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Old 02-04-2007, 11:53 PM   #1
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how wide of tires can i run with those without worries? i heard 245 would work good but just wanted to double check
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Old 02-05-2007, 12:31 AM   #2
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245 easy. More if you want to work for it.
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Old 02-05-2007, 12:43 AM   #3
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any tips for springs?
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Old 02-05-2007, 12:44 AM   #4
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Prodrive, STI pinks, Crucial Racing, Racecomp
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Old 02-05-2007, 01:02 AM   #5
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i thought sti pinks came stock on sti's? guess im wrong but anyways how much or a drop would i get?


i want to drop about an inch .. also would i have to dealwith any problems with droping an inch?
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Old 02-05-2007, 01:04 AM   #6
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The pinks drop about 3/4". No issues at all with those.
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Old 02-05-2007, 01:05 AM   #7
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do you thin that would loko good on my monster truck or should i go lower.. can i go lower without problems?
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Old 02-05-2007, 01:16 AM   #8
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Search around for pictures and decide what you like. I wouldn't go lower than about 1-1.5" drop.
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Old 02-05-2007, 01:17 AM   #9
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thakns for the help
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Old 02-05-2007, 01:22 AM   #10
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are the Tein HTech springs any good? they seem to lower the car just right
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Old 02-05-2007, 07:09 AM   #11
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245/40-17 or even 245/45-17 should fit fine.

I'd avoid the Teins. I'd suggest Swifts. They lower the car a little more than others, but not slammed like S-Techs or Cobb springs. Here are a couple pics of my car when I had the Swifts on:



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that looks damn good.. i want coilovers but im gettting a custom cf driveshaft, headers, and perrin front mount so i wont have money for a while so im gonna do the springs for now
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that looks damn good.. i want coilovers but im gettting a custom cf driveshaft, headers, and perrin front mount so i wont have money for a while so im gonna do the springs for now
Backwards. You should spend the money on the suspension before the power, especially the CF driveshaft. IMO
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Especially since the front mount is mostly useless with the stock turbo. And the driveshaft is just a waste of money.
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Old 02-05-2007, 11:27 PM   #16
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im trying to break 11 before i get a new turbo..how is the driveshaft a waste? you get better throttle response, more power to the wheels then stock driveshaft, your engines doing the same work but getting around 5% drivetrain loss
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Old 02-05-2007, 11:29 PM   #17
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everywhere ive read and people ive talked to say thats the best mod they have ever done
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couldn't agree more reducing you unsprung weight (like lighter wheels) will most def. help you scoot down the track as will a lightweight flywheel. if straight line speed is what you want than you are off in the right direction (though there is some room for improvement on the oem suspension)
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OK maybe it's not a waste. But it's like 800th on my list of mods I'd ever want to do...performance per dollar ratio on a part like that is very low.
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im getting it for 400 cheaper then acpt driveshaft.. and basically as of right now im just trying to get into the 11 on stock turbo some im not to worried about getting coliover just yet theyll come over the summer... i just want somethign for now... also from what ive been reading the fastest sti with stock turbo has only ran 12.1 right?
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also ive heard its hard to tune light weight pulleys.... is that true?
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