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Old 07-30-2006, 09:33 PM   #1
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Default strut/sway bar? under brace?

what is a more common setup? is it larger or smaller sway bar? Or strut bar? And under brace?
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Old 07-31-2006, 12:05 AM   #2
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I'm not really positive of what you're asking, but it's pretty common to upgrade the rear sway bar to a 22 or 24mm adjustable and the same for the front. Strut bars and underbraces are rarely done since the body's already pretty rigid from the factory. Hope I was able to help.
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Old 07-31-2006, 12:47 AM   #3
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if you've got a wagon get a rear strut bar, if you're really into handling get a front and rear strut bar because although some people say it wont make a difference, more people and experts say it actually does. upgrading the swaybars you want larger than stock diameter bars. underbracing.... it all depends on how stiff you want your car in normal daily driving I dunno if you will notice an improvement because I haven't put an underbrace on my impreza although I've put one on a previous car and noticed a difference, but upgrade the front and rear swaybars and if you still want more stiffness or better handling then do front and rear strutbars, if that still isn't enough underbrace, but I wouldn't do strut bars and underbrace if you dont have springs/lowered your car, springs (and struts if you want or coilovers) and swaybars will make your car handle noticably better. if you only have swaybars and want better handling dont get any more body stiffeners til you get springs because you wont notice it as much.
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Old 07-31-2006, 02:27 AM   #4
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maybe i didnt express myself clearly.. but u said what i needed to know and thanks

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I'm not really positive of what you're asking, but it's pretty common to upgrade the rear sway bar to a 22 or 24mm adjustable and the same for the front. Strut bars and underbraces are rarely done since the body's already pretty rigid from the factory. Hope I was able to help.
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Old 07-31-2006, 02:33 AM   #5
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mine is a 06 wrx.

i can have sways and struts (front+rear) at the same time? i had a concept that they are doing the same function, hence i was thinking which is a more common for daily driving. maybe better when cornering i would definitely be upgrading/adding one of them (or both) after hearing the views of them.
if given a choice to choose in between them, which will u choose?

as for the springs, i have no doubt they are to improve the handling.. but i guess i will better be enjoying the stock comfort of my ride for now.


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if you've got a wagon get a rear strut bar, if you're really into handling get a front and rear strut bar because although some people say it wont make a difference, more people and experts say it actually does. upgrading the swaybars you want larger than stock diameter bars. underbracing.... it all depends on how stiff you want your car in normal daily driving I dunno if you will notice an improvement because I haven't put an underbrace on my impreza although I've put one on a previous car and noticed a difference, but upgrade the front and rear swaybars and if you still want more stiffness or better handling then do front and rear strutbars, if that still isn't enough underbrace, but I wouldn't do strut bars and underbrace if you dont have springs/lowered your car, springs (and struts if you want or coilovers) and swaybars will make your car handle noticably better. if you only have swaybars and want better handling dont get any more body stiffeners til you get springs because you wont notice it as much.
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