Visual Guide to Legacy Suspension Component Swaps

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Visual Guide to Legacy Suspension Component Swaps

Post by Legacy777 » Wed Feb 23, 2011 9:09 pm

This thread is meant to provide a visual guide of what different model Legacies look like with different suspension components, i.e. springs, struts, wheels, tires, etc.

Please follow the below format for each post, and do not post questions and other comments in this thread.

Car Year:
Model:
AWD/FWD:
Struts:
Springs:
Camber Plates/Kits:
Tire Size:
Notes:

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I will be adding this thread to the Suspension Sticky Compilation Thread. Please thank subaru_styles for the great idea!
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Re: Visual Guide to Legacy Suspension Component Swaps

Post by subaru_styles » Wed Feb 23, 2011 9:16 pm

Car Year: 1994
Model: ss
AWD/FWD: awd
Struts: JDM V7 sedan (bugeye gd)
Springs: jdm V7 pinks (bugeye gd)
Camber Plates/Kits: rear camber bolts
Tire Size: 215 45 17
Notes:

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1994 SS "JDM-OEM"

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Re: Visual Guide to Legacy Suspension Component Swaps

Post by Legacy777 » Wed Feb 23, 2011 9:19 pm

Car Year: 1990
Model: Legacy L
AWD/FWD: AWD (Converted from FWD)
Struts: 1992-1994 KYB AGX Adjustable Struts
Springs: 1990-1991 Whiteline Control Springs
Camber Plates/Kits: Whiteline Adjustable Rear Lateral Links
Tire Size: 205/50 R16
Notes: STi Hardened Mounts Front & Rear

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Re: Visual Guide to Legacy Suspension Component Swaps

Post by MikeyMeyagi » Thu Feb 24, 2011 1:29 am

Car Year: 1994
Model: Legacy Mi
AWD/FWD: awd
Struts: Zeal
Springs: Zeal 8k front 6k rear
Camber Plates/Kits: zeal front camber plates, cusco rear camber plates
Tire Size: 245-40-17
Notes: Minor fender work in rear to accommodate tires
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Re: Visual Guide to Legacy Suspension Component Swaps

Post by beatersubi » Thu Feb 24, 2011 1:55 am

Car Year: 1994
Model: Legacy L
AWD/FWD: awd
Struts: KYB GR2
Springs: '95 Impreza wagon
Tire Size: 205/50/16
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Car Year: 1995
Model: Legacy L
AWD/FWD: awd
Struts: '04 STi
Springs: '04 STi
Tire Size: 205/55/16
Notes: '05 WRX rear tophats, settled ~1/2" lower
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Re: Visual Guide to Legacy Suspension Component Swaps

Post by speedmaxx » Thu Feb 24, 2011 3:29 am

Car Year: 1993
Model: Legacy L
AWD/FWD: awd
Struts: KYB GR2 92-94 legacy
Springs: H&R lowing springs 90-99 legacy
Camber Plates/Kits: godspeed adjustable rear lateral links
Tire Size: 215/40 17s
notes: cut inner rear fenders


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93 legacy l
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Re: Visual Guide to Legacy Suspension Component Swaps

Post by subaru_styles » Thu Feb 24, 2011 4:00 am

lets make sure to be more detailed with your struts and springs to make this thread more usefull :wink:

example

struts: KYB's 93-01 impreza
springs: eibach pro kit 04+ impreza
1994 SS "JDM-OEM"

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Re: Visual Guide to Legacy Suspension Component Swaps

Post by kleinkid » Thu Feb 24, 2011 5:21 am

Josh--did you post a pic in your post?

Edit--Oops, we bad. Josh got his picture up. Such a good looking car.
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Re: Visual Guide to Legacy Suspension Component Swaps

Post by kimokalihi » Thu Feb 24, 2011 6:20 am

Not supposed to be any comments :)
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Re: Visual Guide to Legacy Suspension Component Swaps

Post by Tommio RS » Sat Feb 26, 2011 5:52 pm

Car Year: 1993
Model: SS
AWD/FWD: AWD
Struts: KYB GR2
Springs: H&R
Camber Plates/Kits: None
Tire Size: 185/60R15
Notes: Stock top hats. Camber is pinned in the front. Trying to were out those dam tires!

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Re: Visual Guide to Legacy Suspension Component Swaps

Post by CFK » Sat Feb 26, 2011 6:34 pm

Car Year: 1992
Model: SS
AWD/FWD: AWD
Struts: 05 STI
Springs: 05 STI Pinks
Camber Plates/Kits: None
Tire Size: 195/60R15
Notes: 05 STI was 5x114 and required modification on fronts & for the rear I used the STI tophats and slotted the body mounting points.

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Re: Visual Guide to Legacy Suspension Component Swaps

Post by jamal » Sat Feb 26, 2011 10:50 pm

Car Year: 1993
Model: L
AWD/FWD: AWD
Struts: 04 STi
Springs: 04 STi
Camber Plates/Kits: rear bolts and slotted front struts
Tire Size: 225/50-16
Notes: used 04 rear tops and slotted the holes in the shock tower. Quite a bit of work required to get a decent alignment. More info here:
http://bbs.legacycentral.org/viewtopic.php?t=22575
http://bbs.legacycentral.org/viewtopic.php?t=28821

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Re: Visual Guide to Legacy Suspension Component Swaps

Post by Anders Bruun » Sat Apr 09, 2011 8:56 pm

Car Year: 1993
Model: Legacy 2,0 wagon
AWD/FWD: FWD
Struts: Tein Superstreet GC8 coilovers.
Springs:
Camber Plates/Kits: Eibach rear camber bolts.
Tire Size: 205/55-16 on GC8 Impreza GT/STi wheels.
Notes: Converted to awd rear hubs/brakes.

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Re: Visual Guide to Legacy Suspension Component Swaps

Post by kimokalihi » Sun Apr 17, 2011 5:57 am

Car Year: 1991
Model: Legacy SS
AWD/FWD: AWD
Struts: Tein Type HT Gymkhana Master Coilovers
Springs: Tein 8K Front, 6K Rear
Camber Plates/Kits: Tein Camber Plates Front and Rear
Tire Size: General Exclaim UHP 225/45/17
Wheels: Rota DPT 17x8 +45 Offset
Notes: Rubs slightly on hard cornering in the front with it lowered this much. Still could go an inch or so lower if the wires were stock width. Fenders rolled.


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Re: Visual Guide to Legacy Suspension Component Swaps

Post by Redlined » Sat Sep 03, 2011 8:56 pm

Car Year: 1993
Model: Sport Sedan
AWD/FWD: AWD
Struts: KYB AGX Adgustable
Springs: Whiteline GroundControl
Tire Size: 205/50/16
Notes: Front springs required GC impreza top spring hats. cost like $15 and went right into place with no modification, Struts where kinda anemic for the springs and need to be ran at full damp, which ruins the usefullness of adjustable dampners.


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Same setup with 215 40 17 gforce sport on 17x7 Prodrive p1s

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Re: Visual Guide to Legacy Suspension Component Swaps

Post by WRXish » Thu Jul 28, 2016 10:44 pm

Legacy777 wrote:Car Year: 1990
Model: Legacy L
AWD/FWD: AWD (Converted from FWD)
Struts: 1992-1994 KYB AGX Adjustable Struts
Springs: 1990-1991 Whiteline Control Springs
Camber Plates/Kits: Whiteline Adjustable Rear Lateral Links
Tire Size: 205/50 R16
Notes: STi Hardened Mounts Front & Rear

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I love the light gold color on that car. beautiful Josh. Appears to be a very straight body on it. What a cherry! :)

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Re: Visual Guide to Legacy Suspension Component Swaps

Post by Legacy777 » Mon Aug 01, 2016 6:22 pm

WRXish wrote:I love the light gold color on that car. beautiful Josh. Appears to be a very straight body on it. What a cherry! :)
Thanks!! I really appreciate it!
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Re: Visual Guide to Legacy Suspension Component Swaps

Post by Bobsaget » Sat Oct 08, 2016 6:39 am

Car Year: 1994
Model: L
AWD/FWD: AWD
Struts: 1998 Legacy Outback, KYB GR-2
Springs: Stock '94 Legacy
Camber Plates/Kits: None.
Tire Size: 205/70/r15
Notes: installed a rear sway bar from '98 Legacy Outback as well.

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Re: Visual Guide to Legacy Suspension Component Swaps

Post by beatersubi » Tue Nov 22, 2016 1:59 am

1993
L
AWD
'04 WRX KYB GR-2 struts
'04 STi pink springs
205/55r16 tires
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It handles well (with the help of WRX front and Whiteline rear swaybars) but the springs are a bit much for the dampers. I might pick up a set of AGX for them.
93 legacy wagon L, 22T swapped (TW imitator) now with five forward speeds.
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Re: Visual Guide to Legacy Suspension Component Swaps

Post by Pntaste4evr99 » Thu Feb 02, 2017 2:39 am

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94 SS
RS 6 spokes with bfg sport comps 2
225/50/16
Tein coilovers
Negative 1 camber all around
Etc
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