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Old 06-01-2000, 08:12 PM   #1
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Post does anyone know the difference between OBS struts and RS struts?

does anyone know if the 2 cars share the same struts? and if they are interchangeable? thank you guys
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Old 06-02-2000, 07:01 AM   #2
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struts are the same. front springs are the same. rear springs are different rates and lengths but otherwise interchangeable.
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Old 06-02-2000, 08:22 AM   #3
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yup yup. I think the springs are higher tho eh Rallispec?
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Old 06-02-2000, 09:57 AM   #4
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COuld you do a ground control type thing on an OBS? -Tryin to get the Wife into an impreza somehow.

ps - what about the Forester? Same or Different?
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Old 06-02-2000, 10:32 AM   #5
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I have GC/AGX coilovers on my 1998 OBS. Search my other posts for details.
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Old 06-02-2000, 02:25 PM   #6
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Hi RSRacer,

I do like the GC/AGX suspension as well. I haven't messed around with raising/lowering it much yet, have you?

I'm currently running the AGXs at 1 front/3 rear and my wife doesn't complain about the ride, but will probably try them at 2 front/5 rear this weekend...

I have 10" springs all around, 250 front/200 rear. I'm not into hardcore auto-x or tarmac racing, just wanted more stiffness, less body roll, and the adjustability. I did 75 miles on smooth to moderately rough gravel in WV two weeks ago, and the suspension felt good.
I was getting some rattle or light banging from one of the rear corners, but it seems to be diminishing. Did you notice anything like that?

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Old 06-03-2000, 01:49 AM   #7
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I know this is off-topic, but hey RRinDC - I live around DC too. And my 2.5RS has the Ground Control/KYB AGX suspension as well. Very nice setup, don't you agree?

I am running 8" 340lb ERS in the front, and 8" 250lb ERS in the back. I really should get some 280-300lb springs for the rear, tho. What springs are you running?
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