbers, they're under the Front Suspension heading.
 

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[quote author=condor888000 link=topic=135787.msg2924221#msg2924221 date=1234210680]
The caliper itself is the same though. It's just the actual caliper bracket and rotors that are different. So you'd have to carry around two extra rotors and two brackets to swap out.

Part Number PDF. For 2004, but these parts shouldn't have changed. Page 5 has the needed numbers, they're under the Front Suspension heading.
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Oh shit, you're right.

I fail. That solves the problem. :)
 
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