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    How hard is it to return to stock?

    Looking at a 07 sti that has been lowered... but I want it stock, how hard/costly would it be to raise the car back up to OE levels?

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    Does it have coilovers or just aftermarket springs?

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    Coilovers

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    Jack stands on all four corners. Open Hood. Remove back seat. Take out coilovers. Put in stock coilovers. Reverse order. Alignment.

    About 3 hours by yourself...Not bad really. A lot easier with a helper though.

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    Awesome thanks!

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    The STi came with upgraded suspension compared to the WRX. So, the STi suspension tends to be a bit more expensive as it's somewhat desirable. I paid less than 200 for my stock WRX suspension lol.

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    Can you get oem from parts stores? Or do I need to hunt junk yards?

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    Do you want to get rid of the coilovers? Why don't you just raise them up to almost stock height?

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