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Old 07-25-2004, 08:36 PM   #1
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Has anyone driven an OBS with the stock suspension? I'm thinking about buying a new one, but I'm not sure how different it will handle compared to a 2.5 RS wagon.
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Old 07-25-2004, 08:49 PM   #2
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If you care about handling, get the 2.5 RS. The OBS is, or was 1/4 in higher than the TS wagon. Just a difference in spring height, same strut.

If you aren't going off road at all and want handling, get the 2.5 RS and buy Prodrive springs for $300. They lower about an inch; they are stiffer and reduce body roll; they were designed for the stock strut; they work great on my TS wagon. But then you could put em on your OBS too...
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Old 07-25-2004, 09:12 PM   #3
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They're not that bad. They do have a "raised, haevy-duty" suspension. I'm about to put the 20mm rear sway off an RS on mine. The stock 13 is a little wimpy. It does ride well stock (other than the roll).
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Old 07-26-2004, 07:23 PM   #4
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Thanks for the replies. I think I'll go with the OBS- I guess I can always change the springs later if it seems to roll too much.
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