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Old 10-30-2006, 04:04 PM   #26
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Old 03-18-2007, 06:03 PM   #27
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02 wrx wgn, Tein wagon coilovers. light weight 18X8.5 SSR comps [14.6 lbs] with Goodyear f1 g3's. FPgreen and axis 2.5 sb for go.

I don't autoX but love pushing track and canyon road curves. Is the WL wagon specific 23,24mm fsb and a 24-27mm rsb,along with the klc38 F. links.
Along with a new rear strut tower brace and the fender Cowl braces, ordered from you - OK.

If not the right sway bar setup let me know.

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Old 03-19-2007, 01:08 PM   #28
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You might want to re-consider your choice of sway bars.

With the larger rear bar, the car will tend to be more tail-happy than if you used the larger bar in the front and the smaller bar in the rear.

Unless something has changed recently, there is no 27/29 wagon-specific FSB, but the Whiteline model should fit the wagon. I believe it has been done before. TiC can confirm this as they will know for sure.

I don't know anything about the Tein springs, but depending on their stiffness, you may want to reduce the SB size.

Also consider the quality of roads you drive on. The stiffer the springs/SBs, the rougher the ride on a bumby road.
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Old 03-19-2007, 09:48 PM   #29
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I thought you needed a little stiffer setting in the rear than the front. I aleady have the Cusco 22mm rsb.
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Old 03-20-2007, 08:11 AM   #30
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It all depends on what you expect to be able to do with the car and what you expect the car to be able to do.

Increasing the SB size (FSB and/or RSB) will raise the threshold of the car's cornering ability but increasing the rear bar greater than the front bar tends to bring the rear around faster than the front = tail can/will swing out around you.

How much/quickly that happens depends on the difference between the two bars.

Adjustable bars are better than fixed bars because they allow you to tailor/tune the car's handling to a certain degree. If you really want the larger bar in back, then I would set the rear bar on the smallest setting and the front bar on the highest setting and see what happens.
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Old 04-12-2007, 03:34 PM   #31
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It all depends on what you expect to be able to do with the car and what you expect the car to be able to do.

Increasing the SB size (FSB and/or RSB) will raise the threshold of the car's cornering ability but increasing the rear bar greater than the front bar tends to bring the rear around faster than the front = tail can/will swing out around you.

How much/quickly that happens depends on the difference between the two bars.

Adjustable bars are better than fixed bars because they allow you to tailor/tune the car's handling to a certain degree. If you really want the larger bar in back, then I would set the rear bar on the smallest setting and the front bar on the highest setting and see what happens.
Fast driving on canyon roads would require a very predictable setup for me. Big swaybars can sometimes make for suprises when pushed really hard (sudden snap oversteer or wheelspin), so for reasonably smooth roads, I like stiffish springs with swaybars not a lot stiffer than stock, but it's nice if one or both are adjustable, to fine tune balance.
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Old 04-12-2007, 06:42 PM   #32
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oooop I definitely don't like surprises from the rear tires when pushing high speed corners. Hopefully my Goodyear F1’s 225/40/18” will not let the tires loose any grip. I have found 17” 45 series did let the rear end come around when pushing the car thru a twisty road. Scared the heck out of me. Michelin 17"/45, ps2’s tires tended to pop up straight under negative G’s in a turn and traded them for the Goodyear F1 40's Car is pretty solid as it is. Maybe I got carried away. I will try the bars at 22 rear and 24 front.

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Old 12-27-2007, 07:32 AM   #33
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This will be my setup for my 05wrx SADM:

22mm fixed front, 24mm rear adj (WL sways)
WL endlinks
Prodrive springs

I need some opinions, will this setup work fine?
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Old 12-27-2007, 08:01 AM   #34
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I might as well ask some advice, as well.

I've got an '02 with the K-Sport Kontrol Pro coilovers. 7kg front, 5kg rear, and the shocks have a wide adjustment range.

I'm defenitely going to buy Kartboy's rear endlinks, mine are shot. I do canyons and occasional trackdays, and I'm more concerned with having a fun car that I can induce controllable oversteer with, rather than sheer laptimes. I'm planning on a rear bar, looking at Cusco's 22mm adjustible at the moment. Anybody have an alternate recommendation, and should I bite the bullet and go for a front sway as well?
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Old 01-08-2008, 11:17 AM   #35
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I need some advice as well.

I am going to running D-spec struts with prodrive springs. What would be your suggestion on what size of swaybars I would need?
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Old 01-08-2008, 01:04 PM   #36
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I need some advice as well.

I am going to running D-spec struts with prodrive springs. What would be your suggestion on what size of swaybars I would need?
What do you use the car for?

Have you read the Swaybar FAQ yet?
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Old 01-08-2008, 01:31 PM   #37
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Yeah I have read the swaybar FAQ but I still a little confused on the subject. I use the car as a daily driver and it will be autocrossed from time to time. Thanks!
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Old 01-09-2008, 09:42 PM   #38
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i have a 99 impreza L coupe...ej20 swap soon...for now i'm doin the suspens stuff...currently stock springs...but i wanna get a bushing kit and sway bars...mostly street use..windy moutian roads...what size and brand do peopel recommend? thanks alot for the help
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Old 01-10-2008, 09:09 AM   #39
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What do you use the car for?

Have you read the Swaybar FAQ yet?
To what swaybar FAQ are you referring? Thanks
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just got whitline endlinks with 24mm adj in the front on my 09 WRX. thanks for the help!!
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Old 01-18-2010, 10:14 AM   #41
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To what swaybar FAQ are you referring? Thanks
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Old 04-04-2010, 12:09 AM   #42
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just got whitline endlinks with 24mm adj in the front on my 09 WRX. thanks for the help!!
How do you like these? Is the ride flat around corners? Is it too harsh? how is th quality of the whitline products?
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Great info. Since I have cusco coils I went with 24mm in rear and 24mm in front.
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