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Old 06-19-2013, 05:28 AM   #1
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95 rear brakes question

Are the rear brakes off an 03 95 Linear an upgrade/same size as the aero setup minus the vented rotors?

Doesn't have a sport steering wheel so I'm guessing its a Linear model but not sure if rotor size is the same as the coveted aero setup
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I don't think it's the same size, but regardless the Linear shouldn't have floating calipers like the Aero does and therefore is all different hardware. I wouldn't go through the effort of changing all that to maintain a solid rear disc.
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it should have the floating calipers, but with solid disc instead of a vented
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You need to find a car with the vented railroad track looking thing. Only those are the 300mm ones.

My 07 2.3T still have floating but the smaller diameter rotors. And it wasn't just swap the carries and rotor over. The Aero style caliper needed to swap over too. But now I am rambling on about 9-5s.
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it should have the floating calipers, but with solid disc instead of a vented
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You need to find a car with the vented railroad track looking thing. Only those are the 300mm ones.

My 07 2.3T still have floating but the smaller diameter rotors. And it wasn't just swap the carries and rotor over. The Aero style caliper needed to swap over too. But now I am rambling on about 9-5s.
So long story short, I was half right. Wrong that they had a fixed caliper but correct that it really wouldn't be worth changing over since nothing is compatible with the Aero gear.

Good to know for others wondering the same thing as well.
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