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post #16 of (permalink) Old 06-04-2012
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Originally Posted by mallen View Post
It might run a little cooler,but isnt most of it cosmetic if it uses the same caliper?
Not necessarily. Even with the same caliper, I believe since the rotor is larger, you're getting more leverage than with the smaller rotor. When I had my WRX, one of the upgrades was to use the caliper bracket and rotor from a certain model year Legacy but still retaining the original caliper. I noticed a definite difference in braking...instead of the nose diving, the whole car kind of just sat down.

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