Hub Project to make us wheel options (5/100 to 114.3)

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Re: Hub Project to make us wheel options (5/100 to 114.3)

Postby CMS-GT4 » Sun Feb 26, 2012 3:30 am

Above, he says above the rav4 uses a different rear setup as far as bearings go. It also uses a drum rear, so I would not want its rear brakes.

The front spindle can bolt up, but you need a rav4 ball joint since the bolt length is longer. I am stil deciding what to do. I need to take some measurements of the tie rod hole. The rav4 has a shorter turn to lock, but I want to make sure it isn't due to the rack or the tie rod arm.
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Re: Hub Project to make us wheel options (5/100 to 114.3)

Postby lumbercis » Sun Feb 26, 2012 4:15 pm

Ahh, I see. Thread's just getting a bit confusing at this point.
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Re: Hub Project to make us wheel options (5/100 to 114.3)

Postby dragstang86 » Sun Feb 26, 2012 4:30 pm

lumbercis wrote:Ahh, I see. Thread's just getting a bit confusing at this point.


I agree. There is many ideas mixed with fact it is hard to keep track of what is what. I nice organized summarized post would be nice.
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Re: Hub Project to make us wheel options (5/100 to 114.3)

Postby tubasteve » Tue Feb 28, 2012 2:49 am

dragstang86 wrote:
lumbercis wrote:Ahh, I see. Thread's just getting a bit confusing at this point.


I agree. There is many ideas mixed with fact it is hard to keep track of what is what. I nice organized summarized post would be nice.



I'm working on this as we speak, I'm doing it using 185 spindle, with rav4 hubs hopefully. I'll see soon enough. If I can come up with multipul setups I will be posting what I find in a new post (if aloud)

I've got several brembo calipers from different imports, exp. Acura, porsche, st205, evo. And other calipers I picked up along the way.

Everything will hopefully be well documented....if I get too grease.....i stop writing and picture taking is all. hopefuly wife can help soon.

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Re: Hub Project to make us wheel options (5/100 to 114.3)

Postby CMS-GT4 » Tue Feb 28, 2012 3:09 am

Look forward to it. No problem with you making a new thread. Just put it in the faq, and it should be good.
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Re: Hub Project to make us wheel options (5/100 to 114.3)

Postby tubasteve » Sun Mar 04, 2012 5:04 am

And so it begins....working on rears as well actually, you will be surprised:
this is a supra rotor from 96tt, hub from 97 rav4.
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i currently dont have any pictures YET, and it opened a rotor option which is amazing if you use the 205 rears....

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im just waiting on my rotor to show on monday hopefully.

could follow it here
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Re: Hub Project to make us wheel options (5/100 to 114.3)

Postby tubasteve » Sun Mar 04, 2012 8:26 am

soooooooooooooo, been looking stuff up for over 5 stight hours to rethink the rear hub idea i did have, and well, i wouldnt say stumbled upon what i found. ive order what apears by all the specs through multipul supliers and such, from hub, bearing and the rotor to still work with the 205 brakes with little to no modification.
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im going to order first and show later.


:shoots: i had a entire rear 205 hub setup i could have tested this on last year....until i moved i threw it all away. if anyone has a rear end they want to sell so i dont want to take mine off...(yet).

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Re: Hub Project to make us wheel options (5/100 to 114.3)

Postby lumbercis » Sun Mar 04, 2012 6:22 pm

Looking forward to seeing your results.

Agree with CMS, if anyone comes up with a proven method for front or rear just drop it in the FAQ section. There's likely more than one way to skin a cat here.

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Re: Hub Project to make us wheel options (5/100 to 114.3)

Postby tubasteve » Sun Mar 04, 2012 7:10 pm

Using stock bearings front and rear, hub is good front, rotor as well....i don't have wheels to test:cry: also ordered rear hubs.
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Re: Hub Project to make us wheel options (5/100 to 114.3)

Postby alltracshoak » Tue Mar 06, 2012 11:05 pm

Hope this comes along..ill have to sell my porsche brake it for this if this work out all around
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Re: Hub Project to make us wheel options (5/100 to 114.3)

Postby tubasteve » Tue Mar 06, 2012 11:46 pm

alltracshoak wrote:Hope this comes along..ill have to sell my porsche brake it for this if this work out all around

why?
You could buy the 06 Sti rotors cause same specs, just different lug pattern.
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Re: Hub Project to make us wheel options (5/100 to 114.3)

Postby temperacerguy » Tue Mar 06, 2012 11:52 pm

tubasteve wrote:
alltracshoak wrote:Hope this comes along..ill have to sell my porsche brake it for this if this work out all around

why?
You could buy the 06 Sti rotors cause same specs, just different lug pattern.
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Re: Hub Project to make us wheel options (5/100 to 114.3)

Postby CMS-GT4 » Wed Mar 07, 2012 12:07 am

The center bore is too small for the sti rotors. If you get 2 piece then you can get the center bore machined out to fit the new hub. In that case sti rotors are a good choice.
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Re: Hub Project to make us wheel options (5/100 to 114.3)

Postby temperacerguy » Wed Mar 07, 2012 12:28 am

The porsche brake caliper brackets sold on this site come with spacer rings for the STI rotors.
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Re: Hub Project to make us wheel options (5/100 to 114.3)

Postby CMS-GT4 » Wed Mar 07, 2012 1:28 am

Which is meant for a 185 hub. If you switch to the rav4 hub then it is 62mm where the sti is 56.1. Alltrac is 54.1. So to use sti rotors on the rav4 5x114 hub, the hub bore needs to be enlarged.
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