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post #1 of 3 Old 03-18-2009, 05:12 PM Thread Starter
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I'm gathering parts for a suspension swap on my 2007 WRX wagon. Here's are parts so far:
RCE front camber plates (lowering type): on 12 week backorder !Cry!
Koni inserts
02-04 JDM version 8 STi Tarmacs springs
Takeoff struts from a 03 wagon

So my first question is about my rear top hats. I want to run Group N but they look so much diffrent than the stock ones off the 03 struts. Will they work with the springs I have?

Second question. Do I have to run the dust boots? I figure it is a good idea to run them, but the ones off the takeoffs are all rotten and cracked. Where can I find new ones? I live in Albuquerque but do alot of driving on salt covered winter roads in Northern New Mexico and Southern Colorado.

Thanks, Derek
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You definitely want dust shields. If you can't locate any at a parts store get them from the dealer. Don't cheap out on the boots and ruin your expensive suspension parts.

As long as the springs are made for a 02-03 and the top hats are for 02-03 they should fit. Remember the picture may not match the actual part.
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