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ok, so my 2006 Federal Elise has factory brakes.

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ok, so I now have these steel brake pistons along with AP racing seals from the good folks at BWR:


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I'm trying to confirm that these pistons and AP racing seals will work with my factory calipers? It would be a bummer to start a caliper rebuild, only to find out the parts don't work for the factory calipers.
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Thanks everyone.
 

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Are there any negatives/cons to using these?
 

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But seriously I have used them like 20k track miles. Still perfect.
 

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I've got a dynamic Wish List and upgrading my stock calipers is on it. BWR offers the best one-stop shop I've found:

Already have DiscNoir Rotors & Porterfield R4-S Pads but want to re-fresh with these:

Vented HP SS Pistons
AP Front Caliper Seals
AP Front Retaining Pins & Anti-rattle Plates
Brembo Rear Spring & Pin Kit
Rear Caliper Overhaul Kit
F/R SS Brake Lines

Also saw that MWR has a SSC Big Bore Master Brake Cylinder. Haven't done any research yet but suspect it's not really needed for my typical street use...?
 
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I've got a dynamic Wish List and upgrading my stock calipers is on it. BWR offers the best one-stop shop I've found:

Already have DiscNoir Rotors & Porterfield R4-S Pads but want to re-fresh with these:

Vented HP SS Pistons
AP Front Caliper Seals
AP Front Retaining Pins & Anti-rattle Plates
Brembo Rear Spring & Pin Kit
Rear Caliper Overhaul Kit
F/R SS Brake Lines

Also saw that MWR has a SSC Big Bore Master Brake Cylinder. Haven't done any research yet but suspect it's not really needed for my typical street use...?
Rebuilding the rears can be a crapshoot as they are hard to dissassemble. I have been running with no anti rattle plate for a while, no issues. Good lines are key though.
 

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Rebuilding the rears can be a crapshoot as they are hard to dissassemble. I have been running with no anti rattle plate for a while, no issues. Good lines are key though.

Is that to save weight? 😁

All kidding aside, I assume you're using the BOE Brake Bias Cage? Any insight on the Big Bore MC?
 

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The anti rattle spring apparenlty contributes to knock back on track.

I was using it, I now use a tilton pedal box.

The BOE cage is good, I used it for a while and I only changed so that I could move my pedal box for better left foot braking with a sequential.
 
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