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    2011 STI Suspension on a 2011 WRX

    I have a chance to get stock 2011 STI suspension for fairly cheap to install in my 2011 WRX.
    1. Do the STI coilovers just bolt on a 2011 WRX?
    2. Is there that much difference between the OEM WRX and STI to warrant an upgrade or should I hold out for aftermarket?

    I already have perrin swaybars and endlinks.

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    not too sure about if it will fit or not, but i would probably just go aftermarket and get something good. most sti owners i know still upgrade the stock sti suspension
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    Go aftermarket. It will be a far better upgrade from the STI suspension.

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    AFAIK the STI suspension won't fit the WRX. Like stated above ,a good aftermarket strut/spring combo would be a better choice.
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    Cool, thanks for the replies. I'll save the money and time to do a more substantial upgrade instead.

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    The "Will this suspension part fit my car?" thread. - NASIOC

    ^ take a look at that link. it's very helpful and will tell you what will and will not work.

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    STi's don't come with what most people would call coilovers, fyi . Spring and strut setup still. It is different however. For example, the STi's use basically an inverted strut, where as the WRX uses a traditional, I believe.

    In all honesty, I'd recommend just going with an aftermarket suspension upgrade as well. Unless the parts are free, I wouldn't bother with the hassle of mix and matching parts that are compatible. I'd recommend a good set of sway bars and a nice custom alignment (zero toe all around, max negative front camber - with as little cross as possible). That should get you started without too much hassle =).
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