Official 5th Generation Suspension Thread
Kinda curious to what setups we are all using... Its about time we had a thread like this anyway.
Currently available suspension options. (AFAIK) Please feel free to add
Racecomp Engineering Tarmac 0 Coilovers
Racecomp Engineering Tarmac II Coilovers
BC Racing Coilovers
Megan Street Coilovers
KW Version 3
Fortune 500 Coilovers
Aftermarket Springs :
Tanabe NF210 Springs
Drop (Approximate) 1.3"
Tein S Techs
Drop (Approximate) 1.6"
Racecomp Engineering "Blacks"
Drop (Approximate) 0.8"
Front 200 - 296lbs (Progressive)
Rear 214 - 274lbs (Progressive)
Drop (Approximate) 1.0"
Drop (Approximate) 1.3"
Aftermarket Struts :
Racecomp Engineering/Bilstein Struts (PM RCE for orders)
2008+ OEM WRX Struts ( http://legacygt.com/forums/showthrea...mt-200789.html )
2013 Legacy Struts with 08+ WRX Koni Inserts (Front and Rear) ( http://legacygt.com/forums/showthrea...html?p=4389294 )
2008+ STI Rear Swaybars (OEM, Whiteline, Perrin, RCE, etc)
2010+ Outback OEM Rear Swaybar
Whiteline BSF41XZ 26mm Front Sway Bar
Misc : (Bushings, Endlinks, Etc)
08+ WRX/STI Perrin Anti Lift Kit
08+ WRX/STI Endlinks (Rallitek HD, Kartboy KAR KB-017-F KAR KB-017-08)
08+ WRX/STI Whiteline KCA326 Rear Camber Bushings
08+ WRX/STI Adjustable Rear Lower Control Arms (Megan, Cusco CUS 692 474 L)
08+ WRX/STI Adjustable Rear Toe Arms (GT-Spec GTS SUS-1407)
GT-Spec Rear Rear Strut Brace (GTS-SUS-1425)
KCA313 Roll Center Kit
KCA406 Front Control Arm Inner Rear Bushing and Positive Caster kit
KDT905 Rear Differential Positive Power Front Kit
W63225 Rear Upper Inner Control Arm Bushing Kit
W0568 Rear Trailing Arm Front Bushing Kit
KB-017WLS Kartboy Whiteline Front Swaybar Spacers (For Compatibility with Kartboy Front End-Links) (Hat tip to fredrik04087 for expanding on this list)
Any questions regarding numerous suspension setups should be posted here to create a database for all users...
Post pics and specs of your respective setup!
19x8.5" ET45 Tenzo Cuzco's
Racecomp Engineering Tarmac II's 8k/7k Spring rates, OEM tophat, no camber plates, everything else is OEM.
Might want to add those are rear swaybars that fit. Front bars for a WRX won't fit (at least not the GT)
This is a great idea. I've been looking for something like since I got my car (3 weeks, lol) but what about making it vehicle specific 2.5, 3.6r and gt. Being that some suspension components are different from car to car. From what I've seen, the coilovers from a gt won't fit on a 2.5 or a 3.6r...
Nonsense. I have the same coilovers on my GT that DeltaSniper has on his 2.5i.
Most of the suspension is all the same fitment between 5th gen models. Front swaybars are different for the GT, but I think the 2.5i & 3.6R use the same front bar.
18"x8.5" +44 Volk RE30
BC BR Coil-Overs with Camber Plates [2" Drop], Perrin PSRS with ~+3 Caster to Front End
18x8 +48 Rota Gravel
Eibach pro-kit on OEM struts
Whiteline 22mm Adjustable rsb
RCE Blacks "Functional" Lowering Springs 0.75" F&R
2010 STI Rear Sway Bar (19mm vs 16mm stock)
Pirelli PZero Nero's All Season Tires 38f/36r (Which I'm loving so far compared to my previous sets: Toyo Proxes 4's and Conti ExtremeContact DW)
GT Spec Front Strut Tower Bar
That's it and all I have planned! Loving my car!
18x8 TSW Snetterton rims with stock tires.
Eibach springs 1" drop R&R
26mm Whiteline adjustable front swaybar (install date 6-9)
24mm Whiteline adjustable rear swaybar (install date 6-9)
Rear camber adjustment bushings (install date 6-9)
Stock OEM wheels
Tanabe Tower Bar
Tanabe NF210 (I forgot the drop)
Pictures can be found here: http://www.tanabe-usa.com/rnd/catego...282010%29.aspx
It's currently not in Tanabe USA website... you can call them for info. But from what I heard you can special order from Japan.
Ride is nice, handling improved, makes the car look much better...
Stock OEM Wheels(lurking around for new wheels)
Whiteline 22mm RSB (on order)
Tein S-tech springs
Drop is right where i wanted it, somewhat bouncy at times, but nothing to crazy hoping the RSB will improve the handling a bit more in the twistys
*everyones setups look nice, good thread delta. This should be very informative for those who are looking for ideas.
Eibach ProKit springs on OEM struts
2011 STi rear sway bar
Enkei RPF-1 18x8 ET45 245/45-18 Conti DWS
Eibach Pro-Kit + OEM struts
TSW Nurburgring 19x8 et45 shod with Hankook Ventus Evo V12 245/40/19
Not bouncy. No rubbing on struts or fenders.
Rallitek rear anti-roll bar and HD endlinks
Tic transmission cross-member bushings
White Line rear differential bushings
Running Pirelli PZero Nero A/S's as well, but I'll swap back to the Bridgestone 050's soon.
I've pre-ordered the RCE Bilsteins
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