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Old 04-17-2013, 10:51 AM   #251
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Yeah... I have an '07 also like Quatty. I am at 102k miles on the struts (and around 90k+ with the Prodrive Springs on them).

I was thinking about going to DSpec/RCE spring route but it cost quite a bit.
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Old 04-17-2013, 11:48 AM   #252
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Yeah... I have an '07 also like Quatty. I am at 102k miles on the struts (and around 90k+ with the Prodrive Springs on them).

I was thinking about going to DSpec/RCE spring route but it cost quite a bit.
its crazy fully assembled dspecs cost like 1800
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Old 04-17-2013, 12:23 PM   #253
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Ya but the dspec are soo amazing. I use the dspec with jdm sti pinks and it rides amazing.
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Old 04-17-2013, 01:44 PM   #254
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its crazy fully assembled dspecs cost like 1800
Define "fully assembled?" You talking the TiC package? It is really a complete solution/package with some great quality pieces you buy as a set. Fully assembled to boot.

Does one need new tophats, group-n bits, or even camber plates? Can you buy a set of used springs?

It can be as basic or "complete," as you want it to be, knowing there is at least an entry price of admission.

Just because it's $1800 and in mid-range coilover territory, doesn't mean you are over-paying. It's a very good setup for what it is, and solves other issues like not having to worry about siezing and maintenance.
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Old 04-18-2013, 09:56 AM   #255
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I just emailed Odi for a quote on my '13 wrx. If all goes to plan then I should pay tomorrow and hopefully get the coils next week!!!
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Old 04-18-2013, 10:00 AM   #256
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let us no what u think of em after install and PICS
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Old 04-18-2013, 11:36 AM   #257
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Of course. I'll try to document the install and what not also if I can.
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Old 04-18-2013, 12:18 PM   #258
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I'm stuck on what coils to get. People keep telling me to go BC, but the Feal valving really appeals to me. (I had Feal struts on my STI w/ RCE blacks)

My RSTI is limited to only fitting coils since I have a full STI drivetrain and what not.

Are these worth it? I know the BC's come in at a few hundred cheaper.

Or should I spend a bit more even then the Feal coils on something else?
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Old 04-18-2013, 12:42 PM   #259
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BC's with Swift Springs are the same price as the Feals (last I checked).

Both $1350.
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Old 04-18-2013, 09:38 PM   #260
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i daily drive an 02' 330i with koni yellows/sport package/sport wheels and an 06' G35 sedan sport package with sport wheels. the ride is definitely firmer, but if anything affects the ride quality/comfort the most, its the pillowball upper mounts.
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Old 04-18-2013, 09:56 PM   #261
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I ordered Feals coilovers with 9k/8k spring setup with custom valving. I put them on straight out of the box got an alignment and loved it. Out of the box they were set to 5 clicks from full stiff and I have not played around with them yet.

Yes they are stiff but I needed higher spring rates for autocross and track.
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Old 04-19-2013, 04:50 AM   #262
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I ordered Feals coilovers with 9k/8k spring setup with custom valving. I put them on straight out of the box got an alignment and loved it. Out of the box they were set to 5 clicks from full stiff and I have not played around with them yet.

Yes they are stiff but I needed higher spring rates for autocross and track.
Mine are 8k/6k on standard 441 strut valving. I just put mine on last week, straight out of the box at #10 setting from full stiff and the ride is surprisingly good. Went to my first autocross event of the season and scored FTD. Doesnt hurt that I also put on 255/40 BFG Rival's on 17x9 PF01's.

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Old 04-19-2013, 07:51 AM   #263
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^ That's a good name you have there.

I'm also Jeff D.

What year Subaru? Post pictures?
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Old 04-19-2013, 08:08 AM   #264
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Still havn't gotten a reply back to my email
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Old 04-19-2013, 08:09 AM   #265
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Just installed mine today as well. Super impressed with the quality of the parts during installation - everything fit just like oem (but at almost half the weight). Little things like the brackets for brake and abs lines are so often unusable, it was refreshing to have everything buttoned down in just a few hours with no head scratching moments.

Out of the box, the drop was a little (!) aggressive for my Forester:

A 4.25" drop, near as I can figure. I'm sure roll center was all fubar, and the front tires rubbed on the inner fender lining at anything more than a half turn.

So I raised it up an inch & a half:

Apologies for the sub-par photography, I know I get annoyed when people post pictures on bright days where their tires are in shadow.

No real driving impressions yet (no way to push the car until I get the winter tires off). And I've barely started playing with the stiffness settings. Came out of the box with the stiffness set in the middle. Drove them that way for a few miles, and guessed that it was gonna be too hard for me for daily driving. Now I'm trying them set 3 clicks from soft.

Something I'm not sure is normal for my application, I'm getting some small/tight bouncing & oscillation at low speeds. A slightly bumpy road under 30mph seems to exacerbate it, and I can definitely feel it when I come to a stop (no matter how quickly), the whole car bounces front to back 3 or 4 times. I can induce it myself easily by shifting my weight side to side while the car is stationary. Any input as to whether this is something that be solved with the right damper setting? Is it something typical of all lowered Subaru's? Typical of a Subaru on squishy stock bushings and (relatively) hard coilovers? For what it's worth, I have rear subframe bolts ready to go in. I don't know how much they'll help anything, but I've read good reviews and they're cheap. :shrug:
Dumb question, but how exactly did you raise it? By the spring collar or the body collar into the hub/knuckle mount?
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Old 04-19-2013, 11:59 AM   #266
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Mine are 8k/6k on standard 441 strut valving. I just put mine on last week, straight out of the box at #10 setting from full stiff and the ride is surprisingly good. Went to my first autocross event of the season and scored FTD. Doesnt hurt that I also put on 255/40 BFG Rival's on 17x9 PF01's.

results https://axwaresystems.com/axorm/file...event1_raw.htm
That's pretty good! How do you like the Rivals?
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Old 04-19-2013, 12:05 PM   #267
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trying to figure out if these are my answer or some BC ER coils
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Old 04-19-2013, 12:38 PM   #268
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trying to figure out if these are my answer or some BC ER coils
How will you arrive at your answer?
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Old 04-19-2013, 12:53 PM   #269
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Just placed an order for a set for my RSTI to give em a whirl.
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searching of course
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Old 04-19-2013, 01:35 PM   #271
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no in all seriousness, im looking for a coil set that will be good on the street DD use and also double as a "better than stock struts + RCE yellows springs" on the track. i love the ability to adjust settings and will take the time to do so
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Old 04-19-2013, 03:31 PM   #272
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Had mine for a little while on my '07 STi and love them so far. Needed to get a stiffer spring rate in the front an rear (however I enjoy a stiff ride so my rates probably wouldn't be good for most), and had to pick up a set of camber plates for the rear, because of the wheel and tires I have. Just installed the new springs and now waiting for them to settle before figuring out a new ride height and rear camber, so the lovely bumps here in Indiana don't rub my tires raw. Looking forward to the next autocross event to test out the new setup.

Big thanks to FEAL though for getting me the springs in very quickly, customer service has been nothing but stellar!

Pics to come...
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Old 04-19-2013, 04:03 PM   #273
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Still havn't gotten a reply back to my email
Best to call them. I PM'd them last week with no reply yet.

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Just placed an order for a set for my RSTI to give em a whirl.
Awesome!
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Old 04-19-2013, 05:16 PM   #274
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I'm getting close to ordering a set . Maybe next paycheck
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Old 04-19-2013, 05:50 PM   #275
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I'm getting close to ordering a set . Maybe next paycheck
Me too! I have the money just cheap
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