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Old 06-01-2010, 03:25 AM   #1
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I am going to get my 05 WRX wagon aligned tomorrow and I cant seem to find out anything about caster specs. From what I gathered I want as much negative camber in front that can be had evenly on both sides and 0.0 toe (not just "in spec") and stock neg camber and 0.0 in the rear, correct? I am, however, lost on the caster situation FWIW the car has stock struts with Swift springs, 17x7's with 215/45-17 with 40 offset. Thanks in advance for any info!
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Old 06-01-2010, 04:18 AM   #2
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Caster is not adjustable without plates.
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Old 06-01-2010, 04:50 AM   #3
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There are 2 free caster mods you can do to max out your caster before you get your alignment, see my thread "how I got more caster"
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Old 06-01-2010, 12:20 PM   #4
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Caster is 3.35 stock for a sedan. I'm not sure about a wagon. You cannot adjust caster without modding.
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Old 06-01-2010, 03:10 PM   #5
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There are 2 free caster mods you can do to max out your caster before you get your alignment, see my thread "how I got more caster"
That only works for STi with Aluminum Control Arms.
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Old 06-01-2010, 03:32 PM   #6
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That only works for STi with Aluminum Control Arms.
Or a really big hammer.
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Old 06-01-2010, 06:12 PM   #7
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ALKs change caster too
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That only works for STi with Aluminum Control Arms.
woops sorry we get those as standard on the wrx from 2003 onwards down here. Can you still lever the rear lower control arm bushing forward though?
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Old 06-02-2010, 02:37 PM   #9
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Not easily.
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