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Old 01-03-2003, 11:43 AM   #1
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Default STI springs from Rallispec... any reviews?

as a general rule, I dont replace springs without replacing struts. However, I do not think the factory struts on the WRX are that bad. I would like to stiffen up the ride a tad and perhaps go for a bit of lowering. Rallispec sells STI springs that are "designed to work with factory struts"

Anybody tried these? Any premature wear on the struts?

Thanks for any help!

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Old 01-03-2003, 01:02 PM   #2
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I just installed STi V7 Springs (for the wagon) that I purchased from Rallispec. They are not supposed to lower the car (I haven't measured since I am letting the car settle still), but it doesn't appear to be any lower.

So far I am real happy with them (2-days installed). It's been wet and yucky up here so I haven't tried any "g-force" runs, but ride comfort is much better than I expected, dare I say better at low speeds (25-30 mph on local crappy roads up here in Boston). Please note I am running Koni adjustable inserts in stock WRX wagon strut housing though. The Koni inserts are a bit more stiff at the "softest" setting than the stock struts where.

The part numbers for the springs I have are:
Front = 20330 FE130
Rear = 20380 FE680

Spring rates are 200 lbs/in front, and 190 lbs/in rear (appoximate rates, I don't have any hard data to back that up, just what I was told), which is comparable to the STi sprort spring set I think (but that Sport springs lower the car).

Hope this helps. If you have any questions, fire away.

Paul G.
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