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Forum: Suspension
16 July 2016, 09:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 782
Posted By Arnie_1

In general, especially compared to your BMW,...

In general, especially compared to your BMW, these older cars will feel sloppy. Steering will be slower, also contributing to a lethargic feeling compared to the new car. It seems like this is can be...
Forum: Suspension
24 April 2016, 11:02 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,903
Posted By Arnie_1

What is your current alignment looking like?

What is your current alignment looking like?
Forum: Suspension
24 April 2016, 10:53 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 30,285
Posted By Arnie_1

Just goes to show you how subjective geo settings...

Just goes to show you how subjective geo settings can be. Great info on this thread.

I like lots of caster on my setups, it makes you less dependent on static neg camber settings to maintain grip...
Forum: Suspension
24 April 2016, 06:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,296
Posted By Arnie_1

We are always interested to hear professional...

We are always interested to hear professional opinions on set up. You can never get too much information. Can't wait to see/hear/read what you have to say.
Forum: Suspension
17 April 2016, 11:49 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,955
Posted By Arnie_1

So do they fit?

So do they fit?
Forum: Suspension
31 December 2015, 09:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,158
Posted By Arnie_1

The easiest, best bang for the buck would be...

The easiest, best bang for the buck would be front and rear ARBs. The ride won't actually be much stiffer but you'll have much reduced roll, less understeer, better rotation and more smiles per pound...
Forum: Suspension
31 December 2015, 09:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,448
Posted By Arnie_1

Sounds great. Christmas #2 for you then! You...

Sounds great. Christmas #2 for you then! You won't recognize your car, honestly. It's a shame that You couldn't do the installs incrementally to see the effects of each part group. Set your rear bar...
Forum: Suspension
31 December 2015, 09:43 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,903
Posted By Arnie_1

I'd also consider having your original Bilsteins...

I'd also consider having your original Bilsteins rebuilt (either through FEAL or Bilstein). They were/are a great damper. AST has made some serious changes to their dampers over the last few years....
Forum: Suspension
31 December 2015, 09:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,448
Posted By Arnie_1

STi Group N bushings are definitely and upgrade....

STi Group N bushings are definitely and upgrade. Especially in the rear end. Make sure you get the geometry set as it will be off after removing everything. You should also replace the trailing arm...
Forum: Suspension
11 January 2015, 04:02 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 30,285
Posted By Arnie_1

Tyres are a pretty personal thing. They can be...

Tyres are a pretty personal thing. They can be the stickiest things in the world but if they don't give you the feedback and confidence you like, then you'll never be able to drive them to their(or...
Forum: Suspension
07 January 2015, 02:59 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 30,285
Posted By Arnie_1

My one or two posts during the xmas break. I've...

My one or two posts during the xmas break. I've been gone too long. Will try to troll the forums more often. I miss it.
Forum: Suspension
05 January 2015, 06:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,199
Posted By Arnie_1

From my experience it's perfectly fine to fit...

From my experience it's perfectly fine to fit saloon wishbones, steel or alu, on a wagon. it's even ok to use the wagon axles, though ideally its best to swap the saloon one's on as well.

To...
Forum: Suspension
04 January 2015, 11:03 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 30,285
Posted By Arnie_1

It's so fun to watch Bonesetter at work. Good...

It's so fun to watch Bonesetter at work. Good info there.

With that said, on a standard car, there is no better bang-for-the-buck upgrade than a larger adjustable rear ARB. You get less...
Forum: Suspension
22 December 2014, 04:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,218
Posted By Arnie_1

To be accurate, STi and WRX topmounts are...

To be accurate, STi and WRX topmounts are identical in shape and rubber durometer. STi Group N uses a stiffer rubber durometer.

Red Prodrive STi springs use 04+ rear topmounts and are sprung to...
Forum: Group Buys
21 December 2014, 11:46 PM
Replies: 609
Views: 90,884
Posted By Arnie_1

Been awhile since I've been on here. Just wanted...

Been awhile since I've been on here. Just wanted to congratulate you guys on getting this project off the ground. Its not an easy thing to do and I have to say I'm really proud of the effort you all...
Forum: Suspension
01 January 2014, 04:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 430
Posted By Arnie_1

hard to say, depends on how your ASTs were valved...

hard to say, depends on how your ASTs were valved and what spring rates you are running. you could have them rebuilt and revalved to suit your needs. run softer, longer spring rates and revalve to...
Forum: Suspension
31 December 2013, 04:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 821
Posted By Arnie_1

unfortunately no, but i figure they should be...

unfortunately no, but i figure they should be similar to the red Prodrive STi springs. Probably just a mild change to rate as the dampers didnt change a whole lot. just mild tweaks.

yeah, have to...
Forum: Suspension
31 December 2013, 09:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 821
Posted By Arnie_1

Did Eibach make ProKit springs for the STi or do...

Did Eibach make ProKit springs for the STi or do you (Gambit) have WRX springs on your car. (me, too lazy to look them up ;) )
Forum: Suspension
29 December 2013, 02:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 566
Posted By Arnie_1

Like I mentioned above, if you are staying with a...

Like I mentioned above, if you are staying with a stock front bar, use a 22mm adjustable rear. Set it at full soft and get used to it for a few weeks or days. Its super easy to adjust. All you need...
Forum: Suspension
29 December 2013, 11:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 566
Posted By Arnie_1

well, the advantage of going with an adjustable...

well, the advantage of going with an adjustable rear bar is you can set it at softest setting first. it's still an improvement over stock but is very mild and controllable for a novice. i am sure you...
Forum: Suspension
28 December 2013, 10:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 566
Posted By Arnie_1

The roll center kit will definitely help the...

The roll center kit will definitely help the geometry issues. so a wise decision if you decide to get those as well. They won't however help with the soft spring rate for the amount of drop. You will...
Forum: Suspension
28 December 2013, 06:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 566
Posted By Arnie_1

i'm certainly no fan of the STechs but my tastes...

i'm certainly no fan of the STechs but my tastes lean towards performance rather than aesthetics. With that being said, they do make a car look the dogs danglies. just be aware that there will be...
Forum: Suspension
28 December 2013, 05:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 506
Posted By Arnie_1

One thing to realize is sometimes its not that...

One thing to realize is sometimes its not that easy to localize noises. We think its coming fromone place but it turns out its coming from the opposite end of the car! have a mate ride with you and...
Forum: Suspension
28 December 2013, 11:11 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,022
Posted By Arnie_1

besides, think of the money spent as normal...

besides, think of the money spent as normal maintenance. On a 12 year old car you would need to refresh bushings, dampers and bits and bobs. The only real upgrade you did were the ARBs, the rest can...
Forum: Suspension
28 December 2013, 11:02 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,374
Posted By Arnie_1

I love both companies, to be honest. Both have...

I love both companies, to be honest. Both have their roots in the Subaru community and the companies support and complement each other. Its a very friendly relationship between the both of them. Yeah...
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