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This is a discussion on part #'s of interest for 08/09 WRX guys within the Suspension & Wheels forums, part of the Tech & Modifying & General Repairs category; you could, but for the $ your not gaining much w/ the 09 dampers- it was first thought that w/ ...

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    you could, but for the $ your not gaining much w/ the 09 dampers- it was first thought that w/ the decent increase in spring rates w/ the 09 we'd see decent increases in damping- RCE had the 09 dampers dyno'd and saw very little increase in damping

    if you find a set used and cheap, might be worth it- otherwise I'd opt for Koni's or Bilsteins
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    Quote Originally Posted by Big Sky WRX View Post
    you could, but for the $ your not gaining much w/ the 09 dampers- it was first thought that w/ the decent increase in spring rates w/ the 09 we'd see decent increases in damping- RCE had the 09 dampers dyno'd and saw very little increase in damping

    if you find a set used and cheap, might be worth it- otherwise I'd opt for Koni's or Bilsteins
    Since I wasn't apart of that group deal over @ NASIOC in the begining - those gtworx/bilsteins are 1k... and as for the Koni inserts - i dunno if i trust inserts in the same stock tubing...

    Why has no one made a decent strut/shock combo for the 08+, its been 2 yrs already...
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    [QUOTE=spt wrx 2k8;2652440]

    Why has no one made a decent strut/shock combo for the 08+, its been 2 yrs already...[/QUOTE]

    I thought the same thing today. Looked around and theres nothin.

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    Quote Originally Posted by spt wrx 2k8 View Post

    Why has no one made a decent strut/shock combo for the 08+, its been 2 yrs already...[/QUOTE]

    I thought the same thing today. Looked around and theres nothin.
    LOL, love the username! I dunno about paying Koni all that money for inserts, but its definitely a cheaper option vs the gtworx bilsteins.

    I may just bite the bullet and for over 1k to gtworx...i wanna do a complete suspension for spring 2011 - tires, stuts/shocks, sways, tophats, bushings, etc.. and the stupid strut/shocks are holding me back.
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    Bilsteins will be worth the $ and Koni's are worth the time, both good options- there won't be any better options than those

    no one else holds a candle to Koni or Bilstein
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    Doh! Well I guess I have to see which one pairs up with the STi pinks..
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    Does anyone know why the 09 shocks/springs don't show up on opposedforces.com?

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