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Old 11-30-2018, 10:57 PM   #26
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Old 12-01-2018, 11:40 AM   #27
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Thanks, I completed the install. The ride is definitely improved. Not a lot but enough to notice. The ride height is about 1/3" lower.

So I have about 2.5 finger gap for the fronts and 2 finger gap in the rear. Imho, it's a worthy upgrade for $150.
What do you think guys?
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Old 12-04-2018, 08:30 AM   #28
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Nicely done. I prefer this setup over coilovers all day long. Maybe I am just getting old and my old man spine can't handle the harsh ride of coils anymore haha. I have had the suspension on for about a year and a half now, including last winter which was pretty bad. Still very pleased. With the 2015+ RCE Black springs the ride height is perfect for my liking, but does not rub at all (even with my 18x9.5 +38 Rays 57cr's).
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Old 12-05-2018, 09:27 PM   #29
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Nicely done. I prefer this setup over coilovers all day long. Maybe I am just getting old and my old man spine can't handle the harsh ride of coils anymore haha. I have had the suspension on for about a year and a half now, including last winter which was pretty bad. Still very pleased. With the 2015+ RCE Black springs the ride height is perfect for my liking, but does not rub at all (even with my 18x9.5 +38 Rays 57cr's).
Exactly my reasons to go with this set up, and I am an old dude too.

I am completely satisfied with this set up at least for now, but will be willing to try RCE blacks if I get a used set for a reasonable price.

I just got the set aligned. Some of the values are slightly out of range. Would that be a concern?

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Old 12-07-2018, 03:31 PM   #30
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Not anything really bad tbh. Your Toe measurements are what matter most. And total toe looks good, rear is a bit out of spec but I don't remember if its adjustable unless you upgrade your LCAs.
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Old 12-08-2018, 01:09 AM   #31
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Thanks for review of the specs. I will look into rears, it seems like right rear spring is slightly off center, i.e. the lowest coil perch is somewhat shifted to the side. Will try to move towards the center after removing the load from that corner.

Other than that I switched my tires to Nokian zLine, with the new tires, suspension and alignment the ride is pretty great
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Old 01-15-2019, 12:38 AM   #32
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Has anyone try this setup with rce yellow?
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Old 01-15-2019, 05:48 PM   #33
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Has anyone try this setup with rce yellow?
Yellows would be a lot. I would do the blacks

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Old 02-04-2019, 01:21 AM   #34
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Just did this swap with Rce yellows since I found a good deal on the springs. Picture for reference. Blacks offer 10mm lower drop vs yellow which is 20mm. This setup rides really, really well.

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Old 02-06-2019, 07:09 PM   #35
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Very nice. What is the wheel well gap in the front and back? Looks pretty even from the picture. Less than two fingers?
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Old 02-19-2019, 01:15 AM   #36
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Yeah 1 finger gap in the front does not rub. I am running a 10 mm spacer up front and 15mm spacer Iím back
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Old 02-28-2019, 04:55 AM   #37
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Anyone know if the 15+ WRX struts will fit 11-14 STI? Looking to swap in 15wrx struts with rce yellows
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Old 03-03-2019, 08:21 PM   #38
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It should considering +15wrx can use suspension from 15+ Sti but itís not mono tube ... why not wait for an Sti set?
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Old 03-15-2019, 12:57 AM   #39
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I thought I saw somewhere in one of these 15+-suspension-on-a-GR threads, either here or on IWSTI, someone mention the Bilstein B6 as a possible option for this swap. I'm curious if anyone's done this, especially on the 08-10s.

Also, seems like the answer is yes, but would the 15+ GTWORX / Bilstein Cup Sport kit work fine on the GRs?
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