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Old 08-21-2017, 02:43 AM   #1726
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No issues at all so far. Haven't had a chance to test it on a bumpy road, but I'll have that opportunity sometime during my commute this week.

The car feels very well balanced and agile around corners. I haven't noticed much oversteer either, but I'll eventually try the hard 23mm setting and see what that's like .
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Old 08-22-2017, 04:41 PM   #1727
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No issues at all so far. Haven't had a chance to test it on a bumpy road, but I'll have that opportunity sometime during my commute this week.

The car feels very well balanced and agile around corners. I haven't noticed much oversteer either, but I'll eventually try the hard 23mm setting and see what that's like .
Okay awesome, keep me posted. Were you on 16mm or 19mm prior to the 22mm?
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Old 08-23-2017, 12:27 AM   #1728
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16mm, sorry for the late reply.
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Old 08-23-2017, 03:33 PM   #1729
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16mm, sorry for the late reply.
Awesome. Nice to know, I think I'll upgrade my 19mm then as I have a set of Kartboy endlinks sitting around and the thicker rear swaybar and rear swaybar mount support brace should help quite a bit.
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Old 08-27-2017, 10:02 PM   #1730
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Heya all! Just got a 15 Sport Premium in Ohio. Love the way some of your cars look. Was wondering if anyone had done a front license plate relocation and if you had a preferred kit. Thanks!
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Old 08-28-2017, 09:19 AM   #1731
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Heya all! Just got a 15 Sport Premium in Ohio. Love the way some of your cars look. Was wondering if anyone had done a front license plate relocation and if you had a preferred kit. Thanks!
Grimmspeed makes a really nice relocation kit, but its a bit high in price. Talking around $80, but it's pretty high quality and durable.
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Old 09-01-2017, 11:45 AM   #1732
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Has anyone used the Torklift Ecohitch with the nameless axleback on their 2012+ Impreza? I would like to know if anyone has had success with installing one or did they need to mod the exhaust.
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Old 09-09-2017, 11:20 AM   #1733
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What is the best tune to get for our rigs?
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Old 09-09-2017, 11:53 AM   #1734
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A new car...
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Old 09-09-2017, 08:57 PM   #1735
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A new car...
That's the best mod I did to mine.
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Old 09-09-2017, 09:10 PM   #1736
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I'm thinking about a train horn kit for the dumb**** Oregon/Washington drivers. Anyone know where I could get a momentary switch that fits in one of the unoccupied spaces near the headlight dimmer and all that crap?
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Old 09-10-2017, 02:36 AM   #1737
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Traction control / hatch release switches for other Subaru models fit there.
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Old 09-13-2017, 10:41 AM   #1738
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What is the best tune to get for our rigs?
ThrottleHappy has the best tune from what I've seen, but he's gone quiet lately so I'm not sure if that's an option any more.
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Old 09-13-2017, 11:57 AM   #1739
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Let's talk coilovers and springs... say a stiffer stock height spring set is $450 and a coilover setup at stockish height is $1100. Is the coilover going to help that much ($650) more in spirited street driving than stiff springs? And for that matter, are stock height stiff springs going to help very much or am I likely to be disappointed? I'm expecting to see a definitely no-questions noticeable difference in cornering ability and reduced body roll (yes I have RSB), unlike the TH tune which is kinda like "Yeah it's more fun to drive! Not really sure it makes it faster though" IMO.

And if stock height springs aren't going to make a huge difference, would 1" lowering springs? Only $350 instead of $450.

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Old 09-14-2017, 12:07 PM   #1740
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Let's talk coilovers and springs... say a stiffer stock height spring set is $450 and a coilover setup at stockish height is $1100. Is the coilover going to help that much ($650) more in spirited street driving than stiff springs? And for that matter, are stock height stiff springs going to help very much or am I likely to be disappointed? I'm expecting to see a definitely no-questions noticeable difference in cornering ability and reduced body roll (yes I have RSB), unlike the TH tune which is kinda like "Yeah it's more fun to drive! Not really sure it makes it faster though" IMO.

And if stock height springs aren't going to make a huge difference, would 1" lowering springs? Only $350 instead of $450.


From my experience with springs and coilovers and knowing you I would say stick with the king stiffer stock height spring. My coilovers cornered flatter but that doesn't mean better. With my springs it's much more predictable and much easier to transfer the weight, sometimes I just wish there was a bit more suspension travel and slightly stiffer which is exactly what the king spring does. Do that for now and eventually upgrade shocks to some bilstiens and that will be the best ride possible and I'm not talking just for the price.
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Old 09-14-2017, 01:05 PM   #1741
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Has anyone used the Torklift Ecohitch with the nameless axleback on their 2012+ Impreza? I would like to know if anyone has had success with installing one or did they need to mod the exhaust.
From some previous posts I don't think it's possible. I have a torklift hitch, which I never use. Lol. But the nameless pipe supposedly runs right into the vertical support plate of the right side of the hitch. You would have to cut a "U" shape out of the plate to make it fit.

Someone posted a photo in one of the threads.
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Old 09-19-2017, 01:01 PM   #1742
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Hi there, new here in the forum, coming from MB, Canada. have started initially making mods to our daily driver and next up would be rsb's I would just like to check for alignment if the following will fit a 2016 impreza sport 5 dr, I know that they share the same chasis, just want verification before I go ahead and order:

Subaru XV Crosstrek Rear Sway Bar Kit - 20mm
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Old 09-19-2017, 02:14 PM   #1743
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NO, Crosstrek suspension parts are not direct fit onto Imprezas of any year. The only way you could get it to work is to do a full suspension swap.
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Old 09-19-2017, 03:32 PM   #1744
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NO, Crosstrek suspension parts are not direct fit onto Imprezas of any year. The only way you could get it to work is to do a full suspension swap.
My friend put the sti rear sway on his 2016 Crosstrek and it just bolted right up.
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Old 09-19-2017, 04:01 PM   #1745
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Thanks for the initial replies.

Kinda puzzle to me since according to the site both part numbers appear on XV's, OB's and foresters, was thinking it will fit, it could also be an option for other subie users here in MB if they want to upgrade, it's very hard to get parts from where I am, and find it bit expensive to go aftermarket

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Old 09-19-2017, 04:13 PM   #1746
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My friend put the sti rear sway on his 2016 Crosstrek and it just bolted right up.
Don't think so. Unless it was some weird model year STI.
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Old 09-19-2017, 04:36 PM   #1747
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Don't think so. Unless it was some weird model year STI.
It was the same one I put on my 2015 Impreza, I think it's the one off of the 2010 STI.
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Old 09-19-2017, 07:17 PM   #1748
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All I know is Crosstrek SB doesn't fit. I've heard it at least 10 times in the past.
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Old 09-20-2017, 01:32 AM   #1749
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Traction control / hatch release switches for other Subaru models fit there.
Have a source for that?
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Old 09-21-2017, 02:16 PM   #1750
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