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      12-26-2012, 07:07 PM   #8
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Originally Posted by r53s65e90
This has been around for a while. Caliper uses wrx shape pads, which are small and comparable to our stock pads. I dont't know if they match the swept area by the stock pads, as I didn't research further. If they don't, effective radius will be bigger, which means brake torque forward is increased and so brake balance is affected. I think it is generally difficult to create a fixed piston caliper for the stock rotors because of pad choice.
As far as I know the caliper being developed by TECH and his team isn't an existing caliper with adaptations to fit, but rather a custom solution from a reputable manufacturer specifically engineered for our cars. I may be wrong, but this is what I remember reading.