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Old 04-01-2013, 11:35 AM   #241
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Can't decide whether to get these or not :/
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Old 04-01-2013, 11:36 AM   #242
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I will be installing these this weekend and will follow up a post on it!
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Old 04-01-2013, 11:41 AM   #243
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I'm still on the fence myself. I really want them but afraid of clearance issues. My 19's sit pretty flush with the fender as it is. I'm afraid if I put the coilovers on that I'm gonna need spacers to clear the spring and end up with a mexiflush. I'm ready with the money but it's this issue that's stopping me and waiting on the next sale.
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Old 04-01-2013, 12:17 PM   #244
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I'm still on the fence myself. I really want them but afraid of clearance issues. My 19's sit pretty flush with the fender as it is. I'm afraid if I put the coilovers on that I'm gonna need spacers to clear the spring and end up with a mexiflush. I'm ready with the money but it's this issue that's stopping me and waiting on the next sale.
Have you checked out how much space you have between the suspension and your wheels right now?
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Old 04-01-2013, 12:23 PM   #245
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Have you checked out how much space you have between the suspension and your wheels right now?
No I haven't. It's just that I'm running staggered with 265's on the back. I recently checked the offset on my front wheel and it's et35. I'll have to check the offset on the back and make those measurement. My car is a touring, not sure if that makes any difference
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Spacers would only be needed in the front.
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Old 04-01-2013, 12:28 PM   #247
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Spacers would only be needed in the front.
I'll make the measurements but what's the average spacer needed? I might have a few mm to spare to where my wheel won't stick out.
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Old 04-01-2013, 12:31 PM   #249
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Ok. So when making the measurements I need to measure from inside wall of tire to spring?
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Thanks Kris, I'll try and do that tonight when I get home from work.
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I think I will be ordering them tomorrow! How long does it take to ship?
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We ship within 48 hours unless the kit has to be built then about 72 hours
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Old 04-01-2013, 07:15 PM   #255
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Is there any sort of sale on these right now? I want to buy ASAP.
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Just a heads up I encountered a new BRZ yesterday and it was the first time I've pushed this car in the bends. I was really surprised how responsive these were when it came down to handling. Turn in was very good and no real oversteer (probably lack of power my car has). Zero drama. I still feel like these are worth the money and work as well as some more expensive systems I've had on other cars.
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Old 04-02-2013, 02:43 PM   #257
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Just a heads up I encountered a new BRZ yesterday and it was the first time I've pushed this car in the bends. I was really surprised how responsive these were when it came down to handling. Turn in was very good and no real oversteer (probably lack of power my car has). Zero drama. I still feel like these are worth the money and work as well as some more expensive systems I've had on other cars.
Will be ordering them today!
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We ship within 48 hours unless the kit has to be built then about 72 hours
I just ordered mine. When should I be receiving them to 77306?
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