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Old 02-13-2013, 06:58 PM   #351
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Just the rear sway bar? Why? I may buy one if I find the info beneficial.
The 2004 wagon under steers like crazy with the factory setup. The epic sway balances the front sway bar well. Switching the rear sway bat made the car so much more predictable and enjoyable to drive. With the oem springs the car seem unstable at higher speeds (possibly from lift?) with the Epic springs the car felt so much more stable at higher speeds. When I first got the car I had some vagueness in the steering and if I turned right the wheel would stay to the right a little for the car to go staright and when I turned left the same but the wheel would be to the left, that was cured by whiteline racing's steering rack bushings. I also replaced my rear end links white whiteline or kartboy endlinks ( don't remember which).

I was really happy with that suspension setup. I also had used kyb struts that put in with the epic springs.
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Old 02-15-2013, 11:02 PM   #352
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Well, found out that I have more tax money coming back so going to get agx's and these 04-07 wrx epic springs. Thinking maybe some top camber plates for the front to help dial in the front camber but will search around some more.

Not looking for a auto-x or track set up just something better for dd and some spirited runs here and there. I have 55k mile gr2's and stock springs, stock front sway and wrx 17 rear sway bar.

Car is a 96 obs 5 spd with enkei 17x7 rsv's and 215/45R17 tires. Not going to go any larger wheel or tire for at least a while. Probably will get a whiteline or epic 22mm rear sway with upgraded stock mounts and kartboy endlinks.

I know people like the Dspecs over the agx's, but I don't have $700 for just the Dspecs. I have a friend who has agx's on his 99 obs wagon and likes them a lot!
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Old 02-16-2013, 12:15 PM   #353
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The 2004 wagon under steers like crazy with the factory setup. The epic sway balances the front sway bar well. Switching the rear sway bat made the car so much more predictable and enjoyable to drive. With the oem springs the car seem unstable at higher speeds (possibly from lift?) with the Epic springs the car felt so much more stable at higher speeds. When I first got the car I had some vagueness in the steering and if I turned right the wheel would stay to the right a little for the car to go staright and when I turned left the same but the wheel would be to the left, that was cured by whiteline racing's steering rack bushings. I also replaced my rear end links white whiteline or kartboy endlinks ( don't remember which).

I was really happy with that suspension setup. I also had used kyb struts that put in with the epic springs.
Thanks for the reply. I wonder if this would help me out on my 2002 Wagon? I have a rear strut bar and that helped with the lift of the rear you are talking about. I hate that feeling!

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Well, found out that I have more tax money coming back so going to get agx's and these 04-07 wrx epic springs. Thinking maybe some top camber plates for the front to help dial in the front camber but will search around some more.

Not looking for a auto-x or track set up just something better for dd and some spirited runs here and there. I have 55k mile gr2's and stock springs, stock front sway and wrx 17 rear sway bar.
I got my AGx's for 550 with free shipping on ebay. That was the lowest price I could find anywhere. Even my mechanic couldn't get that price. His price is 575. I got the epics and the AGXs for the same reason you have but i want to try my hand at auto x. The older imprezas get 8 way dampening in the rear. Your so lucky! The newer imprezas get 4 way adjustment on all 4 corners.
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Old 02-18-2013, 06:08 PM   #354
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OK me and my buddies installed the Epic springs and the KYB AGXs. As soon as I drove it for the first time, I could tell a difference. The last few days have been great. I have fallen in love with my car again. I have never had my car perform so well in the turns. I have my AGXs set to 1 all around and the car still turns great with minimal body roll. I would definitely recommend these springs to anyone. The drop looks good too. I dont have to slow down to a crawl to go over speed bumps! Yes, that is amazing to me. Before it was a very loud BANG with the feeling of the struts bottoming out. None of that anymore. I am very satisfied and happy with my purchase.
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Old 02-19-2013, 12:14 AM   #355
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How do these springs compare to the prodrive blues and the RCE wagon springs? I had the prodrive springs, but hated the limited travel upfront and how they occasionally crashed into the bump stops on the stock struts. I replaced that set-up with RCE wagon sprcific springs and SPT inverted struts, they are much better handling but are so dang stiff, it literally hurts my back on long road trips, I want a smooth non jarring ride without bouncing on the bump stops all the time. Anyone got hub to fender measurements on a 2003 wrx wagon? These only come in one configuration for both wagon and sedan correct?
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Old 02-22-2013, 06:45 PM   #356
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I've had Epic springs and Koni shocks on for about 3 months now. I had the springs on first for about 2 1/2 years before the shocks; the drop was good and the ride was okay, but the bouncing when going over bumpy/wavy roads was getting on my nerves. With the Konis, it's night and day. They're on the middle setting for stiffness and it's perfect; it's the way I wanted the car to handle all along. It's decently stiff, but still very streetable for a daily driver.
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Old 02-24-2013, 12:49 AM   #357
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Thanks for the reply. I wonder if this would help me out on my 2002 Wagon? I have a rear strut bar and that helped with the lift of the rear you are talking about. I hate that feeling!


I got my AGx's for 550 with free shipping on ebay. That was the lowest price I could find anywhere. Even my mechanic couldn't get that price. His price is 575. I got the epics and the AGXs for the same reason you have but i want to try my hand at auto x. The older imprezas get 8 way dampening in the rear. Your so lucky! The newer imprezas get 4 way adjustment on all 4 corners.
I found a site where I can get the impreza/legacy 93-2001 agx's for $430 shipped or so.. I have been thinking more about getting the D-specs, but I can get the epic springs and agx's for less price than just the D-specs alone. Don't want to use all my tax money up especially since I have a son to buy things for when he needs stuff

Going to get the epic 22mm rear adjust sway bar, some better mounts and then some (front) Tic two piece rear trailing arm bushings. Already have the whiteline bushing inserts/sleeves in the lateral links. Should be a nice set up once I get my suspension done but will have to be after my new engine goes in and such with a tranny.
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Old 03-03-2013, 06:05 PM   #358
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I have had my Epic springs now for 2 weeks. I really REALLY like my suspension now. I coupled my springs with KYB AGXs. Right now I have the dampening set at 2 on all four corners. With in these 2 weeks I have rode on every setting and the ride was comfortable in all 4 settings. Including the stiffest setting. I also got new rims. 17x8s on 235/45/17. I thought for sure my ride quality would go down the toilet. I was so mistaken. The ride contines to be comfortable and sporty. It is sucha pleasure to drive my car. I very highly recommend these springs. They have improved every single aspect of driving my car. Take off is more solid. The turns...OMG! My car has never performed like this before. The drop is just right. Not too low or too high. I also really liked not having to use saggy butt spacers because these springs do not requitre them. The epic springs have helped breathe in new life to my 2002 WRX. Here is a couple pics of my WRX wagon.


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Old 03-05-2013, 08:50 AM   #359
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What place has the best price on these springs?
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Old 03-05-2013, 04:35 PM   #360
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Ebay might be a good place to start your search. Then google it.
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Old 03-05-2013, 04:36 PM   #361
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How long does it take to receive the epic stickers?
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Old 03-06-2013, 07:31 AM   #362
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Ebay might be a good place to start your search. Then google it.
I did search on google and ebay. Nothing on ebay and the few that I found on google were over $300. Was just wondering if anyone had a sale/promotion going for a bit cheaper. I have an 05 legacy so maybe they are not as common as the wrx/sti ones.
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Old 03-06-2013, 09:28 AM   #363
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I did search on google and ebay. Nothing on ebay and the few that I found on google were over $300. Was just wondering if anyone had a sale/promotion going for a bit cheaper. I have an 05 legacy so maybe they are not as common as the wrx/sti ones.
Well the springs themselves are $300 usually, so unless you get free shipping, that's how much they'll be. I believe I got mine for $300 shipped three years ago. Check the vendors on here for the $300 shipped deals.
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Old 03-06-2013, 12:21 PM   #364
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How long does it take to receive the epic stickers?
We are making new stickers at the moment
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Old 03-06-2013, 01:15 PM   #365
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I did search on google and ebay. Nothing on ebay and the few that I found on google were over $300. Was just wondering if anyone had a sale/promotion going for a bit cheaper. I have an 05 legacy so maybe they are not as common as the wrx/sti ones.
I would check the Epic website then. Or check the vendors on NASIOC.

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Well the springs themselves are $300 usually, so unless you get free shipping, that's how much they'll be. I believe I got mine for $300 shipped three years ago. Check the vendors on here for the $300 shipped deals.
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00o0o nice. Cant wait to check them out and rock them.
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Old 03-08-2013, 09:43 PM   #366
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what are the spring rates on the epic springs? Are they stiffer or softer than the prodrive blues?
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Old 04-01-2013, 12:28 PM   #367
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Hey armin, do i get a discount for my name being armin?
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Old 04-04-2013, 08:11 AM   #368
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My experience with these springs:


They are GREAT! If all you want is a small(yet noticeable) drop, then go for it! The handling is better.. But it is still pretty soft.

What I would recommend is this, if you plan on going coilovers then stay with the stock setup until you can get coilovers.

If you don't really want coilovers but want a minimal drop for daily driving/comfort, these are for you. I made the mistake of buying these instead of just waiting for coilovers. Now i need to wait a little longer to get enough money to buy coils.

These springs are great though. They are comfortable and reduce body roll greatly. Plus the customer service is top notch.
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Old 05-07-2013, 11:15 PM   #369
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These springs lower the car more then Swift Sport springs correct? By how much? I live in MN don't want to turn my car into a snow plow
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Old 05-11-2013, 02:33 AM   #370
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After much deliberation I bought these springs used already paired with Excel-gs. I had a friend of my boss who happens to be a mechanic and specializes in suspensions install them. My boss drove my car 30 miles in several different road conditions and 30 miles to return the car to me. He and his friend both remarked on how the car felt stock but handled way better. After I drove my car I totally agree. I also have about a 2 finger gap in the front and a little less in the back. I love how my car sits and drives. I swear it feels faster now too. Even after 40k+ miles on them they ride great. Great product. I am very happy.
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Old 06-16-2013, 10:22 PM   #371
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Got these installed on my '13 WRX today. Put about 70 miles on them so far and I do not have any complaints. Ride is not much different from stock but does feel better in the turns. Our roads here are not very smooth and I do not feel the car is bouncy as I have seen others suggest it would be if I got these springs. I was mainly looking for a visual upgrade and I love the way the car looks now (also thanks to the lip I added). Will see how long my stock struts last.

Disclaimer: I am a casual driver, I and my wife daily drive my WRX and have not ever attended an autoX event or really have plans to, though it does sound fun.

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Old 06-19-2013, 08:55 PM   #372
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I figured I would come in and give an update.
My car has done around 45,000 miles on these springs and rear sway bar, (car is currently at 83K) and still no issues. Still on the stock struts, no noises, clunks, etc.
All I can say is awesome product. Still handles as good as the day they were put on.
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Old 06-20-2013, 04:04 PM   #373
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Update on stickers?
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Old 07-20-2013, 07:15 PM   #374
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Had a set of Epic Engineering springs installed at PIA

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I scrape my plastic undertray on taller speed bumps now though.
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Old 07-20-2013, 10:53 PM   #375
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Update: I really like these springs mated with KYB AGX. I have mine set to 2 all around while daily driving. On canyon runs its either 3 or 4. Depending on how hard the turns are. I have no complaints. They are lowering springs, so expect to scrape on taller speed bumps. I love the stance. The springs perform great on turns and th car feels stock. I have also gotten compliments on how well the car handles and looks.

BTW, Any update on the stickers? Free advertisement!!
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