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Old 06-12-2013, 05:00 PM   #2426
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Anyone know the spring rates of the stock springs?
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Old 06-12-2013, 06:51 PM   #2427
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^^^they should fit fine heres my buddies 13 sedan with '08 wrx tein s-tech's install was perfect with no issues (also rocking my sport wheels)
That means 08 WRX spring fit our car. I could have bought them for $200 instead of $400 & gotten another 1/2" drop. That sucks. At my local WBM caravan some people didn't even realize my hatch was lowered.
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Old 06-12-2013, 11:48 PM   #2428
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That means 08 WRX spring fit our car. I could have bought them for $200 instead of $400 & gotten another 1/2" drop. That sucks. At my local WBM caravan some people didn't even realize my hatch was lowered.
Sorry to hear some unsatisfied feelings, I'm happy with mine, people here in cali notice my car lowered.
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Old 06-13-2013, 05:40 AM   #2429
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Sorry to hear some unsatisfied feelings, I'm happy with mine, people here in cali notice my car lowered.
Not unsatisfied at all. I love the stock like ride. I just could have spent half as much and gotten the a lot sooner.
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Old 06-13-2013, 12:09 PM   #2430
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What I'm after is a stiffer ride and less body roll. I hope this is what I find.
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Old 06-15-2013, 02:30 AM   #2431
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So I got my RS*R springs installed today. I am very happy with them. Firm but not harsh. Increased road feel. Less body roll when taking corners. Before the drop, the ground clearance is approximately 6 1/2 inches (bottom of side skirt to the ground); after the drop, it was 5 inches all around. Not bad. Im pleased =)

Anyhoo, on to some crappy cell phone pics. Rims are coming at the end of the month. Cant wait.











and lastly, something I got as a bday gift from the gf. The TWM Phantom Shift knob. I love it. It compliments the Kartboy short shifter quite nicely.

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Old 06-15-2013, 08:01 AM   #2432
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Looks awesome man!
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Old 06-15-2013, 11:36 AM   #2433
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So I got my RS*R springs installed today. I am very happy with them. Firm but not harsh. Increased road feel. Less body roll when taking corners. Before the drop, the ground clearance is approximately 6 1/2 inches (bottom of side skirt to the ground); after the drop, it was 5 inches all around. Not bad. Im pleased =)

Anyhoo, on to some crappy cell phone pics. Rims are coming at the end of the month. Cant wait.

and lastly, something I got as a bday gift from the gf. The TWM Phantom Shift knob. I love it. It compliments the Kartboy short shifter quite nicely.
Woohoo! Congrats! Glad your happy buddy looks gooooood.
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Old 06-15-2013, 12:27 PM   #2434
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So I got my RS*R springs installed today. I am very happy with them. Firm but not harsh. Increased road feel. Less body roll when taking corners. Before the drop, the ground clearance is approximately 6 1/2 inches (bottom of side skirt to the ground); after the drop, it was 5 inches all around. Not bad. Im pleased =)
Wow, looks really good. Not sure I would like the look of a dropped sedan, but it's just enough. Not overdone. Did you do an alignment afterwards, and was everything able to be returned to factory specs?
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Old 06-15-2013, 03:44 PM   #2435
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Looks awesome man!
thanks man!

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Woohoo! Congrats! Glad your happy buddy looks gooooood.
It was only a matter of time eh? hehe Thanks for all the assistance! Im very happy with em.

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Wow, looks really good. Not sure I would like the look of a dropped sedan, but it's just enough. Not overdone. Did you do an alignment afterwards, and was everything able to be returned to factory specs?
I'll do an alignment in about 2-3 weeks. You dont usually have to wait that long, normally one week is enough but im waiting on my rims to arrive. I need to do the aligment with the new wheels on.

Another member has installed the RSR and has done an alignment. He indicated it was pretty much back to spec parameters. Except for maybe the rear camber at -1.9 if I recall correct. Even then, thats still within spec.
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Old 06-15-2013, 04:01 PM   #2436
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Where you guys getting the pre cut fod light over lay from
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Old 06-15-2013, 05:24 PM   #2437
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thanks man!

It was only a matter of time eh? hehe Thanks for all the assistance! Im very happy with em.

I'll do an alignment in about 2-3 weeks. You dont usually have to wait that long, normally one week is enough but im waiting on my rims to arrive. I need to do the aligment with the new wheels on.

Another member has installed the RSR and has done an alignment. He indicated it was pretty much back to spec parameters. Except for maybe the rear camber at -1.9 if I recall correct. Even then, thats still within spec.
Anytime buddy!
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Old 06-16-2013, 11:06 PM   #2438
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Where can I go to order the rsr springs. Can't wait for H&R to come out with theirs. Please advise. Extremely tired of the tire and fender gap.
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Old 06-17-2013, 12:05 AM   #2439
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just buy some springs for 08+ impreza and save some cash
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Old 06-17-2013, 12:25 AM   #2440
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Where can I go to order the rsr springs. Can't wait for H&R to come out with theirs. Please advise. Extremely tired of the tire and fender gap.
Vince
Email rsr directly.
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Old 06-17-2013, 01:40 AM   #2441
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I did and I got a weird response asking for a part number before they can help me. I told them the model and year of my impreza and states I wanted the rsr lowering springs.
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Old 06-17-2013, 08:20 AM   #2442
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I wonder if you would have issue going on most of the spot, especially in Canada... It look really nice lowered.
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Old 06-17-2013, 08:44 AM   #2443
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That means 08 WRX spring fit our car. I could have bought them for $200 instead of $400 & gotten another 1/2" drop. That sucks. At my local WBM caravan some people didn't even realize my hatch was lowered.
Strange but the sedan with the RS-R looks lower than your buddies with the Tein S-techs I also read on here that many people are unhappy with the S-Techs.
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Old 06-17-2013, 11:53 PM   #2444
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I did and I got a weird response asking for a part number before they can help me. I told them the model and year of my impreza and states I wanted the rsr lowering springs.
odd... did you email them at info@rs-r.com? They are quite familliar with this product for our cars since there has a been a lot of recent activity with it. lol

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I wonder if you would have issue going on most of the spot, especially in Canada... It look really nice lowered.
The only concern is during heavy snowfall. Aside from that, im good. I'll just have to rely on our awesome AWD to see me through.

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Strange but the sedan with the RS-R looks lower than your buddies with the Tein S-techs I also read on here that many people are unhappy with the S-Techs.
really? maybe its just in the pic. hmmm... once I get my rims on, I'll take better and nicer photos. I should have the complete proper setup in about 2 weeks or so. My rims and tires are shipping out.
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Old 06-18-2013, 01:01 AM   #2445
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Wes_888 who did you work with? I'll try the email u posted. Today I got a response asking me how low I wanted to go, I said max 2 in and they responded with: what's that in mm. Kind a scary.
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Old 06-18-2013, 08:46 AM   #2446
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Wes_888 who did you work with? I'll try the email u posted. Today I got a response asking me how low I wanted to go, I said max 2 in and they responded with: what's that in mm. Kind a scary.
Most recent person I spoke with is Ben. Good luck!
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Old 06-19-2013, 05:05 PM   #2447
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Ben from RS*R is ordering a bunch, I would call and see if you can reserve a set. Don't be scared, just do it!
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Old 06-20-2013, 01:35 AM   #2448
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Ya. Emailed him today and said to reserve as set for me. Much better response from him vs. the previous emails. Thanks for the contact. Will post pics once they are installed.
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Old 06-20-2013, 06:00 AM   #2449
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I was looking to add the sport mesh grill to my silver impreza. I was able to get someone to photos hop it for me. Any opinions?

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Old 06-20-2013, 07:56 AM   #2450
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Looks good to me.
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