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Old 12-12-2005, 03:26 PM   #1
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Default How Much Wheelwell Gap Should I Have?

i bought a used sti, and i think it might have been lowered. any help would b appreciated; thanks.
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Old 12-12-2005, 04:04 PM   #2
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do '05's sit higher than '04's?
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Old 12-12-2005, 04:06 PM   #3
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do '05's sit higher than '04's?

this is a total guess here...only going from my buddys sti. maybe 3 fingers?

theyre the same suspension on the 05's and 04s. so to answer your ? they sit the same
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Old 12-12-2005, 08:22 PM   #4
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zero will gap, be a baller =P
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Old 12-12-2005, 08:30 PM   #5
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sheeeeeeet. honestly, i don't like killin my shocks, nor scrappin every speed bump.
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Old 12-12-2005, 08:35 PM   #6
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just look underneath the fender, are the springs colored?
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Old 12-12-2005, 08:38 PM   #7
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this is a total guess here...only going from my buddys sti. maybe 3 fingers?
that seems way to low, my wrx was ~4-5 inch wheel well gap, or atleast looked it
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Old 12-12-2005, 08:42 PM   #8
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Our Rex's are like monster trucks on stock springs

+1 with check if they're colored
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Old 12-12-2005, 09:06 PM   #9
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that seems way to low, my wrx was ~4-5 inch wheel well gap, or atleast looked it

yeah so did mine...but he has an sti
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Old 12-13-2005, 12:55 AM   #10
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this is a total guess here...only going from my buddys sti. maybe 3 fingers?
Wow 3 fingers!? Thats so hotttt!
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Old 12-13-2005, 08:06 AM   #11
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what color should they b? black?
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Old 12-13-2005, 09:34 AM   #12
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They should be black, at least on my '05 WRX (not sti) they were. Teins are green and prodrives are blue(?)
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Old 12-13-2005, 09:56 AM   #13
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just look underneath the fender, are the springs colored?
yeah, you gotta look out for those coloreds...up to no good they are.
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Old 12-13-2005, 09:59 AM   #14
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should they b pink?
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Old 12-13-2005, 10:06 AM   #15
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should they b pink?
if they're pink, theyre not stock
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Old 12-13-2005, 10:08 AM   #16
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just look underneath the fender, are the springs colored?

yeah but they could be eibachs which are black also.
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Old 12-13-2005, 10:15 AM   #17
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so i am fuxored? i'll ask the dealership when i get my snow tires put on.
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Old 12-13-2005, 10:18 AM   #18
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so they're not black? Are they pink?
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Old 12-13-2005, 12:05 PM   #19
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i need to look.
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Old 12-13-2005, 01:38 PM   #20
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My perrin tuner sport springs are black...So that may not be iron clad proof that he has stock springs -
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Old 12-13-2005, 01:44 PM   #21
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we need some pics
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Old 12-13-2005, 02:03 PM   #22
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2004 STi
Front 38612 mm (15.200.47 in)
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Old 12-13-2005, 02:23 PM   #23
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what's that equate to?
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Old 12-13-2005, 03:15 PM   #24
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between 15 and 16 inches from center of hub to the fender lip
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Old 12-13-2005, 03:23 PM   #25
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Always measure from the hub center tot he fender lip... not wheel gap.
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