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    NEED HELP/INPUT FOR LOWERING A 2009 WRX PREMIUM

    I want to lower my WRX but have need someone to point me in the right direction. Can I get away with just springs? It's my everyday driver and don't want to lose too much ride quality. I want a more aggressive look but not looking to put G's into the suspension.

    I have looked into different springs....EIBACH? (got great reviews, and very affordable)

    I'm curious if I can get away with just springs...not looking to spend the money for coil overs....in need of some input.

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    Short answer is that it's probably not a good idea on your stock 09 struts.

    RCE Black springs are supposed to work with stock struts, but you probably have quite a few miles on yours.

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    Look into Koni yellow inserts. Will probably end up spending close to 1G with springs, but your ride will be significantly better than just slapping lowering springs on and calling it a day.

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    I had BC coilovers on my 08 wrx. After getting the car aligned and corner balanced it was a completely different animal. The ride is significantly stiffer than stock but you appreciate the handling gains. Good luck!

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    Quote Originally Posted by SomeGoalie View Post
    Look into Koni yellow inserts. Will probably end up spending close to 1G with springs, but your ride will be significantly better than just slapping lowering springs on and calling it a day.
    This. It will outhandle any budget coilover set at a similar price point.
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    Both are great springs. Epic Engineering springs are also pretty popular, and I happen to have a set for sale:
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    Quote Originally Posted by zax View Post
    This. It will outhandle any budget coilover set at a similar price point.
    This as well^^^ over, and over, and over. They cost abou as much, the ride will be more comfortable, they will handle better, and they are less likely to "malfunction"

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    Quote Originally Posted by EJ257 View Post
    RCE Blacks
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    Both are great springs. Epic Engineering springs are also pretty popular, and I happen to have a set for sale:
    FS (NY): '08 WRX Sedan Parts /shameless plug
    I am deciding between these two springs for my 2009 WRX. It seems like the spring rates aren't that much stiffer for the Swifts. How do they compare to the RCE blacks? Thanks.
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