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Old 01-29-2012, 06:08 PM   #16
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I searched on google on what people were doing with the rears and some guy put on 2 POT nissan GTR calipers and an older supra rotor that were re-drilled to 4x100
I'd hate to redrill my rotor every time I tried to replace it...
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Old 01-29-2012, 06:36 PM   #17
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I've seen pics of a jaguar swap. Not sure where, and it was a long time ago.
You mean with the in-board brakes?
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Old 01-30-2012, 02:02 AM   #18
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I've seen an e30 with motorbike calipers on his auto-xer. I don't remember what discs though... I'd have to hunt down the article.
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Old 01-31-2012, 04:35 AM   #19
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does any one know if the calipers of the newer generation rx7(92 and up) are the same as the older generation rx7(86-91)
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clementine I read on another forum somewhere that they are, but don't trust my word.

What wheels are you guys running with the rx7's calipers?
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Old 02-01-2012, 11:16 PM   #21
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does any one know if the calipers of the newer generation rx7(92 and up) are the same as the older generation rx7(86-91)
Exact same. The 92+ calipers are thicker then the 86-91, but the critical dimensions are all the same, as well as the brake pads.

For a list of compatible wheels, search r3v for the "rx7 wheel fitment guide"
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Old 02-01-2012, 11:31 PM   #22
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Just an FYI if anyone that wants to do this set-up is having difficulties finding the correct hardware around town you can use E30 flywheel bolts P/N: 11227805885 which is an M12 x 1.5 x 28mm(use these to mount the brackets to our strut housing) and use the original caliper bracket bolts to mount the RX7 caliper to your bracket P/N: 34111118948 ( M12 x 1.5 x 32mm) just in case you wanted new bolts. In both cases I believe they are grade 12.9 (imperial grade 10).
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awesome, thanks. i appreciate it
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Old 02-02-2012, 12:17 PM   #24
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clementine I read on another forum somewhere that they are, but don't trust my word.

What wheels are you guys running with the rx7's calipers?
I have 17 x 7 ESM 003 w/ 25mm offset on the front right now, but I will also check my Konigs which are 16 x 7 w/ 40mm offset and a 20mm spacer (which comes out to et20 wheel)
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Final look

In the end on the et25 17 x 7 esm rims I will have to get a 3-5mm spacer for the fronts but my Konig 16x7 et40 fit nicely with the 20mm spacers
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