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Old 04-16-2012, 02:13 PM   #1
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So after receiving tons of PM's about my setup i decided to go ahead and make a review about this kit! It seems that many people are interested in the eibach pro plus kit but will not pull the trigger because they are worried that the stock struts will not hold! Here we go!

Edit: Eibach is building me a front sway bar because they no longer have any in stock! It's going to take 1-2 months for me to receive it so we will see what happens then! So far I'm loving the drop
I bought the kit from this site right here!
http://nopi.com/dsp_parts.php?vsubpc...%20-%20Package

Eibachs Pro Plus kit Consists of the following part:
Front Sway Bar and bushings (25 mm)
Rear Sway Bar and bushings (22 mm)
Eibach Prokit Lowering Springs

Stock Struts With prokit springs:
First I ran these springs on my 2009 wrx for about 15k Miles and i had no problem with the struts blowing or anything like that. I just purchased a 2012 wrx sedan and decided to go with the same springs since I was so pleased with them the first time on my 2009! And thats saying a lot coming from me because I hardly ever buy the same thing twice!

The Ride:
I didn't notice a drastic change in the ride. However, the handling has improved a lot, the car seems to have less body roll, and the steering of the car seems to be more responsive!

The Drop:
The springs lower the car right around 1.5 inches at every corner which still leaves enough fender space to run a more aggressive tire and rim setup.

The Sways:
They have not been installed yet because they sent me the wrong bars so i am waiting for the new sways to finish off the entire kit!! hopefully it will be this wednesday and sunday when i get everything completed! Then i will finish the entire review with pictures and everything!
EDIT: Eibach has really ****ed me over on these sways... its been 2 weeks since they sent me the wrong parts and now they are telling me that they don't have any more front sways for my car and that they will have to build one which will take up to 2 months. i will keep you guys posted on what happens

Here are a few pics of the car after I lowered it! I will get some better pics after I install the sway bars.




thanks for reading everyone! i will update it and write a better review once all the parts are installed
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Old 04-16-2012, 02:26 PM   #2
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If anyone has any questions about anything just post in the thread and i will answer it asap
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Old 04-16-2012, 02:41 PM   #3
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Dude once you get sways you will be like holy #*($*@($&@# the car handles so much effing different with those sway bars. You will love them.
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Old 04-16-2012, 02:44 PM   #4
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Man, that is nice! I'm loving that drop on those stock wheels. Thanks for the review!
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Old 04-16-2012, 04:31 PM   #5
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Dude once you get sways you will be like holy #*($*@($&@# the car handles so much effing different with those sway bars. You will love them.
I'm anxious to get them on. Eibach screwed up and put the wrong sways in the box so I had to ship them back and I am waiting for the new ones to arrive so for now I just put the springs on
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Old 04-16-2012, 04:32 PM   #6
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Man, that is nice! I'm loving that drop on those stock wheels. Thanks for the review!
Thank you! I am Loving it as well. I would like to go lower but this will do for now haha. I think with the windows and the drop the car looks much better
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Old 04-16-2012, 06:37 PM   #7
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Throwing on the says tonight! Just got the right ones in the mail

Edit. Won't be on until Friday :/

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Old 04-16-2012, 08:16 PM   #8
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Thanks for the write up! I really can't decide what to buy, coilovers or springs! I'm leaving for college soon but I feel the urge to drop my car before summer! and I was just wondering if you got an alignment?
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Old 04-16-2012, 09:36 PM   #9
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I had mint slammed on coilovers last semester and it was a little hard to get around but nothing to serious. I haven gotten an alignment yet. I'm waiting to put the sways on first.
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Old 04-16-2012, 11:01 PM   #10
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yea but I'm gonna have to ditch my car because I can't bring it so I might as well get springs
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Old 04-17-2012, 02:51 AM   #11
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oh hell no get coils if you don't have to drive it at school!

reason i got rid of mine is because i just drove over speed bumps all day so i don see the point in spending over a grand on coil overs to drive around campus hitting speed bump after speed bump
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Old 04-17-2012, 10:19 AM   #12
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Thanks for your review. You say 1.5'' drop all around, did you measure that or is that was the manufacture says? New springs tend to settle after awhile and you get even more of a drop.
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Old 04-17-2012, 06:50 PM   #13
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wow the car looks great with those springs. Thanks
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Old 04-17-2012, 09:00 PM   #14
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Thanks for your review. You say 1.5'' drop all around, did you measure that or is that was the manufacture says? New springs tend to settle after awhile and you get even more of a drop.
I didn't measure that was just an estimate lol but they settled right at 2 inches on my last wrx so it migr be the same. If you want to measure your fender to hub distance I will measure mine that way it will be accurate. 1.5 was just coming from eibachs rating
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Bump for an update
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Ah ok, this was the kit I planned on buying later this year. But if you buy the bars and springs separate through Rallysportdirect it comes out cheaper than the box set I saw on the Eibach site.

What site did you get your set from?
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Ah ok, this was the kit I planned on buying later this year. But if you buy the bars and springs separate through Rallysportdirect it comes out cheaper than the box set I saw on the Eibach site.

What site did you get your set from?
I thought the point for the kit was to make it cheaper! I paid 400 for everything. Front sway rear sway and prokit springs. Springs are usually 230 so that means you would have to get the front and rear sway for 170!
I have a wholesale account with nopi so that's were I get all my stuff from because it's usually the cheapest
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At this point have you had any issues with blowing out the stock struts?
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At this point have you had any issues with blowing out the stock struts?
Nope, no problems so far. Still loving them. Just waiting for the front bar. I put the rear on yesterday and I could tell a pretty big difference
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Still rides great. No strut problems. An in still waiting on the front away bar
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i am still waiting on the front sway bar.. ordered it in march and i aownt have one until august
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Springs are now off of the car because I purchased coilovers. Still waiting on my front sway bar!

These springs were great especially after settling. The ride was good and the height was perfect
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well after almost 8 fukin months i finally got my front sway bar and decided to put it on! the car handles way better now

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I am looking at getting these sway bars for my 2013 wrx. I realize the different holes correspond to different stifness ratings. does anyone know if the 25mm front bar represents a 25 and 24 effective stifness? does the rear bar give you 22 21 and 20? or 21 22 and 23 etc?
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