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Old 04-04-2013, 02:28 PM   #5026
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Well i really wanna help you and if they cant figure it out then we need to lol you could email a video to me or post one on youtube and post the link on here to it. I have the same wagon you do.
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Old 04-04-2013, 02:36 PM   #5027
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Ok send me ur email
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Old 04-04-2013, 03:35 PM   #5028
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I gut a video how do i put it on here?
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Old 04-04-2013, 03:37 PM   #5029
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Old 04-04-2013, 04:31 PM   #5030
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That helps alot. Sounds like clunking maybe a CV joint. Have you checked your diff oil level or have had it changed out? Also check your trans level just to be safe or change it out if you havent. Get under ur wagon and pull push and move side to side on the rear axle shafts to see if there is any excessive play there shouldnt be any movement or maybe a really small amount. I noticed too you said it happens when ur turning right only but in the video ur going left haha
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Old 04-04-2013, 04:59 PM   #5031
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Yarp.
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Old 04-04-2013, 08:15 PM   #5032
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Yea i meant left lol
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Old 04-04-2013, 08:47 PM   #5033
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The thing i dont get is that it never happened untill i put the co's on.
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Old 04-04-2013, 09:27 PM   #5034
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Lowering the vehicle may have changed intended geometric angles on the drive line and now there is more stress when cornering because the old springs and struts/shocks would absorb the body roll more
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Old 04-05-2013, 02:00 AM   #5035
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Do you think it could be the rear diff going out? I hope not man...
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Old 04-05-2013, 05:57 AM   #5036
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Check ur fluid levels.. I doubt its the diff. Its prob ur axle shafts taking the heat of the new coil overs.. They could have been worn already and now that there is more stress on them cause of the stiffer suspension you are hearing that. But thats just my guess. Maybe the guys who put them on didnt tighten something down all the way. Its possible ur axle nuts may be alil loose too. That happened to me awhile ago when i accidentally clipped a curb in my old 2.5i sedan and i would get something similar to the noise you have when cornering. Thats all i got though man. Lemme know what happens. Sorry to everyone else for the thread jack... Jus trying to help
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Old 04-05-2013, 12:55 PM   #5037
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Thanks again brotha, i appreciate all the help and guidance ( im new to coils , i had 04 sti takeoffs on before ).
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Old 04-08-2013, 12:08 AM   #5038
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would you recommend using stock struts with swift springs or what strut would make the car look nicer? i would like to spend around $300 around there
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Old 04-09-2013, 12:45 PM   #5039
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Figured it out guys!!! I have a rear diff cover, and my exhaust had shifted, and was rubbing the cover when i would take hard turns. Im puuuuumped I didn't have to drop a Ton of dough to fix it
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Old 04-09-2013, 03:26 PM   #5040
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Figured it out guys!!! I have a rear diff cover, and my exhaust had shifted, and was rubbing the cover when i would take hard turns. Im puuuuumped I didn't have to drop a Ton of dough to fix it
Excellent man.
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Old 04-18-2013, 11:42 PM   #5041
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Old 04-22-2013, 04:49 PM   #5042
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Fronts rub a small bit, can still add camber and roll fenders to reduce rubbing.
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Old 04-23-2013, 12:12 AM   #5043
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I love your car so much.
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Old 04-23-2013, 10:27 AM   #5044
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I love your car so much.
I do too, funny thing. Lol.
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Old 04-23-2013, 05:28 PM   #5045
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Coilover question.

How would a set of coilovers with 8k fronts and 5k rears (or similar) behave on an 02-07 wagon?
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Old 04-23-2013, 08:37 PM   #5046
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Coilover question.

How would a set of coilovers with 8k fronts and 5k rears (or similar) behave on an 02-07 wagon?
My guess is relatively unbalanced. You normally see a 2k difference front rear, if they're not even.
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Old 04-23-2013, 09:15 PM   #5047
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My guess is relatively unbalanced. You normally see a 2k difference front rear, if they're not even.
I actually have 8k front and rears on my 05. Josh @ import image racing explained to me when i ordered my bc's that with this set up, it compensates for the saggy butt wagons experience, and also makes the car feel like it is rwd in turns ie; the rear end feels like it wants to slide out, instead of feeling like its fwd. im quite happy with this set up so far. I hope that makes sense
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Old 04-24-2013, 11:51 AM   #5048
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I actually have 8k front and rears on my 05. Josh @ import image racing explained to me when i ordered my bc's that with this set up, it compensates for the saggy butt wagons experience, and also makes the car feel like it is rwd in turns ie; the rear end feels like it wants to slide out, instead of feeling like its fwd. im quite happy with this set up so far. I hope that makes sense
Haha
I'm also running 8k/8k on my fortune auto 500's... Noted above.

I was just explaining why you see mostly 2k differences, more often in sedans than wagons.
Saggy butt wouldn't really be effected too much by spring rates, but as theres more weight over the rear on a wagon it does sag a bit more. Thankfully with coils you can compensate with the ride height adjustment, but the balanced sprig rates front and rear helps eliminate the actual sag.
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Old 04-24-2013, 05:17 PM   #5049
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Yep, im glad i went that route indtead of 7/5 everyone gets on gd's
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Old 04-24-2013, 10:11 PM   #5050
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Yep, im glad i went that route indtead of 7/5 everyone gets on gd's
Very same here.

I just saw a Saabaru running 10k/5k....
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