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Unread 17th May 2018, 08:20 AM
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Default L-Series Lift?

I have recently been given a Subaru L-Series and plan to modify it (of course). I don't have any photos yet, I should have it at my house in about 1 week.

Now for the reason im posting this, one of the first major modifications I would like to do is a 2-3 inch lift but I don't know where to buy one. Preferably delivery as any Subaru mod place would probably be too far to drive.

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@NachaLuva is your man, SubieLiftOz.
Can't go wrong.
Is it going on the road again? coz 2" is about as high as you can go without getting a Mod plate (up here in QLD anyway)
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It will hopefully be road registered. SubieLiftOz has got 1st and 2nd gen Liberty lift but i'm not sure if that will fit the older L-Series.

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This is mine 3 inch body lift 35 tyres on 14 s was street driven in NSW for a few years the odd off road run was unstoppable I did have to run bolts through the floor to hold the torsion bars as it tore the factory mounts though the plus was through over engineering this mounting point the wandering at 80-100 kmh that plagues the lifted l series went away and made it stable at any speed could push it through corners without issue its now in qld have retired it to a property vehicle it was a great daily driver and would go anywhere with as good or better ground clearance than a cruiser or hilux

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Nice looking beast
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Pearl blue matt black ,the engine I still this clean after 5000 km since pulling it out of my spare car done the 500+ km run from NSW to qld without an issue a mate built the car up originally to learn mechanics and I bought it from him and finished off the body it could do with a new set of front coils to lift the front back to full height though the huge steel flares do hide the height of the lift ,I wasn't into 4cyl or Japanese cars till my mate got me to help him with this one and it impressed me its not super quick but once its up there it showed the tail lights to a few later subies as well as the lift its got a 2into 2n1/4 system king springs the bash plate at the front still a couple of improvements I'd still like to do to improve the basic lift kit to make it bullet proof though its a great little 4x for feeding through the narrow tracks loves mud . lift yours do the beefed up mods and you'll be pleased with the results this old girl has 400000 + on the body I've had to strengthen a few mounting points with 16 guage plate but made a huge difference

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great to see those old beasts still kicking
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I've been thinking of putting flares on mine for exactly the same reason, to hide the lift a bit.

Go no idea how to go about it without it looking awful though.
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I cheated a bit the flares were actually of a previous lowered V8 VB commodore I had back in the 90s unfortunately the north coast rust got the better of the car though the flares were still fine my mate always lusted after the pair of front guards I'd saved from the project so once I took the Subie project on I cut the flares out of the commodore guards then removed the arch from the Subie fitted the flares then folded the lip out on the rear guards and attached the front arches to the lip giving an extra 2 inches of steel to massage into shape you can see the difference between stock and mine in the shot with the spare car also shows the amount of lift the wheel tyre combo achieves there's another 3inches there. In the past I've beaten the upper section of the arches then cut up the front n rear of the arch and added a triangle of 20 guage then shaped this the extra steel does save a bit of serious beating to get the desired size

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