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Old 01-16-2004, 08:26 PM   #1
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2002 OBS 5 Spd

Default 04 WRX with 03 WRX top hats and hotchkis springs wicked bad noise in rear HELP!!!

So, I just installed my 03 wrx hotchkis set up with 03 top hats in my 04 wrx.

It dropped really nice, and rides rough as expected, but over any type of bump there is a wicked noise coming from both rear struts. I tried tightening the strut top nut, and the three nuts on the strut mount. Nothing, every bump makes the strut sound like it is going to fall off. Any ideas guys? Has anyone had this noise with their 04's with 03 top hats in the rear? Is it hitting the body? aaah
help please
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Old 01-17-2004, 02:00 AM   #2
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OK buy Nates beans


Pull a wheel and stick your head in there with a flashlight and check it out!!!
Your muffler bearing may be about to disintegrate!!!!
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Old 07-20-2004, 01:46 PM   #3
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Default hotckis noise

hey , i already spoke to them on the noise and it seems to be a common issue......This noise only happens to you on parking lot speeds right?

I got the same issue...they told me I had to get an insulator,,,
freak them!!!!!
I need sway bars, and i can tell you i aint buying from them.
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