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This is a discussion on 2002 WRX Suspension within the New Member Hangout forums, part of the Community - Meet other Enthusiasts category; so about six months ago my struts went so i replaced them with OEM replacements but they seem to give ...

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    2002 WRX Suspension

    so about six months ago my struts went so i replaced them with OEM replacements but they seem to give to much, so much so that when i had some of my heavier set friends in the car that when taking tighter turns my rear wheel wells would actually touch the tires. what would be a good stiffer strut without lowering the car too much?

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    You might need stiffer springs and struts. Koni's with RCE black springs might be a good option.
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    The strut shouldn't lower the car at all, which spring is used with the strut generally determines ride height.


    I'm currently running KYB AGX gas adjustable struts with Eibach pro-kit springs. The struts have four settings for dampening 1 being the softest and 4 being the stiffest, I usually leave them on 3. Tokiko D-Specs as well as Koni's are also a good choices for upgraded struts.

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    are there any good strut/spring combos out there or is it better to buy the struts and springs separately? and what would be good for springs if i am looking for a nice stiff ride?

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    TOKICO HP SPRINGS & SHOCKS 02-03 SUBARU WRX HPK349 | eBay

    i know i said i didnt wanna go lower but 1.5 isnt much but are these a good deal?

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    Stop browsing eBay for parts. For every 1 truly good deal you'll find, you have to weed out 100 bad ones.

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    the car is a daily driver i just want something a little stiffer, the ones on there now feel like they give to much on turns.

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    Quote Originally Posted by CDubREX
    the car is a daily driver i just want something a little stiffer, the ones on there now feel like they give to much on turns.
    What springs are currently on the car?
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    stock, i forget the name but i got em used cause i was in a pinch for cash

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    Get them with the RCE Yellows and Whiteline Com C's..

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    Quote Originally Posted by CDubREX View Post
    stock, i forget the name but i got em used cause i was in a pinch for cash
    Wait why did you buy used springs? I thought you just replaced the struts?
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    i did i got the springs from a friend who got coilovers. the ones that were removed were junk.

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    Before you get crazy with new springs and struts, what tires are you using? I'm assuming the shop did an alignment after replacing the struts?
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    I have nitro neos on 17" zen's and yes I did get an allignments after. But these wheels are coming off soon and my all seasons on stock rims are going on soon

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