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can i lower my suspension?


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#1 Buddy

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Posted 02 March 2005 - 11:45 PM

okay this thought has been flying around my brain for sometime. it's if i can lower the suspension on my 85' GL D/R 4WD wagon. i mean i'm putting a body kit later on but if i can lower it it be better.( better for street cruising ;) .) i'm just curious to know. (i'm not going to lower it. just pulling a subaru styles with it)

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Posted 03 March 2005 - 12:02 AM

(i'm not going to lower it. just pulling a subaru styles with it)


Not sure I understand... Styles DID lower his.....And since you already know that, your best bet may be to look at how he did it;)

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Posted 03 March 2005 - 12:08 AM

cause im bored tonight I'm going to start a FYI thread on lowering

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Posted 03 March 2005 - 12:14 AM

Not sure I understand... Styles DID lower his.....And since you already know that, your best bet may be to look at how he did it;)

alright i'll get in contact with him and ask him what i can do with my suby because i really like the way his suby looks. (looks really cool :cool: ).

#5 Buddy

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Posted 03 March 2005 - 12:18 AM

cause im bored tonight I'm going to start a FYI thread on lowering

alright i'll check that out. i'm looking into lowering my 85' GL wagon ( D/R 4WD) and i need help.

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Posted 03 March 2005 - 12:32 AM

Good place to start is here...

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Then on to this...
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And this...
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End result is this.

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Sprigs run $50-$100 depending on where you get them. Only real modifications needed are a little grinding on a piece of the front strut.. $.99 for a grinding disc for my angle grinder. A spring compressor is a good thing to have to take the original springs off, but there are other ways to do it. I always use the compressor because they can be rented at autozone for nothing.

I'm sure Brad's write up will be more in depth than mine, but that should get you started.

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Posted 03 March 2005 - 12:53 AM

hey buddy..

here you go
http://www.ultimates...ead.php?t=31804

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Posted 03 March 2005 - 05:40 AM

Wow, beautiful white wagon!

Can you take a few pictures of your wagon with a beautiful background, because I want a picture of it for my desktop!

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Posted 03 March 2005 - 06:59 AM

looks interesting

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Posted 03 March 2005 - 12:06 PM

Wow, beautiful white wagon!

Can you take a few pictures of your wagon with a beautiful background, because I want a picture of it for my desktop!

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Thanks

I'll see what I can do. North Texas is a little lacking in scenery, but I'm sure I can find something.

What you don't like my garage thats piled with crap?;)

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Posted 03 March 2005 - 09:38 PM

hey buddy..

here you go
http://www.ultimates...ead.php?t=31804

hey thanks man.;) i'll ckeck that out and do my research on where to find the parts that are needed. i'm also doing the 5 lug conversion. what parts do you recommend? XT6 parts or legacy/impreza parts




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