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Old 11 Nov 2007, 06:34 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Question lowering springs

hi guys,

i'm looking for lowering springs for my 06 STI, can anyone point me in the right direction.

most of the ones i see on the internet don't list an application for the my06, and the ones that do say they dont' fit the sti.

anyone know of a website where i can get them, i'd rather not go to subaru for the prodrive ones are they're charging a fortune


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Old 11 Nov 2007, 09:48 PM   #2 (permalink)
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the prodrive ones are a good option, or maybe eibach
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Old 11 Nov 2007, 10:17 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Got some tein here tho doesnt say inc sti or excluding sti may be worth a ring-think H&R also do a kit for em but not totally sure.

http://www.performancesubaru.co.uk/p...p?id=222&cat=7
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Old 12 Nov 2007, 09:21 AM   #4 (permalink)
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thanks.

i've contacted performancesubaru to ask. i'll let you know.
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Cool keep us updated as im curious to know the outcome meself
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Eibach only supply them to Prodrive under licence, we can't get supply direct..............
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Old 16 Nov 2007, 06:51 PM   #7 (permalink)
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unfortunately still no response from performancesubaru...
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Old 24 Nov 2007, 09:29 AM   #8 (permalink)
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Just a quick update guys...

Never got a response from performance subaru - so i couldn't recommend them to anyone.

However, I've since had bother with my front & rear dampers - which are being replaced under warranty - apparently there is a well known problem with sti shocks.
And so I've taken the oppertunity to order up prodrive springs at my local subaru garage, and am getting them fitted at the same time as my new shocks - which is saving me a good whack on labour costs!

I did also enquire about paying the difference to get the shocks from the rb320 fitted but subaru were unfortunately unwilling to do this.
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Old 08 Dec 2007, 03:58 PM   #9 (permalink)
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With the new suspension on the 08 models,will it be ok to lower it?
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Just a quick update guys...

Never got a response from performance subaru - so i couldn't recommend them to anyone.

However, I've since had bother with my front & rear dampers - which are being replaced under warranty - apparently there is a well known problem with sti shocks.
And so I've taken the oppertunity to order up prodrive springs at my local subaru garage, and am getting them fitted at the same time as my new shocks - which is saving me a good whack on labour costs!

I did also enquire about paying the difference to get the shocks from the rb320 fitted but subaru were unfortunately unwilling to do this.
well you'll just end up going back for another set in ayears time, surprised they didn't jump at the chance to do a proper repair.
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Old 11 Dec 2007, 06:57 PM   #11 (permalink)
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I've had my prodrive springs fitted now, and shocks replaced.

Visual difference: very little, if any. In fact I think it may look HIGHER than it did before!

Difference to drive: There seems to be a noticable positive difference when driving the car. Feels far more sturdy, less roll, flatter when accellerating & breaking, and holds better.

Definately worth it for the feel, but i'm a little dissapointed it doesn't actually 'look' any lower!

I'll post pics when we get some daylight.
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nice one mate, glad your pleased witht he tech side of it anyway
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