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Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 09-15-2023, 12:38 PM
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Posted By NoHaveMSG
I have been running around -1.5 on my car for a...

I have been running around -1.5 on my car for a long time, FBO with flex fuel, tons of track days, no CV issues.

Also keep in mind raising the subframe height increases anti squat which will have...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 07-01-2023, 11:28 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,036
Posted By whataboutbob
You are understeering and/or overdriving the...

You are understeering and/or overdriving the tire.
Checking tire temps will tell you how hot the tire is at the outside, middle, inner.
Ideally there should be about 10 degrees F spread across...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 04-13-2023, 07:44 PM
Replies: 4,440
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Posted By NoHaveMSG
Reduce toe in rear for starters. Stiffening the...

Reduce toe in rear for starters. Stiffening the front sway will have the opposite of desired effect.

Edit: I forgot you have T2's. Give it a couple more clicks of rebound in the rear.
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 04-07-2023, 09:34 AM
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In addition to what marco said...replacement toe...

In addition to what marco said...replacement toe arms are not needed at that amount of lowering BUT I like the change from the factory rubber bushing to a pillowball. It's noticeable in my opinion....
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 03-16-2023, 09:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,577
Posted By Spuds
Update on this. After communicating with Perrin...

Update on this. After communicating with Perrin technical support, the conclusion is that the bar is within spec but the bushings are too tight and likely out of spec. They are going to send me new...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 01-24-2023, 08:42 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,538
Posted By blsfrs
New product

I wonder if this makes a noticeable change in handling.

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Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 11-16-2022, 05:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,338
Posted By churchx
"full stiff in rear" reduces grip, as due less...

"full stiff in rear" reduces grip, as due less compliant suspension on that end, tire gets overloaded quicker, loosing grip by that. no wonder it "wants rotate more".

though who knows, maybe you...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 10-14-2022, 03:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,375
Posted By DocWalt
I've experienced both. I tried some toe-out and...

I've experienced both. I tried some toe-out and it seemed worse :iono:
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 10-11-2022, 01:31 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 39,872
My guess is that it's similar to B8 travel but I...

My guess is that it's similar to B8 travel but I don't know.

Not sure if you can put B6 damper in B14/16 body.

- Andrew
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 09-19-2022, 12:44 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 39,872
Total shock travel is roughly the same as stock. ...

Total shock travel is roughly the same as stock.

I still need to take apart the extra front B6 I have to measure the internal bumpstop. That is the only place where they could gain bump travel.
...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 07-30-2022, 05:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,085
Posted By NoHaveMSG
Itís pretty common with aftermarket camber...

Itís pretty common with aftermarket camber plates. That or the sway bar end link is loose. I check mine multiple times a year.
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 07-18-2022, 02:48 PM
Replies: 4,440
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Roughly 60/40 bump to droop. - Andrew

Roughly 60/40 bump to droop.

- Andrew
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 06-29-2022, 06:19 PM
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Posted By Tatsu333
From speaking with KW support directly, you can...

From speaking with KW support directly, you can run their 15mm spring spacers on V3's without issue, which puts max height at 5mm lower than stock. They specifically said no higher than that,...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 06-29-2022, 04:44 PM
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Posted By Pat
I've found the best way to learn about it is...

I've found the best way to learn about it is through first-hand experience. Go drive as many setups as you can, in as many different environments as you can. It will become more clear to you which...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 06-27-2022, 08:00 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 8,867
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Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 06-08-2022, 03:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,994
Posted By Ohio Enthusiast
You'll need pretty short endlinks if the car is...

You'll need pretty short endlinks if the car is lowered any significant amount, and then you might run into clearance issues with the bar or endlinks hitting suspension members.

In practice I'm...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 04-27-2022, 08:22 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 14,125
Posted By Ohio Enthusiast
I seem to remember Whiteline just sold their WRX...

I seem to remember Whiteline just sold their WRX offset top hats for the Twins, but the Twins had a greater angle between the top hat and the strut. This was fairly common for the Twins at the...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 04-16-2022, 10:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 936
Posted By Danny318
I adjust them but you have to adjust the toe...

I adjust them but you have to adjust the toe anytime you change the camber. I do it with toe plates and tape measures.
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 04-04-2022, 05:43 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,890
Posted By grumpysnapper
I'm yet to own a car that I have not been able to...

I'm yet to own a car that I have not been able to improve on OEM with quality dampers, of course there are exceptions (Porsche GT3 anyone?), but fundamentally OEM (anything) on a car is a compromise...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 03-11-2022, 01:02 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 39,872
Posted By Yoshoobaroo
I donít think youíll find anything that rides...

I donít think youíll find anything that rides better than the 2017-2020 base suspension. Everything else has more damping and/or higher spring rates.
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 12-13-2021, 10:07 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 12,609
Dump of other notes: 1st gen lowering springs...

Dump of other notes:
1st gen lowering springs do not work on the 22+ shocks (specifically the rear spring).

You can probably swap complete 1st gen damper/spring/tops assemblies with 2nd gen and...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 12-13-2021, 10:06 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 12,609
2022+ Suspension MEGA thread - Shock dynos, suspension frequencies, travel, more!

Super big shout out to trippinbillies40 for sending us a set of OEM dampers early on! Massive help!

This thread is a work in progress and we plan on updating/adding more over time. We still...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 11-23-2021, 12:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,282
2nd gen vs 1st gen Subaru OEM part numbers - comparison

I've been digging through the suspension parts diagrams for the 2nd gen cars and thought I'd post some notes. Some things are the same, some things are different, some things need more research.

I...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 10-21-2021, 03:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,387
Posted By gpvecchi
Buy a TRD member brace set, it's much more...

Buy a TRD member brace set, it's much more effective.
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 09-04-2021, 12:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,331
Posted By 949 Racing
Nope. We tend not to experiment unless we see a...

Nope. We tend not to experiment unless we see a need and we haven't seen a need. Blub (our development car) works very well with stock caster.

Most 86's set up for auto-x or HPDE are just...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 08-24-2021, 02:51 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,060
Posted By JRitt
Educational video: Will the brakes from a different car/trim level fit my car?

We get this question or see it posted here on the automotive forums just about every day. It often stems from a desire to add disc thermal mass, or just an aesthetic upgrade, without investing in a...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 08-24-2021, 10:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,269
Posted By dowroa
1. Find someone with 2017 take-offs and put them...

1. Find someone with 2017 take-offs and put them on your 2017
2. Realize that an alignment change is going to wake that car up more than stockish springs / dampers
3. If you have a 2015, there...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 06-28-2021, 11:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,921
Posted By NoHaveMSG
I understand what you are saying, but I don't...

I understand what you are saying, but I don't think there is room to cause a severe enough angle change in our cars to make a difference. When I say difference, I mean meaningful driver noticeable...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 06-24-2021, 05:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,921
Posted By NoHaveMSG
Angle is not important. The important part is...

Angle is not important. The important part is taking any preload out of the bar at static ride height.
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 05-03-2021, 03:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 570
Posted By therealstoly
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