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post #1 of 13 Old 04-26-2012, 09:33 PM Thread Starter
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Will just Strut Tower improve the handling on a 2012 WRX Sedan?
or would you recommend something different.
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A brace? A little, but in order to really improve, well the more ya spend the better you are.
The suspension list goes on and on and on. A strut bar is usually step one for most, but a lot of people just skip it and do sways, end links... the bigger more important nick knacks to really feel the difference.

This post is sure to get the attention of our suspension gurus, so keep posted

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I been reading and Whiteline comes up a lot in sways category so should I just follow the crowd?
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^Yes sir. From experience, depends if you are going to do the endlinks ALONG with the whitelines. Some have had luck with Kartboy endlinks, some have not.

Research what you want and what you want from your car (auto-x, track, drag, etc)

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That's one of the last braces you should get.
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Look at the design and how the engine is mounted in the subarus. A strut from what I have read, and talked to people personally, they noticed little to know difference with one. Start with sway bars if you want a stiffer, better handling car.

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Sweet...
I just went on the site and there is a lot there
Anyone knows exactly what i should get
I just looking to stiffen the car a big, body roll

Again TYVM guys
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Rear and front sways. Maybe 24mm (IMHO).

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sweet

ill write back after the install

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Strut bars are for cars with frame flex. Typically cars pre-dating unibody construction. Subaru's have particularly low frame flex even for a unibody car. It's a completely pointless mod.

Sway bars are actual suspension components, unlike a strut bar which is just frame stiffening.

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oki.. i honestly didn't know that

what is the difference between 22mm and 24mm sways
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what is the difference between 22mm and 24mm sways
This link should answer your question and then some: The OFFICIAL Swaybar & Endlink FAQ ! - NASIOC


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