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Old 12-30-2012, 02:01 AM   #926
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Got my Airlift strut from bagriders! Going to install it this friday




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Old 12-30-2012, 02:40 AM   #927
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The D2 air strut system is good, my buddy bought Sato_unit's old bugeye so i've seen it first hand. However he has had a few problems with the air lines blowing off alot
Me and this guy have the same problems. haha
Look into leader lines. Kept me from being stranted since then. lol
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Old 12-30-2012, 05:50 AM   #928
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I can now say Air Lift. Wow rides amazing. Holy ****. Mind is blown.
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Old 12-30-2012, 05:50 AM   #929
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The D2 air strut system is good, my buddy bought Sato_unit's old bugeye so i've seen it first hand. However he has had a few problems with the air lines blowing off alot
lol weird. I never had an issue with anything
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Old 12-30-2012, 05:51 AM   #930
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Thanks for the info Sato. I noticed that there was no mention of camber plates by D2 or KSport. Good to know. I'm going to sell my Buddy Club coilovers to recoupe some funds so I would rather not break them down for the plates. Thanks again guys.
Its just a 17mm wrench you un do the nut and you slide it on. lol
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Old 12-30-2012, 07:22 AM   #931
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I can now say Air Lift. Wow rides amazing. Holy ****. Mind is blown.
In less than 24hrs from your last post?

Did you just get some for your new ride, or did you ride in a car equip with them?
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Old 12-30-2012, 01:24 PM   #932
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Its just a 17mm wrench you un do the nut and you slide it on. lol
Yeah, that's not a big deal but I want to sell them complete. Did you just install an Air Lift kit? Any pics?
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Old 12-30-2012, 01:49 PM   #933
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In less than 24hrs from your last post?

Did you just get some for your new ride, or did you ride in a car equip with them?
lol my kit is on the way here shortly, but we just finished installing them on my friends STI.

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Yeah, that's not a big deal but I want to sell them complete. Did you just install an Air Lift kit? Any pics?
You can buy plates for $150. But Read above reply.



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Old 12-30-2012, 01:56 PM   #934
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Love the 19s and swp! So nice to see more Suabrus getting the air treatment.
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Old 12-30-2012, 01:58 PM   #935
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What wheels are those? I like them on that car. Looks great!
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Old 12-30-2012, 03:13 PM   #936
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Rotiform Cast SNA - 19x10
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Old 12-30-2012, 03:58 PM   #937
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Looks awesome.
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Old 12-31-2012, 01:56 AM   #938
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Got my Airlift strut from bagriders! Going to install it this friday




Ho ho Ho .

What management ?

atleast you can clear the driveway soon .

Can't wait to see somemore installs .

How about someone take pictures of the actual installs and management setups .
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Old 12-31-2012, 12:01 PM   #939
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LOOKS AWESOME
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Old 12-31-2012, 10:24 PM   #940
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I've finally joined the ranks:



Some of you guys look lower than me though...did you guys do any heavy modification to your fender wells to get even lower??
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Old 01-01-2013, 02:01 AM   #941
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Old 01-01-2013, 08:54 AM   #942
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Some of you guys look lower than me though...did you guys do any heavy modification to your fender wells to get even lower??
I know that the Air Lift STI as well as the bagrider's Subarus have some more work done to them. I'm pretty sure they are tubbed to a degree with the frame notched for the axels. On the new models, they get pretty low right out of the gate, but I'm still tempted to do some tubbing and notching down the road.
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Old 01-01-2013, 09:28 AM   #943
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Ho ho Ho .

What management ?

atleast you can clear the driveway soon .

Can't wait to see somemore installs .

How about someone take pictures of the actual installs and management setups .
I've posted links to both mine and Kevin @ Bag Riders build threads a few times, I think they are the only major build threads available for Subaru's and we're both GD/GG chassis. All in all though, it's not much different than an audio install in terms of finding places to route air line and wires and such!

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Some of you guys look lower than me though...did you guys do any heavy modification to your fender wells to get even lower??
Lookin good! And yeah, I've done a bunch of trimming...

First, your axle will get hung up on a pinch weld which can be solved easily with a cutoff wheel. This is the easiest and quickest way to get another 1/2" of drop or so.

After that, you're going to get hung up on a big chunk of square metal in your wheel wheels. Problem is, above that square chunk is the battery and fuse box on one side, and intake on the other. Personally, I just lifted everything about 2" (cut out my wheel wells, welded in a strip of metal) and now my battery/fuse box nearly touch the hood of my car. You could also just cut ouf the square chunk of metal and seal the hole up.

Once that is out of the way, you're probably going to want to notch your frame (C-Notch) to be able to roll super low.

The last thing that held me up before I got my subframe on the ground was control arms hitting the subframe. The area that this happens is pretty obvious to see if you're looking for it, I just cut about 1/2" out of the subframe where the control arm was hitting and that did it =)

Please note that all of the above statements are not endorsed by Bag Riders LLC. I, nor Bag Riders LLC will be held responsible for any damage you cause if you choose to modify your chassis! Mod at your own risk!

Disclaimer aside, that's what I did. Feel free to PM me if you have any questions.

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Old 01-01-2013, 02:45 PM   #944
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I just use a big ass hammer and a grinder lol
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Old 01-01-2013, 04:34 PM   #945
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great thread
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Old 01-01-2013, 08:03 PM   #946
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I cut a **** load of stuff out of the front of my car to get it lower.
Seeing as John has the liability side of things to worry about, feel free to PM me as well if you have any questions.

The wheel well in front of the shock towers has to be cut, and you may need to relocate your boost solenoid, and fuse box on their respective sides of the engine bay.
Also the pinch weld of your frame rails might need to be cut, but before that there's just a sheet of metal that's below the frame rail, and that would've been cut long ago if you were low on coils.
If you're doing bags on a GD, watch out for the two screws in the front passenger side wheel well. If you have too much camber up front, you run the risk of cutting a bag (ask me how I know).

That's just what I did at least.

Edit: Dammit, just said a ****tier version of what John just said. lol

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Old 01-01-2013, 08:22 PM   #947
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Thanks yeah I have checked those build threads out I just want to see what most are doin for tank setups and layout so I can be different be a month before I get into mine .

Thanks for the info .

On with the gr installs and photos
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Old 01-01-2013, 08:33 PM   #948
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Thanks yeah I have checked those build threads out I just want to see what most are doin for tank setups and layout so I can be different be a month before I get into mine .

Thanks for the info .

On with the gr installs and photos

Here is my setup in my 2013

All hidden under the trunk floor in the spare tire well
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Old 01-02-2013, 08:18 AM   #949
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I cut a **** load of stuff out of the front of my car to get it lower.
Seeing as John has the liability side of things to worry about, feel free to PM me as well if you have any questions.

The wheel well in front of the shock towers has to be cut, and you may need to relocate your boost solenoid, and fuse box on their respective sides of the engine bay.
Also the pinch weld of your frame rails might need to be cut, but before that there's just a sheet of metal that's below the frame rail, and that would've been cut long ago if you were low on coils.
If you're doing bags on a GD, watch out for the two screws in the front passenger side wheel well. If you have too much camber up front, you run the risk of cutting a bag (ask me how I know).

That's just what I did at least.

Edit: Dammit, just said a ****tier version of what John just said. lol
LOL @ Time of post Good info man, I totally forgot about the screws and nuts in the strut towers. I ground those off as well, they weren't being used for anything on my vehicle. Also, now that I think about it, if you have Air Lift rear struts and decide to crank the top camber plate all the way in, you will have to hammer out your strut towers a bit otherwise you risk rubbing the bag on the strut towers. I think this is mentioned in the Air Lift install manual. Personally I just took a 5lb sludge and went wild

We're getting more snow here in VT, something like 3 feet in the last week or so. As you winter sports enthusiasts may have guessed, the mountain conditions are currently amazing!! Here's Kevin and I's Subies at our winter drive height



So, who's going to be the first one to complete their installation on an 08+ Subie? The race is on!!!
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^ Derek did!

John, I'll call you shortly.

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