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Old 05-25-2009, 07:01 PM   #20
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I'm hooking myself up with some new suspension this year... The wagon responds a bit differently from all of the other cars due to the rear damper orientation and progressive rear springs.

eibach pro-system for wagon (springs and dampers) (rears are progressive rate and overall a bit higher rate than the zx_ prokit rears)
stock 21mm front bar
stock 20mm rear bar with poly bushings
Torsen (huge difference in response)

This setup rotates like a merry-go-round, but turn-in is terrible, it oversteers a bit on exit and it is very unstable in transition. Synopsis: Eibach dampers are junk in the rebound department. So I wanted to get some rebound adjustability. Sadly, they dont sell Koni yellows for the wagon, I'd be stuck with Special D's. Luckily a very nice guy with a hot rod wagon pulled through...

Eibach pro-kit springs (rears are progressive rate)
Koni Yellow (sport) front dampers
Bilstein PSS9 rear shocks ()
stock 21mm front bar with poly bushings
stock 20mm rear bar with poly bushings

I recommend the poly bushings to everyone since the stock ones dont allow the bar to work properly as an anti-roll bar... they make them more of a third and fourth spring on each side...

Oh and I run in SM for other reasons. Not many SM cars in my region so I get bumped with the modded sti's and evo's .
Originally Posted by Dennis_Grant
Remember this list: Bilstein; Penske; Koni; Ohlins; Sachs; Dynamic Suspension.

Not on this list? Almost certainly crap.
SUV this!

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