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Unread 25th February 2018, 07:12 AM
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I would get #2 !
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Unread 25th February 2018, 08:40 AM
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Well you and I have nearly the same car
So a little bit higher in the rear you think ?
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I would get #2 !
So would I.
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Unread 25th February 2018, 09:23 AM
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Hey Kevin

Thanks for your advice

Ive Pm'd NachaLuva

Hopfully he's available this wednesday

Fingers crossed

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4# 2.5" front & 3" rear with 3" rear trailing arms

Im thinking #4 would be amazing clearance but would have issues with CV boots wearing which i don't want.

What you guys think?

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#4 has done me well so far. But.. I do need to replace a CV boot (and associated strut!). I'm pretty sure the boot is original (have had a couple done over the years, so not entirely sure.
I don't believe that the boot has failed any quicker due to the lift, but that is just a guess - I've only done about 4k since putting in the lift though.

Be aware - anything above #1 isn't legal without it being approved and a modification plate attaached, and thus voids all insurance afaik (IANAL)

If anyone can point me in the direction of getting mine legal, that would be great!
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Unread 25th February 2018, 05:58 PM
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Hey Ben
how long have you had your lift kit?
and is it a subieliftoz kit ?
and in the whole time you've had the lift you haven't had to replace any boots so far ?

cheers mate

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Hey Ben
how long have you had your lift kit?
Only about 4,000kms (put in late last year). well over half of that is on the bitumen (probably about 3/4)

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and is it a subieliftoz kit ?
Damn straight it is

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and in the whole time you've had the lift you haven't had to replace any boots so far ?
This is the first one since the lift. The inner front left was done when we put the lift in (pretty sure it was front left anyway) I do tend to take things pretty easy when off road - slow and steady is my motto, in the theory that less will break. I've taken it over some pretty awesome terrain though. Haven't dented my bash plate yet, but have given it a couple of knocks to give you some idea of the stuff I'm going over.
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Unread 25th February 2018, 07:23 PM
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ive heard of people fitting bigger cv boots to prolong the wearing
maybe something you could look into for your next cv boot change?
awesome that you can review the subieliftoz kit for me tho
not that it needs one

Ive taken my standard foz through some white knuckle tracks, so i can't imagine where you've gone with a 3" lift lol

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cool sound but its not your sound just some foresters. but its sounds amazing. similar as mine just slightly diff tone and not so loud inside
and 2'' lift is perfectly enough. still i would think its more about what size and what rims you will put with it. so it would have cool look.
so its not legal where you live ? but if you pass MOT test means its legal for roads no ? because if MOT says car is good for roads meaning it is good, kinda .
about 2'' and 2.5'' lifts i think cars could go through same places both just to choose right path for yourself, maybe little diff angle and such and you good. choosing stronger CV's as from wrx its more expencive and later to change them again will cost more. so if its worth the price for higher lift and later looking for more rare and expensive parts.
im more then happy with my 2'' lift and how those CV holds up. i just changed them couple times now and to used OEM ones. so that's pretty cheap too for me. if i would need to look for some wrx CV's that would be pain to find them and cost lot more
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Unread 26th February 2018, 04:38 AM
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hey scalman
im not sure what you mean by "its not my sound" lol
i bought it so it is my sound hahahahaha

I wouldn't look to upgrade my cv's, only my Cv boots as thats what most people need to replace after a lift from what ive read.

a lot of people have the lift kit illegally here so that doesn't bother me

I think most people get the 2" x 2.5" because then they can carry more weight without sagging the rear end while off road which i will need considering all the crap i take with me lol

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