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Toallhisdoom 11-13-2012 07:22 AM

H&R springs not right?!
 
So ordered kyb struts and H&R lowering springs for my 98 legacy gt sedan.

The website said 90-98 legacy all models except wagon.

Well fronts went in no problem. Then the rear springs were tapered at the top and would not seat properly on the struts.

So now i am riding around with the front lowered, and the rear on stock springs.
It does not look terrible but i paid 200$ for springs that i can now not put in my car.

Anyone else have this issue?

broknindarkagain 11-13-2012 08:33 AM

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Originally Posted by Toallhisdoom (Post 4156608)
So ordered kyb struts and H&R lowering springs for my 98 legacy gt sedan.

The website said 90-98 legacy all models except wagon.

Well fronts went in no problem. Then the rear springs were tapered at the top and would not seat properly on the struts.

So now i am riding around with the front lowered, and the rear on stock springs.
It does not look terrible but i paid 200$ for springs that i can now not put in my car.

Anyone else have this issue?

Sure. Turn the spring a little bit.

I rode around in my 98 Outback for a day with the rear lowered and the front at stock height....It was awesome

Toallhisdoom 11-13-2012 08:35 AM

Nonono, the tops of the stock springs are the same diameter as the bottom, with the H&R springs the top is smaller diameter then the bottom so it is to small for the strut mount.

broknindarkagain 11-13-2012 09:01 AM

Did you get the front and rear springs mixed up?

Toallhisdoom 11-13-2012 09:28 AM

No the fronts are same top and bottom diameter as well. And the fronts had the letter F on them and rears had the letter R. So no. Lol

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Toallhisdoom 11-13-2012 11:47 AM

Dear H&R customer,

Before installing your new H&R springs, be sure to check that the H&R spring shape (size) matches the
factory springs. Some Subarus have different shaped (size) rear springs.

Thank you for choosing H&R!

So wtf are the right springs? GRR

broknindarkagain 11-13-2012 04:47 PM

Call them

Toallhisdoom 11-14-2012 06:43 AM

they said they dont make the right springs for my car so they are issueing a refund. Wow. This is ******* bullshit. I would have just gotten the ******* coilovers if i knew this.

subikid90 11-14-2012 07:46 AM

H&R does offer the right springs for our cars. The ones you have currently sound like they are for the 04-07 wrx's with the tapered springs. The correct part # should be 29868.

Toallhisdoom 11-14-2012 08:02 AM

they have the right numbers and everything and match up with what H&R says they should be. Ugh. This is pissing me off.

subikid90 11-14-2012 08:08 AM

Are you sure you have the right tophats and struts then?

Toallhisdoom 11-14-2012 08:27 AM

stock tophats, and yes right struts. H&R said they do not make the right springs for my car, so...

SCASEYS 11-27-2012 02:55 PM

In for results....


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