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Old 11-14-2000, 04:45 PM   #1
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Angry One side of my car is higher than the other!

I have a '97 Impreza L
I don't know what caused this or when it happened. But looking from the back of the car, the left rear sits lower than the right rear? I looked at the springs at both sides and they seem ok. The struts seem ok as well but I measure the right and there is about a half in difference. Also visually the tire seems to lean frorm the top inward (negative camber). What the heck is going on?
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Old 11-14-2000, 04:55 PM   #2
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My car does the SAME thing, and I have the Prodrive P1 suspension. I posted a similar reply and most said "it's just the way Subarus are". Of course mine is BARELY noticable, so if you're is REALLY bad you may have a bad strut or spring.
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Old 11-14-2000, 05:22 PM   #3
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Man that sucks if thats the case! I'll take a trip to japan and beat some A$$. Anyhow, no I think its more serious. Because when I take a right 90 degree turn at like 30mph the inner fender rubs on the left side. That shouldn't happen?! I got an RS suspension in my garage that I will put one, but meanwhile I need to figure out why this is so.
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Old 11-14-2000, 06:30 PM   #4
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This has been discused many times. They pretty much all do that. Take some measurements with someone sitting in the drivers seat.

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Old 11-15-2000, 01:00 AM   #5
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Ive searched and can't find anything. By the way, I think I have a more serious problem, my fender should not rub when I have like 3 160 lb people in my car! there must be a solution? DO the rs struts do this as well?
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Old 11-15-2000, 04:28 AM   #6
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I had that problem in my old RX-7. I was told it has something to do with the differential, and drivetrain
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Old 11-15-2000, 07:40 AM   #7
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Mine does too - I have to watch my rear tire pressures - below about 36psi it'll rub the wheel well under hard cornering. Ah, well... Such is Mango.
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