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Old 04-16-2009, 11:25 PM   #1
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Default 08 STI suspension fit on 08 WRX?

Hi all

I am looking to stiff up my 08 WRX wagon suspension with 08 sti suspension, i did a search on NASOIC a lot of maybe nothing concrete. Anyone know for sure?
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Old 04-16-2009, 11:43 PM   #2
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Nope. Clevis and bolt spacing for front strut is different.

Go for an 09 WRX suspension instead.
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Clint / Tony I just had this thought/question: Are the 08 WRX fronts an inverted design? If it is....would the INSERT from the front of an 08 STI fit into the HOUSING of the 08 WRX? (fronts)

Hmnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnn...............bec ause if it did then dude could put the STI insert into the front of the 08 WRX housing and be DONE.

THen he could install the rear STI shock into the WRX shock location and have an 09 set up.

I have a spare 08 STI set of shocks but NOT a 08 WRX set. I have a local customer who installed coilovers maybe I can get him to drop his off.

SOMEONE with an 08 WRX needs to take pics of the front shock to see if its inverted or not.

DUDE, this would be awesome if this works. No I dont have my hopes up and the fact that the 08 WRX uses a different top hat than the 08 STI makes me think its NOT inverted, but the front of an 05-09 Legacy GT IS inverted and those measurements are the same or CLOSE.

Next week this is my project. I am taking all of these and getting them side by side for comparison.

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interesting, keep us posted
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Old 04-17-2009, 02:40 AM   #5
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Clint / Tony I just had this thought/question: Are the 08 WRX fronts an inverted design? If it is....would the INSERT from the front of an 08 STI fit into the HOUSING of the 08 WRX? (fronts)

Hmnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnn...............bec ause if it did then dude could put the STI insert into the front of the 08 WRX housing and be DONE.

THen he could install the rear STI shock into the WRX shock location and have an 09 set up.

I have a spare 08 STI set of shocks but NOT a 08 WRX set. I have a local customer who installed coilovers maybe I can get him to drop his off.

SOMEONE with an 08 WRX needs to take pics of the front shock to see if its inverted or not.

DUDE, this would be awesome if this works. No I dont have my hopes up and the fact that the 08 WRX uses a different top hat than the 08 STI makes me think its NOT inverted, but the front of an 05-09 Legacy GT IS inverted and those measurements are the same or CLOSE.

Next week this is my project. I am taking all of these and getting them side by side for comparison.

Myles

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Not inverted. Front LGT is not inverted either. Only spec-bs.
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Not inverted. Front LGT is not inverted either. Only spec-bs.
Ok, the WRX I can understand...but are you SURE the LGT turbo isnt FRONT inverted? I thought I had one in my hands once and it was inverted.

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