Single Diaphragm Brake Booster Upgrade Write-Up

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Re: Single Diaphragm Brake Booster Upgrade Write-Up

Post by Alphius » Sat Aug 06, 2016 2:24 am

My experiences were stock-ish vs stock-ish. Rubber lines, sliding calipers, parts store pads.

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Re: Single Diaphragm Brake Booster Upgrade Write-Up

Post by Legacy777 » Mon Aug 08, 2016 5:23 pm

I drove the Legacy this weekend....it's been a while since I drove it and paid extra attention to the braking. The pedal travel definitely is less. However I didn't think I had to use more leg/foot effort to get the same braking effort out of the car. I would say though that since the travel is less the modulation of braking might be a little more difficult. Again, I think brake pedal feel is heavily subjective and comes down a lot to personal preference.
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Re: Single Diaphragm Brake Booster Upgrade Write-Up

Post by mike-tracy » Mon Aug 08, 2016 6:56 pm

When will you be up in Wa again Josh? I don't think you've driven a stock 22t with a td05 & robtune, have you? Maybe we can setup a "Drive and compare my legacy" day ;)
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Wait....I'm confused now.

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Re: Single Diaphragm Brake Booster Upgrade Write-Up

Post by Legacy777 » Tue Aug 09, 2016 6:32 pm

I'll be up 9/14 - 9/18 for my niece and nephew's birthdays. I don't want to plan too much so I can spend time with them, but I should be able to make time for a drive and compare.
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Re: Single Diaphragm Brake Booster Upgrade Write-Up

Post by subiedoutlegacy » Thu Jul 20, 2017 7:11 pm

Kimo for the Master cylinder brace do you think it would be possible to install it without removal of the master cylinder?
I upgraded to 4 pot 2 pot and still feel that the brakes are lacking on feel.
I plan to put stainless steel lines on soon but have been dying to see if I can put a Master cylinder brace on, it made such a difference on my WRX!!
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Re: Single Diaphragm Brake Booster Upgrade Write-Up

Post by Legacy777 » Fri Jul 28, 2017 5:43 pm

In general you should be able to get the brace on without removing the master cylinder. There may be certain braces that fit better than others so it may not be a one size fits all type of thing.
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