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#26 Crawlerdan

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Posted 22 January 2011 - 07:47 PM

ok guys- i have three sets of spacers in my hands now- i need to move them

one set has a blemish, but is still structurally perfect- ill let that set go for 120.00 shipped

the other two sets are 149.99

remember- prices after this run will likey go up:banana:

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Posted 23 January 2011 - 11:30 AM

how did you measure the 4" difference? with only a 1" block, that would mean you gained 3" from the forester struts alone? That sounds like a lot....



3 inches is about right. . .

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Posted 27 January 2011 - 11:34 AM

sounds like a wheeling trip in the near future

#29 Crawlerdan

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Posted 29 January 2011 - 09:32 PM

ok, only have two sets left on this run

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Posted 02 February 2011 - 04:41 PM

I have been considering a lift for my 98 Legacy for awhile, will these fit the 98?
Also what is the difference in using shocks/struts from the Outback in comparison with the Forester?

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#31 Crawlerdan

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Posted 02 February 2011 - 07:02 PM

the front will work, the rears would need to have the hole elongated, or new holes drilled, very easy to do

outback/forester struts are the same, forester springs however offer a slightly higher spring rate

#32 Crawlerdan

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Posted 05 February 2011 - 05:29 PM

installed the kit on a customers 94, turned out awesome, no camber change

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#33 Gloyale

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Posted 10 February 2011 - 11:42 AM


outback/forester struts are the same, forester springs however offer a slightly higher spring rate


There are some real differences Forrester v. OUtback struts, springs, and tophats.

Outback struts are 3/4 inch longer from bottom to spring perch.

Putting Forrester struts alone on a Legacy will result in saggy rear end. You need Forrester tophats (taller) or just go with Outback struts.

Best recipe is for even a bit more lift, 96-99 Outback struts, Outback springs. Forrester Tophats.

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Posted 11 February 2011 - 12:50 PM

Thanks for the info! What year Forester tophats do I have to stick with?

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Posted 16 February 2011 - 09:24 PM

if these work on a 97 outback sport,i am interested.i really need to lift my girl for the snow and ice.

#36 Crawlerdan

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Posted 16 February 2011 - 09:34 PM

the fronts are a direct fit, but the rears require a little work with a dremil, ive done it, not too bad

#37 Crawlerdan

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Posted 29 March 2011 - 07:49 PM

i have kits for sale again-

1 inch for 1st gen legacies with hardware
and 2nd gen also now

174.99 per kit

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Posted 08 May 2011 - 10:17 PM

i have another run of spacers coming soon, this will be the third set of 10 ive had made, already have 20 sets on the road and happy

still 174.99 a set

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Posted 11 February 2012 - 09:36 PM

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Posted 13 February 2012 - 09:50 AM

I made my own this weekend...even had the kids help by sanding the burrs off. Total cost with hardware was $36. Wish I would have seen this sooner though. I would have gladly paid the extra just to be able to bolt something on versus 4 hrs of fab time, HDPE shavings everywhere, and smashing my hand a couple of times while drilling the center hole before I got smart and made a jig.:banghead:

#41 JacksonRally

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Posted 14 February 2012 - 12:27 PM

First post says no one makes these??? I've been making them for a few years now.

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Posted 15 April 2012 - 08:45 PM

First post says no one makes these??? I've been making them for a few years now.


I am looking for a set of 4 for my 92 Legacy wagon. What's your cost?

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Posted 02 January 2014 - 10:38 PM

Does anyone know how much per inch the upper tower angle offset would be for 0 Camber on installation?






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