View Full Version : St205 calipers conversion

08-31-2008, 05:57 AM
Hey ppl ,
does any one know how to put st205 calipers ( front and rear ) on a st185 ?
thank you

08-31-2008, 06:05 AM
Rear is bolt on. Front requires a bracket made and a spacer for the rotors.

09-03-2008, 12:05 AM
would it be a good idea , or its better to still bolt on ? I only need a good set street , track . Im not rich too ....

09-03-2008, 06:13 AM
Im not rich too ....
Although "rich" is a relative term, but have you priced out the ST205 brake setup lately?
The whole set would cost ~ $1000.

09-03-2008, 04:04 PM
Its cheaper to build your own kit.

I have a set of BBK front rotors I am about to list from the kit I was making for $125 + shipping.

I will have to buy the rotors again, but I need to do the clutch now much more than build a BBK.

Just use some Wilwood calipers and get the brackets made and bam. Front BBK.

The rear setup isn't as easy to fabricate due to the parking brake. You can either opt for an external parking brake or find rotors that work. st205 rotors will work, but the cheapest shipped I have found new ones is about 360usd.

One possible options since they are close in size is buy rear supra rotors and get them redrilled for 5x100. Its hard to say if the drum will match up perfectly though w/o testing.

I know one 185 owner who used supra rear rotors and 205 rear calipers but he used an external parking brake for his race car.

09-03-2008, 06:57 PM
I might have a solution for a big brake kit.

See this thread.


09-05-2008, 07:00 PM
For the BBK , would it be possible to go at 12 '' front , 11 '' rear ? like that im abble to stay on 16 '' on rims , im not really interested in 17 .

09-05-2008, 08:29 PM
Then your going to have to make your own kit. Even if you went with the 205 setup, most wheels will not fit over the brakes. You will possibly have to add a spacer to your front wheels to make them fit.