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Old 10-30-2001, 09:18 PM   #1
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Default Best Bang for the Buck Suspension Mod

What do you guys think the Best Bang for the Buck WRX Sedan suspension mod is. I think the H&R or Eibach Pro Springs + camber plates may be the cheapest most effective suspension mod, but what do you guys think?
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Old 10-30-2001, 11:20 PM   #2
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Tires.........thats what i think.
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Old 10-30-2001, 11:28 PM   #3
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Yes for sure tires. Those RE92's are terrible. Trust me on this, I already crashed mine. If I had my rims on with some decent tires, I would have been able to handle an extra 5-10mph and not crashed. But then again, I was driving foolishly when I did. Other than that, a rear swaybar is popular
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Old 10-30-2001, 11:47 PM   #4
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I agree with the others - Wheels and tires this will do the most for your money. If you do real suspension mods, make sure and buy quality parts that are proven to work. Don't do like Import Tuner did to their WRX in this months SCC magazine.
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Old 10-31-2001, 12:06 AM   #5
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It's all about the Cusco adjustable rear sway bar. Cheap, easy intstall, and tons o fun...Worth every penny.
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Old 10-31-2001, 01:27 AM   #6
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My order would be Tires, alignment, Whiteline or Cusco 22mm Adj rear swaybar and H/D endlinks, Whiteline ALK.
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Old 10-31-2001, 02:29 AM   #7
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Ya that article in Scc pissed me off, i can't belive Import Tuner did that to a WRX. It made the car look bad. But at least Scc let you know that the car was set up poorly.
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Old 10-31-2001, 07:06 AM   #8
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I'm glad they got crappy reviews. That means one less scooby on the road. Now, while that is bad in a way, I'd rather have rare car personally. Hell, we all know the truth.

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Old 10-31-2001, 08:19 AM   #9
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If I had bucks it woulda been wheels and tires like everyone else is saying, but since I don't it was Rear (adj.) and Front sways and the anti-lift kit, all Whiteline, and I gotta say it's all worth it. Check with rob@mofugas.com he'll hook you up.
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Old 10-31-2001, 09:17 AM   #10
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just tires.

no reason to get wheels.
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Old 10-31-2001, 01:39 PM   #11
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Well there are reasons to get wheels also but to keep a tight budget it would be better to get great tires on stock wheels rather than ok tires and ok wheels. If you have enough money go for the best tires on the best wheels but that gets EXPENSIVE in a hurry. I would go with good tires on stock wheels then good tires on RS wheels ( not very expensive (~$200-350 a set ) then I would go with UK oem or the 5 spoke B4 oem wheels in 17" with good tires, then it would be some type of forged 17" wheel with good tires and so on as money was less and less of an issue.
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Old 10-31-2001, 02:00 PM   #12
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1. larger rear sway bar and end links
2. wheels and tires (RE730s)
3. Springs
4. Coilovers


On a WRX, item #1 may not be needed.
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