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Yes I have 1" trailing arm spacers, PM me for details
Cool!

Now I just have to decide whether I want to bother with trailing arm spacers for my modest 1" lift. (Having to do major work on engine right now, so budget is FUBAR already. )

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You're right NachaLuva, I was thinking about limiting full extension and mixed the words.
Let me get the terms straight then. "Droop" and "full extension" are the same then. And the opposite of that would be compression. Right?
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Now I just have to decide whether I want to bother with trailing arm spacers for my modest 1" lift. (Having to do major work on engine right now, so budget is FUBAR already. )
Usually not needed unless you're running big tyres & need them centred

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Let me get the terms straight then. "Droop" and "full extension" are the same then. And the opposite of that would be compression. Right?
Yep, that's pretty much spot on
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Let me get the terms straight then. "Droop" and "full extension" are the same then. And the opposite of that would be compression. Right?
I understand that droop is the rod travel from ride height to full extension and full extension is....full extension

But english is not my usual language...
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Usually not needed unless you're running big tyres & need them centred
Thanks! That makes sense. I was looking at a sideways picture of the Forester that I took recently. My tires are Yoko Geo A-T/S in stock size, and it doesn't look too bad. Rear tire is slightly forward, and front tire is slightly towards back in wheel well. With the A-T/S, I've always had a bit of rubbing in front on full lock. But that's only noticeable when parallel parking, thus inconsequential.

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I understand that droop is the rod travel from ride height to full extension and full extension is....full extension

But english is not my usual language...
That's even more detailed an explanation. Now it all fits together.

Speaking of languages, I've been meaning to say it's cool to know there are a bunch of lifted Foresters around Geneva. I grew up in German-speaking Zurich, where there were a lot of Subarus. And my mother's family is from Lyon (thus French speaking). So we used to drive through Geneva a lot on our way between Zurich and Lyon.
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Does anyone have the trailing Arm drawings?
I have a 2.5" Custom strut spacer.
Planning on doing my own Trailing arm spacers to add bigger tires.
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G'day & Welcome!

There's pics of the build for mine here: https://offroadsubarus.com/showthread.php?t=1162
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thanks, for the pics in that thread.

Is it possible to share more information?

I have a 2.5" strut increase, so how much will the trailing arm spacer will need to be? Kinda looks like 1.5"?

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I have a 2.5" strut increase, so how much will the trailing arm spacer will need to be?
Ideally you want to match the trailing arm spacers to the lift, but it can be a little less. So for a 2.5" lift, do 2" or 2.5" TA spacers
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