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Old 03-07-2012, 11:03 PM   #51
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Feal suspension/Mr. odi, I am also super eager to know the estimate on such a setup if you have something in mind.


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Feal Suspension, can you setup a set of coilovers for rally (mostly tarmac, occasional dirt and gravel), spring rate wise and valving wise? Could you PM me an estimate on price also? I'm planning on getting a set beginning of next month.
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Old 03-15-2012, 12:26 PM   #52
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Are they wagon specific?
I have a forester and would use 1 inch lift kit
Car is driven mostly in NYC so roads are brutal.
Would this set up run nice.
I had bc coils and they were disguting and dangerous the car felt like it was going to fly off the road.
They are not wagon specific. However, there is enough camber adjustability allowing them to work on the wagon (we even supply Ingals rear camber bolts). We have sold several sets to forester owners, reviews will hopefully be up in the future. For the forester, we supplied 6K rear springs instead of 5K. The ride will be firmer than oem, but high speed compression and rebound valving in general is dialed for a great ride.

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Feal Suspension, can you setup a set of coilovers for rally (mostly tarmac, occasional dirt and gravel), spring rate wise and valving wise? Could you PM me an estimate on price also? I'm planning on getting a set beginning of next month.
As of now, we do not market a Feal Suspension gravel/rally coilover kit. For gravel use, you need atleast oem lenght travel. We do sell Hot Bits coilovers in non adjustable and adjustable versions. These kits are very affordable and can be utilized on a street car. You can view pricing on our website as I cannot discuss it here. Feel free to email or call me as well.
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Old 03-15-2012, 08:10 PM   #53
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So tempting to get these for my Foz
Is there room on the top hat bolts for some spacers
1/2" maybe
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Old 03-16-2012, 10:18 PM   #54
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I'm interested in these, will you ship to FPO/AP?
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Old 03-17-2012, 02:01 AM   #55
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Not an actual SG kit right? Just an impreza fitment...

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They are not wagon specific. However, there is enough camber adjustability allowing them to work on the wagon (we even supply Ingals rear camber bolts). We have sold several sets to forester owners, reviews will hopefully be up in the future. For the forester, we supplied 6K rear springs instead of 5K. The ride will be firmer than oem, but high speed compression and rebound valving in general is dialed for a great ride.
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Old 03-23-2012, 11:16 AM   #56
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Installed on my Forester last weekend. So far I like them, I went with 8k and 6k
Primarily for autocross. I have had some perch noise and need to adjust hight.
Put them on as they came and ended up with 13.25" rear and 12.75" front measured from center of Hub to fender.
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Old 03-23-2012, 02:07 PM   #57
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Odi, any plans on a camber/caster plate in the future?
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Old 03-23-2012, 09:26 PM   #58
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would it be possible to get these with 9k front and 8k rear?
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Old 03-24-2012, 12:36 AM   #59
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also what rear camber plates work with these?
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Old 03-24-2012, 06:52 PM   #60
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Installed on my Forester last weekend. So far I like them, I went with 8k and 6k
Primarily for autocross. I have had some perch noise and need to adjust hight.
Put them on as they came and ended up with 13.25" rear and 12.75" front measured from center of Hub to fender.
That might be a tad low for a foz unless you have supporting mods.
What are the comfort levels like?
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Old 03-24-2012, 10:43 PM   #61
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These come with front and rear camber plates. Paragraph 2:

http://odib.web.officelive.com/Feal441.aspx
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Old 03-25-2012, 03:00 AM   #62
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These come with front and rear camber plates. Paragraph 2:

http://odib.web.officelive.com/Feal441.aspx
it says mounting holes. not plates
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Old 03-27-2012, 02:34 PM   #63
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Any reviews for this yet? Most likely will pick these up to replace my Stance GR+ but sure would be nice to see some people actually riding on them and critiquing them.
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Old 03-28-2012, 12:30 AM   #64
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So tempting to get these for my Foz
Is there room on the top hat bolts for some spacers
1/2" maybe
The three studs are 1" long.

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I'm interested in these, will you ship to FPO/AP?
I'm pretty sure we have before.

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Installed on my Forester last weekend. So far I like them, I went with 8k and 6k
Primarily for autocross. I have had some perch noise and need to adjust hight.
Put them on as they came and ended up with 13.25" rear and 12.75" front measured from center of Hub to fender.
We pre set your spring pre load and estimated a ride height since it was not an Impreza. Let us know where you end up on ride heigth.

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Odi, any plans on a camber/caster plate in the future?
The fronts do come with camber plates, but the rear top mounts are not adjustable. However, the upper bolt hole is slotted to allow for a about 3 degrees of adjustment. We can also supply a 2 degree camber bolt to allow for plenty adjustability.
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Old 03-28-2012, 12:32 AM   #65
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We have GC and GRB kits that we will be installing into vehicles this week.
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Old 03-30-2012, 07:46 PM   #66
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We have been working on an application for the 2008+ STI. Here is some info on the 441 Coilovers being fitted on a 2008+ STI.

These are valved with more low speed compression than the GD application and we use 8K/8K springs.

Front spring preload was set to 5mm and the rear to 3mm. This resulted in about 2" of droop front and rear.





We preset the height at about a 13.5" gap from hub center to fender in the front, and 13.25" in the rear.



We liked 10 clicks from full hard damping setting front and rear.


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Old 03-31-2012, 11:40 PM   #67
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from my iwsti forum post

http://www.iwsti.com/forums/gd-suspe...-coilover.html

Just installed and adjusted my new Feal 441 coilovers.* Don’t have too much time on them yet but I can throw some initial impressions.
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First, my set up, previously I had stock struts, springs, and bars with ALK, x brace, poly bushings all through the drivetrain.* The car drove pretty well, but there was a lot of uncontrolled motion that could be better handled, and the car felt pretty choppy for such light springs… riding on the bumpstops?* I don’t know..
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Install was not seamless, as the Brake line stays on the struts are not in the same spots, nor are they the same style as the stock, so, some minor tweaks to make everything compatible.* For the fronts I added a little bit more (~5mm) preload to get a droop of ~40mm out of the 120mm of travel and set the ride height at 14”* Had to run the camber plates at an angle to add some caster and camber and balanced out with the camber bolts.* Front camber = 1.8* could had gone with more, but I feel this was a good balance with the high caster.* caster = 6+* 0 toe.* Rear Preload seemed about right 40mm droop, set the ride height at 14” rear camber = 1.4* 3mm toe in.*
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Driving impressions are much better, more controlled suspension motion.* Stock USDM suspension is just too soft.* The ride doesn’t feel any harsher then stock on the small chop, just better controlled.* Car feels way more planted with more grip, though I was able to add caster and camber over stock, so not really a fair comparison.*
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I was worried that I might have been making a mistake ordering these, as they have pretty limited suspension travel, and I was concerned about lifting a rear wheel or bottoming out, but I have felt absolutely no downside and all in all I have been very pleased with these.* I think the independent adjustability of the preload and ride height negates any draw back to short suspension travel.*
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At the price point these are the best coilover option out there, and I wouldn’t want to go with anything less expensive.* Needless to say, Odi was helpful and knowledgeable to talk to.* More updates to come as I get more time on these…..
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Old 04-05-2012, 02:34 AM   #68
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Just got the Feal 441 coilovers put on my 06 STI through Synergy Tuning. Very happy with them so far. Here are some pics.









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Old 04-18-2012, 10:25 PM   #69
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heres an updated pic after the coils have settled and how my car currently sits

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Old 04-20-2012, 10:24 PM   #70
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That looks really good. Pretty flush! Let us know how it handles!
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Old 04-21-2012, 03:21 PM   #71
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how do i go about ordering a set of these for my car? went on the feal website but it didnt have an option for buying it.
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Old 04-23-2012, 04:15 AM   #72
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how adjustable are these as far as comfort goes? How soft is the softest and how hard is the hardest?
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Old 04-23-2012, 03:20 PM   #73
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how do i go about ordering a set of these for my car? went on the feal website but it didnt have an option for buying it.
As of now, we have been taking orders over the phone and email. I will add a buy it now feature on the site.

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how adjustable are these as far as comfort goes? How soft is the softest and how hard is the hardest?
The softest setting yields a very soft compression and lower rebound damping setting, I think most would find it too soft. The stiffest setting is very aggressive and I would not reccomend it for street use. There is a large spectrum of adjustability.
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Old 05-28-2012, 12:13 AM   #74
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Anyone else get these coilovers?
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Old 05-28-2012, 11:51 AM   #75
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Anyone else get these coilovers?
Waiting to get them, ordered last week and said they would send mine out as soon as they're made. Good service.
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