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Old 12-31-2018, 12:17 AM   #1851
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I thought the same thing. I live in Australia, my area has everything from smooth new surfaces to hellish patched up and potholed ones.

I haven't done any track days with this car - although I'm sure they would be fine up to a point where comfort bevame irrelevant and you would be best served by c/overs.
Thanks for your feedback, I am considering these now. I live in the NE coast of the USA and we have a similar road situation. My less than 10 mile commute consists of terribly patched roads, very rutted intersections, and newly paved roads.

I had gtworx struts on my 15 wrx and loved how comfortable they were at very low speed bumps like the end of my driveway and hard turns because it felt so stable over imperfections. I didn't like, however, the harshness of large road imperfections at highway speeds and the jigglyness of newer paved roads with lots of little ups and downs.

I'm actually now running the 2016 limited front struts because they're a little softer and the firmer 2015 rears to reduce bouncyness. And oem springs.

How would you compare your experience with the cuscos to mine with the gtworx?
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Old 01-01-2019, 11:30 AM   #1852
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I had GTWorx shocks in a G3 WRX and loved them. I think the jigglyness is hard to avoid with firmer shocks. I'm happy with the Cuscos but I doubt they are much different to the GTWorx shocks in overall comfort unless you wind them back to the softest settings. (I still find them plenty comfortable)

The reason I went with the Touring-As was because I got them on sale for $530 USD, and the GTWorx Bilsteins were going to be double that shipped to AU.
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Old 01-01-2019, 09:57 PM   #1853
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The fullsite advanced search doesn’t really have an option to list terms within a post. Unless I’m doing it wrong. You guys forward new spring questions here but it takes 75 page loads to find info on specific terms. I just want to use term “eibach” and see every post in THIS THREAD containing the keyword.



Anyways,

I have a mostly stock 2015 WRX with the default weird looking 17” wheels.

I want to lower it slightly before I do an alignment (just got new tires).

Upon looking through 5/75 pages it seems the pricing determines the best spring quality, or there are a bunch of RaceComp fanboys. Order of perceived greatness (springs only):

1. RaceComp Yellow (.86in front & back) $369.99
2. Eibach Pro Kit (.80in front & rear) $254.44
3. H&R Sport (1.2in front & rear) $248.00
4. Tein (dont buy) *
5. Under $200 (dont buy) *
6. RaceComp Black (STI only) **

So I want the Eibachs because of price and the fact that they lower the WRX the least. Louisiana roads.

Why is everyone spending so much money on the Yellow springs when they are still just lowering springs that will wear out your factory shocks faster anyway?

Also I found some presumebly low grade coilovers for $530 (Tein), but I assume they are way better than the $369.99 Yellow springs on stock (wearing) shocks.

PS: this forum software makes me feel like it’s 2005 again. The mobile version also doesn’t offer the advanced search. Are there any wrx forums out there that work well in the 21st century? Still interested to know about the spring differences in addition to any n00b replies.

Thanks and happy 1999 er I mean 2019.

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Old 01-01-2019, 11:33 PM   #1854
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Also I found some presumebly low grade coilovers for $530 (Tein), but I assume they are way better than the $369.99 Yellow springs on stock (wearing) shocks.
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I posted asking about the tein basis coilovera and nobody responded lol. I've had them on other cars and have liked them which is why it seemed like a good option for a daily driving non track car. I am not looking for a super stiff ride and my car is a 2018 base model which has crappy base model suspension so I think it would still be an upgrade. For around $430ish it's a great value imo and if I decide to lower my car that's what I'm going with.

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Old 01-02-2019, 01:09 AM   #1855
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The fullsite advanced search doesn’t really have an option to list terms within a post. Unless I’m doing it wrong. You guys forward new spring questions here but it takes 75 page loads to find info on specific terms. I just want to use term “eibach” and see every post in THIS THREAD containing the keyword.



Anyways,

I have a mostly stock 2015 WRX with the default weird looking 17” wheels.

I want to lower it slightly before I do an alignment (just got new tires).

Upon looking through 5/75 pages it seems the pricing determines the best spring quality, or there are a bunch of RaceComp fanboys. Order of perceived greatness (springs only):

1. RaceComp Yellow (.86in front & back) $369.99
2. Eibach Pro Kit (.80in front & rear) $254.44
3. H&R Sport (1.2in front & rear) $248.00
4. Tein (dont buy) *
5. Under $200 (dont buy) *
6. RaceComp Black (STI only) **

So I want the Eibachs because of price and the fact that they lower the WRX the least. Louisiana roads.

Why is everyone spending so much money on the Yellow springs when they are still just lowering springs that will wear out your factory shocks faster anyway?

Also I found some presumebly low grade coilovers for $530 (Tein), but I assume they are way better than the $369.99 Yellow springs on stock (wearing) shocks.

PS: this forum software makes me feel like it’s 2005 again. The mobile version also doesn’t offer the advanced search. Are there any wrx forums out there that work well in the 21st century? Still interested to know about the spring differences in addition to any n00b replies.

Thanks and happy 1999 er I mean 2019.
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Old 01-02-2019, 10:28 AM   #1856
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Nice those are a good deal ^ Why would you quote my enire post though? The sale link will be irrelevent shortly. Could have just PM’d.

So does anyone know about the differences between the eibach and yellow springs? Other than the 0.06in difference in height? Why are they over $100 more?
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Old 01-02-2019, 10:36 AM   #1857
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Nice those are a good deal ^ Why would you quote my enire post though? The sale link will be irrelevent shortly. Could have just PM’d.

So does anyone know about the differences between the eibach and yellow springs? Other than the 0.06in difference in height? Why are they over $100 more?
According to RCE their springs are specifically designed to work with the stock struts and shouldnt dramatically reduce the lifecycles of the struts. I have personally tracked my yellows and enjoyed them very much. They are great for DD'ing, and I havent had an issue with them for 25k miles.

Before you spend a lot of money on coilovers, I would try the yellows.
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Old 01-02-2019, 11:19 AM   #1858
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Guy, can you recommend me heavier spring with no drop?

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Old 01-02-2019, 11:55 AM   #1859
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Guy, can you recommend me heavier spring with no drop?

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Rce blacks are upgrades from stock with minimal drop.
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Old 01-02-2019, 11:58 AM   #1860
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i need to stay at stock height or higher, i went with bigger tires and they rub on hard turns, maybe need sways
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Old 01-02-2019, 12:00 PM   #1861
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i need to stay at stock height or higher, i went with bigger tires and they rub on hard turns, maybe need sways
When you install the springs get a better alignment that prevents you from rubbing. Or contact RCE and see what they recommend. I have bigger tires too and a proper alignment eliminated rubbing.
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Old 01-02-2019, 12:24 PM   #1862
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When you install the springs get a better alignment that prevents you from rubbing. Or contact RCE and see what they recommend. I have bigger tires too and a proper alignment eliminated rubbing.
ahh good call. gona make an appt with the alignment shop today.
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Old 01-06-2019, 05:23 PM   #1863
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I had GTWorx shocks in a G3 WRX and loved them. I think the jigglyness is hard to avoid with firmer shocks. I'm happy with the Cuscos but I doubt they are much different to the GTWorx shocks in overall comfort unless you wind them back to the softest settings. (I still find them plenty comfortable)

The reason I went with the Touring-As was because I got them on sale for $530 USD, and the GTWorx Bilsteins were going to be double that shipped to AU.
Cusco usa gave me the contact info for a US vendor that should be able to ship them to me. $530 US is a crazy deal for adjustable struts for this platform. The GTWORX are at least double that here. Hoping for a good deal too!

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Old 01-06-2019, 08:23 PM   #1864
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Cusco usa gave me the contact info for a US vendor that should be able to ship them to me. $530 US is a crazy deal for adjustable struts for this platform. The GTWORX are at least double that here. Hoping for a good deal too!
What suspension are you referring to here?
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Old 01-06-2019, 09:42 PM   #1865
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What suspension are you referring to here?
The cusco touring A for the 2015+ wrx
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