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#1 Imprezed

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Posted 16 August 2017 - 08:50 PM

For those who have researched NA boxers, they know its not worth investing in any power gains whatsoever. But it is definitely worth investing in handling and brakes. I am looking at my first mod for my 2015 2.0i impreza. I am looking at a sway bars. Any suggestions? Is it worth getting a front and rear bar?

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Posted 16 August 2017 - 09:05 PM

Whiteline.


 


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Posted 16 August 2017 - 10:18 PM

I'd go with STi, Whiteline or Cusco. In that order too.

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Posted 17 August 2017 - 10:27 AM

I'd go with STi, Whiteline or Cusco. In that order too.

STi swaybar would barely be an upgrade unless it was a special edition STi like the S204 or similar. Would cost more than whiteline and probably still not be as thick

Whiteline +1. Available everywhere and for a good price


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Posted 17 August 2017 - 11:57 AM

Yeah only chance of getting a STi bar is if a STi owner has upgraded to Whiteline. Buying a genuine STi bar brand new would cost more than it's worth.

 

Also I think Imprezas might come without rear swaybars these days, I know the ugly betty's used to come with out rear. 

 

MRT are doing deals on Whiteline at the moment, yes I know it's MRT but they give you a free jacket and cap in Aug if you spend over $350 on Whiteline.



 


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Posted 20 August 2017 - 02:00 PM

Bilstiens, front neg camber and stiffer rear springs (to kill some understeer). And, I might add, going high compression, MLS headgaskets, ARP head studs and equal length headers was well worth the effort. It was enough to help get into the 1min 11sec at Lakeside and 56 sec at Mt Cotton Hillcimb. Not bad for a car built to tow the little race car. It's not been dynoed but for towing the upgrades were like chalk and cheese.


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#7 Imprezed

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Posted 16 June 2018 - 06:58 PM

Hey guys, been a while..

Now i have new wheels and tires :)
Have money for sway bars very soon. I see STI, Whiteline, and Cusco are popular choices. Question is im not even sure if my vehicle comes with OEM swaybars, and if so my local suspension store says they will arrange some sample bars for me. Ive researched whitline to fit my car, but the dealer i know only stocks super pro ones. My main question would be, what would the best bar thickness be? And would you prefer solid or hollow?

Thanks again guys.
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Dark silver Ford Falcon XR6 Turbo 2005 BF, auto. Slightly lowered on king springs and munroe gt shocks. Genuine FPV boss 19" wheels on low profiles. Slotted rotors and bendix brakes. K&N panel filter. (Traded for current car)

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Posted 16 June 2018 - 07:41 PM

Also anyone have a front strut brace? Advice? Looking at one also. .
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Dark silver Ford Falcon XR6 Turbo 2005 BF, auto. Slightly lowered on king springs and munroe gt shocks. Genuine FPV boss 19" wheels on low profiles. Slotted rotors and bendix brakes. K&N panel filter. (Traded for current car)

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Posted 17 June 2020 - 10:00 AM

I fitted a 24mm Whiteline swaybar and links to my 2010 Legacy wagon. This was the 3 way adjustable bar. I have it on the medium setting and was very pleased with the difference. It really firmed the whole car up....I think the experts say only upgrade the rear sway bar on all wheel drive cars. 

 

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Posted 17 June 2020 - 09:28 PM

Upgrade the rear first*. Doing the front first will induce under steer which most AWD cars do naturally 


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Posted 19 June 2020 - 12:12 PM

I added a whiteline anti lift kit to my old legacy and it made a big difference to steering feel. Look into that as well.

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Posted 23 June 2020 - 07:07 PM

Two year thread dig.. nice.

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