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Old 27 Feb 2012, 09:42 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Impreza coil overs - different sizes

Can any one advise me which years / models of the classic / facelift had longer strutts fitted.

I recently bought a set of coilovers off ebay



any way they turned out to be nearly 3inchs shorter than the coil overs that I was replacing



The seller advised there is only one type installed to Imprezas and it took nearly 6 weeks to get my money back

The quality of these units was pretty poor so Im going to fork out for a set of Tein units

I just need some advise which year of car had longer strutts..

Its not quite as simple as giving them the details of the car as they are fitted to a MK5 Ford Cortina,,,
Iv broke 3x subarus to build the car and I can remember which car that the coil overs came off.

Can any one help....Thanks
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Old 28 Feb 2012, 01:02 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Re: Impreza coil overs - different sizes

I would advise against the Tein units for uk roads.
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Old 28 Feb 2012, 06:05 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Re: Impreza coil overs - different sizes

Hello - thanks for reply - Any reason why not Tein and what would you suggest?

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Old 28 Feb 2012, 06:11 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Re: Impreza coil overs - different sizes

The Tein are known to be very stiff, not suited for uk roads but perfect for Japan.

I have the AST Sportsline coilovers fitted to mine.

BC are getting good reviews at the moment aswell.
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Old 28 Feb 2012, 06:15 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Re: Impreza coil overs - different sizes

Iv been tempted with the BC units as they have damper adjustment and a bit cheaper

just need to find out which year has the longer units..

Looking at adverts on ebay they list them with different wheel PCD but no mention of length.

Can any one advise?

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Re: Impreza coil overs - different sizes

Surely you should just be able to let the seller know what age and model you need them to fit?

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Old 28 Feb 2012, 06:49 PM   #7 (permalink)
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Re: Impreza coil overs - different sizes

Thanks for the link - iv just sent them an enquirey

I cant send them a model or year because I cant remember which car I removed the current ones fitted to my car,

Iv broken 4 cars so far to get to this stage and they could be off either

N reg WRX STI
W reg 4x4 sport saloon
W reg 4x4 sport wagon
07 reg wrx

Hopefully they can help - thanks for info
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