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Old 04-22-2010, 03:57 PM   #1
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Default Anyone make stiffer springs that maintains the stock ride height?

Looking for stiffer springs for my 07' WRX. Need to keep the stock ride height. Cant get away with lowering my car any, that includes the minuscule drop STi springs would lower it.

Doesn't someone sell or custom make stiffer springs? Really don't want coil overs.. .
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Old 04-23-2010, 06:06 PM   #2
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Old 04-23-2010, 07:43 PM   #3
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you can contact eibach or swift to see if they will make you what you are looking for
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Old 04-24-2010, 01:49 AM   #4
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ground control is about it for that
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Old 04-24-2010, 02:25 AM   #5
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Check out Racecomp Engineering's Regular Guy Springs

http://racecompengineering.com/osc/p...products_id=34

Says they're for the STi, but for the WRX, you need a conversion kit Not sure, but I guess call them.
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Old 04-24-2010, 02:35 AM   #6
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Regular Guy's still a bit of a drop.

Really the only way you're going to not drop is Ground Control's coilover kit. This is exactly why I went to GC. I wanted a very stiff spring and lots of travel (auto-x + rally-x) and nothing existed.
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Old 04-24-2010, 04:11 AM   #7
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We should start one of these threads each month until it happens

You could go STi takeoffs and then add spacers front and rear to get more ground clearance. These ones http://www.camotoy.com/products/saggybutt/index.php

you will still lose 10mm bump travel though.
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Old 04-24-2010, 10:23 AM   #8
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This is a tough thing - a couple of us have been working on it and so far nobody's made much headway.
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Old 04-24-2010, 10:36 AM   #9
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Turn in Concepts told me a couple years ago they were going to spec something just like this mainly for rally guys. Bug them.
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Old 04-20-2011, 07:09 PM   #10
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It's been more than a month, but let's revive this.

Stiffer than stock, normal ride height? 02 wagon.

Will STi springs lower?

I have heard about King Springs thru Primitive racing. Any reviews/updates about these??

Would really like an option like this.

TiC can get even more of my money if they do this!!!
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Old 04-20-2011, 07:31 PM   #11
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King Springs, available through Primitive Racing. They are generally designed to lift the car, but you can ask for custom spec springs. Just be prepared to pay a bit more for something that may be a one-off.

http://www.get-primitive.com/
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Old 04-20-2011, 08:44 PM   #12
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The king springs are not very stiff, less than Sti takeoffs
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Old 04-20-2011, 09:04 PM   #13
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Turn in Concepts told me a couple years ago they were going to spec something just like this mainly for rally guys. Bug them.
We keep looking at this every few months. I may very well just do it for a small run to see how it goes.

Let me see what we can do....
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Old 04-20-2011, 10:33 PM   #14
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We keep looking at this every few months. I may very well just do it for a small run to see how it goes.

Let me see what we can do....
I will take a set, I'm currently on 07 sti takeoffs with d-specs but an extra 20-30mm bump travel and ground clearance would be nice, springrate seems ok on the takeoffs but could go a little higher.
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Old 04-21-2011, 08:25 AM   #15
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We keep looking at this every few months. I may very well just do it for a small run to see how it goes.

Let me see what we can do....
Great! Will give you a call..

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Old 04-21-2011, 12:03 PM   #16
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subscribed, I'm interested in a stiffer stock height spring as well.
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Old 04-23-2011, 06:04 PM   #17
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Count me in as well! 2006 WRX wagon
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Old 04-23-2011, 10:33 PM   #18
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What about a spring perch spacer? Wouldn't that allow you to choose from different springs assuming coil bind is not an issue
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Old 04-23-2011, 10:36 PM   #19
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Something like this but one that follows the struts count our
http://www.solomiata.com/images/springperchspacers.jpg
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Old 04-24-2011, 03:06 AM   #20
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We keep looking at this every few months. I may very well just do it for a small run to see how it goes.

Let me see what we can do....
Pleaseletithappenpleasletithappenpleaseletithappen .

Ground Controls aren't a bad deal though. You get to pick your own spring rate and all that.

Though if you have tokicos, it's 350ft/lbs MAYBE 400, (theoretically anyway) according to the suspension calc xls.
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Old 04-24-2011, 08:51 AM   #21
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I'd be in for a stock ride hight spring for an 07 STi
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Old 04-24-2011, 04:35 PM   #22
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for the wrx guys... i have an 03 wagon and i put the wagon specific sti pinks on my car(USDM version) and they are quite a bit stiffer than stock and along with 1/4" saggy butt spacers the wheel gap all around is pretty even and the car does not look dropped(maybe lost 5mm)
great ride/handling for dd and occasional track... they are made for 04+ though so the early years will need 04 rear top hats and the spacers for the rear struts
all in all a great setup for the money

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Old 04-27-2011, 06:12 PM   #23
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We keep looking at this every few months. I may very well just do it for a small run to see how it goes.

Let me see what we can do....
Just to know, how many sets would it take to make it interesting for you?
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Old 04-27-2011, 07:51 PM   #24
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I would definitely be in on some stiffer factory height springs for my 04 STI.
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Bump
Would these work with something like an RCE black?
http://www.suspension.com/COILS_SPRING_ISOLATORS.html
I need to measure the dimensions of the stock perch
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