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Old 03-06-2009, 07:35 PM   #1
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Do subaru impreza use the same supension as WRC impreza?

I have a friend said WRC impreza use the same supension as the STi. is it true? if so is the supension of the STi the same as regular impreza?

I also want to know if impreza 2.0L's supension is good or not.
and are they all use the same AWD system?

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STI has different suspension then the regular impreza
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STI has different suspension then the regular impreza
how about the AWD system?
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if you get above a 94 they do.. if not then the Ls dont
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im pretty sure that everything is better on the WRC car... i mean you couldnt build one for $35k could you ?
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well you never know...
if you have a STi it shouldn't be too bad...
because the AWD system is the same
so all you need is the roll cage, suspension and turbo intake header... and so on...
maybe you can...

i dono i just really like the subbi hatch.
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The impreza does have AWD, but its not the same as the STi, The STi has 3 limited slip diffs, one front, one rear, one at the center. Also it runs a better transmission 6spd, instead of 5. The STi aso has dccd, (drivers center controlled differential) which allows you to control how the torque is split between the front and rear diffs, as well as locking the diffs, for Rally type applications.
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The STI has a computerized center diff that you can put into different settings:
http://www.driveperformance.subaru.c.../blueprint.asp

The WRC car uses a more advanced and much more rugged unit that doesn't get featured in Subaru production.

WRXs and base Imprezas get a normal viscous LSD center diff.
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the one i am planning to get is the 2.0L Sportline
it is a 150 hp with a 5spd Dual-Range Manual Tranny
with Centre Differential with Viscous LSD and subaru dynamic control
which i think is enough and better than most of the AWD car out there
i think regular impreza and WRX are the same

just STi is different as below.
now they all have centre differential with viscous LSD but impreza is computerized and STi you can actually change it by the driver.

6 Speed Manual Transmission
Multi-Mode Driver's Control Centre Differential (which i think the the article talks about)
Multi-Mode Subaru Vehicle Dynamics Control (which i think the the article talks about)
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I'm still not sure what you mean when you ask is the suspension good or not. Will it be reliable and hold up? Yes of course.

Will it handle to your liking? Possibly. You'd have to test drive it to really know.
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