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How hard is it to install 996 or 996TT brake calipers on a base 99' 986? Would it mess up the braking system if I just installed the huge front calipers from a 996TT and left the rear the same?

On a side note,how do you disengage the old brake fluid line and install the new one if I were to do so?

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It's not that simple. I highly doubt the 996 uses the same mounting point as our cars do. Many times you do a caliper swap you need to make up a bracket to relocate you caliper. Maybe somebody else can tell us here... Or you have to swap your hub which then means your making up custom drive shafts with a 996 end on one side and 986 end on the other. Then you will need the rotors and pads.

I was under the impression that Boxster S calipers were 996 anyway so you should just look at upgrading to those F&R.

Honestly unless your going to be racing there is not much point the stock 986 brakes are really good and if you replace the pads and rotors with something high performance etc you should get all the braking power you could need on the street.

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It's not that simple. I highly doubt the 996 uses the same mounting point as our cars do. Many times you do a caliper swap you need to make up a bracket to relocate you caliper. Maybe somebody else can tell us here... Or you have to swap your hub which then means your making up custom drive shafts with a 996 end on one side and 986 end on the other. Then you will need the rotors and pads.

I was under the impression that Boxster S calipers were 996 anyway so you should just look at upgrading to those F&R.

Honestly unless your going to be racing there is not much point the stock 986 brakes are really good and if you replace the pads and rotors with something high performance etc you should get all the braking power you could need on the street.

I'd be doing them for

no.1 less brake fade when I really get on the brakes

no.2 those 996 & TT brakes look pretty darn sweet

no.3 My front rotors may need to be changed soon why not,one of those 'while you're there things'

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