Originally Posted by UkNuck
Hmm I think you have it bass ackwards
02-03 springs should fit with your
rear tophats - the tophat bolt locations are different (so they don't swap) but the spring diameters are the same
For 04-07 neither the bolt pattern nor
the spring diameter are the same (the 04-07 rear springs are tapered) so you can't directly use either combo
You can slot / redrill holes to make it work - and one or two folks have made 'hybrid' tophats to fit the later springs to the earlier tophats - but the easiest solution appears to be to find some early (92-94) Legacy tophats, which have the early bolt pattern with the small upper spring diameter
Don't take my word for it though - search for posts by guys like jamal and Fred
This is for the rear - the fronts should all be the same afaik.
Hi, thanks for this info, from what I have heard, the front top hats on my wagon will work with the wrx springs from 02-03 or 04-07 but not the rear. Hmm, well I am going to try to get ahold of some 92-94 legacy top hats so I can use the 07 wrx wagon springs. Are the wrx wagon springs the same like for stiffness from 02/03 and 04-07? I have two options to buy both the 02/03 wagon springs and rear top hats and the 07 wagon springs and top hats.