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Old 08-31-2006, 11:08 AM   #1
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Default Suspension Supersticky: Springs, Coilovers, Swaybars, S-Techs, fitment, tech, more!

Old retired suspension/brake FAQ: still some decent info/overview
http://forums.nasioc.com/forums/showthread.php?t=680651

Public service announcement: "When to say when" by Turn In Concepts
http://forums.nasioc.com/forums/show...2#post21456062

Suspension tuning philosophies
http://forums.nasioc.com/forums/show....php?t=1701850

Fitment Information

The "Will this suspension part fit my car?" thread.
http://forums.nasioc.com/forums/show....php?t=1303381

Will X shocks fit with Y springs on my Z model?
http://forums.nasioc.com/forums/show....php?t=1170952

Top Hat Interchangability?
http://forums.nasioc.com/forums/show....php?t=1046375

Technical Information

Camber bolt FAQ / Tutorial New!
http://forums.nasioc.com/forums/show....php?t=1590221

Abacuz's Camber / Caster plate thread
http://forums.nasioc.com/forums/show...7#post21446407

Coilover FAQ
http://forums.nasioc.com/forums/show....php?t=1408733

Lowering Spring FAQ
http://forums.nasioc.com/forums/show....php?t=1383366

STi Strut FAQ
http://forums.nasioc.com/forums/show....php?t=1408750
'15 Info http://forums.nasioc.com/forums/show....php?t=2640177

Unabomber's Spring/Strut/Coilover FAQ: Good reading
http://forums.nasioc.com/forums/showthread.php?t=911257

Swaybar/Endlink FAQ
http://forums.nasioc.com/forums/show....php?t=1152714

Swaybar Stiffness/Calculation
http://forums.nasioc.com/forums/show....php?t=1279944

Spring diameters, how about a single resource
http://forums.nasioc.com/forums/show...hreadid=308442

How do you convert from kg/mm to lb/in?
http://forums.nasioc.com/forums/show....php?t=1083184

Strut bar myth? (includes discussion of GC vs GC chassis stiffness)
http://forums.nasioc.com/forums/show...a#post17205970

Anti-lift Kit FAQ
http://forums.nasioc.com/forums/showthread.php?t=682924

Regreasing STi struts and Mounting a Grease Fitting in STi Struts
http://forums.nasioc.com/forums/show....php?t=1415706
http://forums.nasioc.com/forums/show....php?t=1911692

Installing Koni Inserts WRX and STi instructions
http://forums.nasioc.com/forums/show....php?t=1219607
http://forums.nasioc.com/forums/show....php?t=1276865
GR: http://forums.nasioc.com/forums/show....php?t=2322600

Wheel Bearings

Wheel Bearing 101
http://forums.nasioc.com/forums/showthread.php?t=987976

Wheel Bearing replacement: Guru's guide with pics
http://forums.nasioc.com/forums/showthread.php?t=787070

Suspension Tuning

Make your car handle how you like it!
http://forums.nasioc.com/forums/show...hreadid=203801

What swaybar size should I buy? Advice from Clint @ Turn In Concepts
http://forums.nasioc.com/forums/show....php?t=1106362

Wagon Suspension--Read and post your setups: The master wagon-specific info thread
http://forums.nasioc.com/forums/showthread.php?t=478371

Downgrades

The Official Tein S-Tech FAQ
http://forums.nasioc.com/forums/show....php?t=1267918

Upgrades

$1K Coilovers - no minced words: Discussion of whether the Megan/Helix/Whatever coilovers are worth it
http://forums.nasioc.com/forums/show....php?t=1121958

DOH!

The OFFICIAL "I hit something while driving in snow and something broke" thread
http://forums.nasioc.com/forums/show...highlight=snow

The OFFICIAL "I did donuts and now my steering feels funny" thread
http://forums.nasioc.com/forums/show....php?t=1686555

The official "I drove through some snow, and now my car shakes" thread
http://forums.nasioc.com/forums/show....php?t=1687443

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Old 10-07-2006, 01:31 AM   #2
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Old 10-07-2006, 01:49 AM   #3
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Alright, I organized the first 3 posts into one. But lots of the FAQ links suck.

If you see a good thread with lots of good tech that will be useful to someone, please report it with the little "" icon. I'll add it as long as it doesn't suck.

Things that I think need to be here:

BBK wheel fitment threads (the StopTech thread, the Brembo thread, others?) - the threads should live in Tire & Wheel, but we should have handy links to them.

Brake upgrade guide, by application

Suspension upgrade guide, by application
-TiC's long post about how to pick a swaybar size

Tein S-Tech FAQ ()

Why crossdrilled rotors are dumb (but not evil)

List of vendors that specialize in suspension upgrades (RCE, TiC etc)

Who's who of the suspension forum (me, Arnie, Mark Avery, Unabomber, Clint, TCE, Myles, nhluhr, etc etc)

List of part-review threads in the part review forum or suspension review forum that are applicable
-Calling all JIC coilover owners
-KW threads
-etc

Master list of off-the-shelf coilovers and what they fit (ambitious)

Part fitment guide (that thing that I started but never really materialized)

Recommended reading for brake upgraes (i.e. links to lots of good StopTech brake tech articles)

Ditto for suspension

Find Ron's Suspension FAQ

Stuff about steering upgrades: bushings, racks, columns

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Old 08-06-2007, 10:25 AM   #4
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Bump for nkodemus82's suggestion to add the ABS codes thread.
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Old 09-26-2007, 09:18 AM   #5
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So you want a different bump stop....
http://forums.nasioc.com/forums/show....php?t=1353689
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Old 11-09-2007, 01:00 PM   #6
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Added wheel bearing info.
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Added links to regreasing STi struts, adding a grease fitting to STi struts, and installing Koni inserts in both WRX and STi housings. If anyone can remember or sees other good threads to add to the list please PM me.
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