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post #1 of 6 Old 01-25-2009, 12:18 PM Thread Starter
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Need Advice Sways/Springs

Ok so here we go.. Im looking for a nice setup consisting of front and rear sways and some lowering springs. Question is which springs would work best with stock struts? also which mm sways would suit me good? Ive read up on some different setups but cant really come to a conclusion. I wont be autocrossing with my car I just want a nice street setup.
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COBB supposedly works with the stock struts!
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Ive heard the same thing, Ive also heard that the sti springs work also. Im just not sure about the sways and what thickness to go with, along with the endlinks and camber bolts for the springs
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pick up the cobb stage 1 suspension kit includes the front and rear sway bars. since your not going to be autocrossing it. don't get the rear adjustable brackets. Per some of the write ups that i have seen on this forum. the stock struts will not handle lowering springs well. they will go out twice as fast. so depending on road conditions and how you drive it. that could be measured in years. lol
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The Cobb springs in the past (02-07 springs) did not work well with the stock struts..the drop is a bit too low and will cause them to fail quicker.

Swift makes a very high quality spring that will increase handling and are correctly dampened to work with the stock struts:

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As for the sways. For a DD I would go with Whiteline (22 or 24mm front / 22mm adj rear) or the cobb sways. Also, some Whiteline endlinks front/rear (Kartboy does not have links for the 08+ yet) and some camber bolts for the rear (to help w/alignment).

I would email the guys at TIC, as they really know suspension and they will point you in the right direction:

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Thanks guys I will look into the Swift springs, tired of the rex sitting up so high lol. And Ill shoot the guys at TIC an email to see what they would have in mind. Thanks again
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