Mon Jul 08, 2013 3:56 pm by Admin

For the benefit of 944Hybrids users there are two search functions available for you to use.
The purpose of this sticky is to explain the "Advanced Search" function because it is much more powerful and is the best choice when researching information.

When you log on to the site a list of options is shown in a line at the top of the page. One option is labelled "Search", use this option (NOT the search box lower down on the right).

After you click on the upper search option, a drop down box appears. At the bottom of this box is a radio button marked "Advanced …

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Rear caliper choice for LS430 setup

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Rear caliper choice for LS430 setup

Post  jpkinerk on Sun Mar 06, 2016 7:51 pm

Every once and awhile I see people talking about running RX7 rear calipers with their LS430 front calipers. I've been running stock 944 turbo rear calipers with my LS430 calipers, using a BMW hydroboost and 5/35 proportioning valve. It seems fairly well-balanced, but I don't know what I don't know. Ya know?

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Re: Rear caliper choice for LS430 setup

Post  xschop on Sun Mar 06, 2016 8:02 pm

As long as you are balanced then you are good to go. The RX7 calps have a little larger pad and piston area. I've been in on two hybrids with them. One with balance bar which was pretty good for manual brakes, but the hydroboost and the combo was astounding.

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Re: Rear caliper choice for LS430 setup

Post  87wolfsburg on Tue Feb 07, 2017 4:54 pm

what rotors are you using with the rx7 calipers? and what year rx7?


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Re: Rear caliper choice for LS430 setup

Post  sharkey on Tue Feb 07, 2017 5:35 pm

the original swap was used with fd rx7 calipers (93-95 in north america), however for a short time i used fc turbo calipers. they are the same basic design, same piston size, same pad size and same bolt pattern, the fd calipers just look a little better. the rx7 caliper swap was designed to be used with 86 944 turbo rotors for 86 and earlier cars, and 87+ turbo rotors for 87+ cars.


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