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Old 05-05-2013, 10:24 AM   #301
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Just chiming in...I just installed my coilovers, default springs for 06 STI. I have had them on for about 2 weeks now and am very happy with the purchase. I was on stock suspension with zero mods before this (suspension wise at least) so that is my baseline, vehicle had 118k on it. Ride is only slightly stiffer than stock but a very welcome change. I bought the car new in 06 but its been a while so hard to compare to fresh stock suspension vs the worn struts I was running on. I wont go into how it helped with turn in, mid corner, blah blah blah because I am giving my opinion and street conditions vary so much. Of course lowering your car and going from struts to coilovers makes a huge difference in overall balance, feel and feedback you get. I dont drive on the smoothest of roads I will say as part of my daily commute and these are by far not the worst on gravel or bumpy roads. They handle a multitude of road conditions very well. And my only other coilover run vehicle was an old 92 sentra SER on K-2's that was a track inspired car not a daily driver. I am very happy with quality of product, support, cost, and performance! Thanks Odi!!
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Old 05-05-2013, 09:09 PM   #302
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Did my install this past Friday night. Going in for alignment tomorrow.

Stock

stock by giuseppe.diflumeri, on Flickr

Today after settling a bit

lower by giuseppe.diflumeri, on Flickr

I know this isn't the best comparison and my driveway isn't level, but it's all I got, crappy cell pics lol.
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Old 05-05-2013, 09:32 PM   #303
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Hi G-Sep, what spring rates do you have? How's the ride?

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Old 05-05-2013, 09:37 PM   #304
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I have the standard 8k/8k setup. I have them set the same way they came out of the box. Didn't touch the height at all. Dampening is set to 15 clicks out of 30,so right in the middle.

The ride is stiffer than stock but not uncomfortable. There's is definitely more road feedback. I've put about 40 miles on it so far. I was careful with the install and my alignment isn't too off. Tomorrow I'll have them do the alignment and also even out my height all around.
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Old 05-06-2013, 11:44 AM   #305
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Trying to decide between these and KW V1. Lots of positive feedback for these it seems.
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Old 05-06-2013, 03:44 PM   #306
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Thanks G-Sep! Keep us updated.

WRB FTW
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Old 05-06-2013, 07:32 PM   #307
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Didn't realize how tired I was and slept right through my alignment appointment. 8am about 45 min away from where I live. So getting aligned on Thursday afternoon. Put a few more miles on it today though, met my first speed bump, went well.
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Old 05-07-2013, 08:01 PM   #308
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Old 05-07-2013, 09:40 PM   #309
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Enjoy the weight savings! The stock fronts are considerably more heavy than the Feals. Unless I just got stronger taking the stock ones out
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Old 05-07-2013, 09:44 PM   #310
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Sweet!

When ya installing them?
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Old 05-07-2013, 11:36 PM   #311
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Next week sometime. I still have a few more bits to get.
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Old 05-08-2013, 08:23 AM   #312
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Next week sometime. I still have a few more bits to get.
Sweet

Let me know.
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Old 05-08-2013, 09:39 AM   #313
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As the days go by I get happier and happier with this suspension. Car feels so planted now. After a bump the suspension just cycles and then that's it, no drama whatsoever. I'm going to crank up the stiffness and go carve some back country roads this weekend.
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Old 05-08-2013, 12:40 PM   #314
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As the days go by I get happier and happier with this suspension. Car feels so planted now. After a bump the suspension just cycles and then that's it, no drama whatsoever. I'm going to crank up the stiffness and go carve some back country roads this weekend.
Glad you are happy with your purchase. I just need to man up and get a set of these. I hate spending money

Do you have a Go-Pro? If so take a video for us (I know we won't see the suspension travel and such but we can see you having fun on back country roads)
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Old 05-09-2013, 06:49 AM   #315
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Just spoke to Feal yesterday. The monotubes are back ordered till early next month.

I told them not to cancel my order. But I hope they come in before OCAWD.
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Old 05-09-2013, 07:27 PM   #316
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My suspension came in today. Will post pics and a short review once I put some miles on them. To say I'm excited would be an under statement.
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Old 05-09-2013, 10:21 PM   #317
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My suspension came in today. Will post pics and a short review once I put some miles on them. To say I'm excited would be an under statement.
You didn't wait long. When did you get your '13?
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Old 05-09-2013, 10:27 PM   #318
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So, what's the max amount of camber the 08-10 wrx can get with these? I have the old version which was limited in camber IIRC.

Reason I ask is that I may be getting some 18x9.5 +40 wheels and would like them to sit as flush to the top of the fender as possible. Will this be possible with the limited camber on the narrow body wrx?

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Old 05-09-2013, 11:02 PM   #319
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So, what's the max amount of camber the 08-10 wrx can get with these? I have the old version which was limited in camber IIRC.

Reason I ask is that I may be getting some 18x9.5 +40 wheels and would like them to sit as flush to the top of the fender as possible. Will this be possible with the limited camber on the narrow body wrx?

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Unless you have camber bolts, probably not.
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So, what's the max amount of camber the 08-10 wrx can get with these?
just around -1.4 with the OEM camber bolt and feal suspension top hat maxed out.
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Old 05-09-2013, 11:13 PM   #321
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just around -1.4 with the OEM camber bolt and feal suspension top hat maxed out.
Talk to odi, I believe they fixed that issue on the new top hats that are included in the kit
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Unless you have camber bolts, probably not.
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just around -1.4 with the OEM camber bolt and feal suspension top hat maxed out.
Thanks. So how much could we get if we used aftermarket camber bolts?
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Old 05-09-2013, 11:19 PM   #323
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Talk to odi, I believe they fixed that issue on the new top hats that are included in the kit
negative, per his post in this thread he ... "shifted the holes in the front lower brackets. The camber plates have not changed."

odi said he'd make the change as long as the customer sent in parts to be changed/modified (customer pays shipping).
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That's right! Glad I have an 11' wrx
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That's right! Glad I have an 11' wrx
Thanks. :/
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