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Old 02-25-2009, 09:58 PM   #31
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I am going to have mine on the softest. The last one I did, they were on 4/8
thanks Mark you still did very well on your first Rally X though I may start with a 4/8 (F/R right?)
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Old 02-25-2009, 09:59 PM   #32
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thanks Mark you still did very well on your first Rally X though I may start with a 4/8 (F/R right?)
I would not start on full stiffness. I was just too lazy to change it.
1. You do not want to blow a strut.
2. IMO, you want a little body roll to get the car sideways.
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Old 02-25-2009, 10:02 PM   #33
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I would not start on full stiffness. I was just too lazy to change it.
1. You do not want to blow a strut.
2. IMO, you want a little body roll to get the car sideways.
Alright I forgot that 4/8 was the stiffest I haven't gotten mine yet I guess I'll go with 2/4 then and see what that nets me maybe even lower with 1/2 or something IDK I'll tinker during the Auto X then tinker some more during the Rally X. I would like to get more sideways
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Old 02-26-2009, 03:23 AM   #34
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At my last rally-x I liked my AGX's at 2/4 3 up front was too stiff,, lowering it to 2 helped the turn in feel and overall feel of the front end grip. I put it at 4 in the rear to balance the front setting. i was having no problem rotating with throttle inputs. But if I needed more rotation I could have cranked up the rear.

On snow this winter I set the AGX's to 1/2 If I make it to a winter rally-x I might try disconecting my swaybars.

the Team-O instructors told me the softer the better for snow. They said that stock impreza struts and springs with tiny or no swaybars would be better than my setup on snow.
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Old 02-26-2009, 09:29 AM   #35
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I would not start on full stiffness. I was just too lazy to change it.
1. You do not want to blow a strut.
2. IMO, you want a little body roll to get the car sideways.
Lol... I am too lazy as well. But you are actually less likely to blow a strut when it's set to full stiff from what I've been told.
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Old 03-08-2009, 11:15 AM   #36
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At my last rally-x I liked my AGX's at 2/4 3 up front was too stiff,, lowering it to 2 helped the turn in feel and overall feel of the front end grip. I put it at 4 in the rear to balance the front setting. i was having no problem rotating with throttle inputs. But if I needed more rotation I could have cranked up the rear.

On snow this winter I set the AGX's to 1/2 If I make it to a winter rally-x I might try disconecting my swaybars.

the Team-O instructors told me the softer the better for snow. They said that stock impreza struts and springs with tiny or no swaybars would be better than my setup on snow.

When it's dry out, I run 2 front, 5-6 rear. I recently found that this setup allows for very easy rotation with throttle input/LFB. Before, I had it on 1fr/4 rear and I found the car pushed a bit unless I stabbed the brakes hard. I also have a 20mm FSB, so that wasn't helping.
Full stiff will be too stiff for rallycross, and I don't believe the tires will stay in contact with the ground enough over the bumpy stuff or hard in turns.
Full soft will be too soft, and the car will be too wobbly. You don't want to rely purely on your springs to keep your car in shape. The car will feel sloppy.

When it's slightly soft out, I run 1-2fr/4-5 rear.
When its soupy out, I treat it like snow and go softer (1fr/3-4rear)


And yes. Softer is better for snow. Because of the lack of traction, having more independent suspension travel (no sway bars) will allow for more weight transfer and will help rotate the car easier.

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Old 03-10-2009, 08:25 PM   #37
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car/year- Subaru Impreza 2.5RS Coupe 1999

wheel/tire- six spoke Tire Rack wheels Blizzak REV01 205/55R16

suspension- KYB AGX/GC Springs Front 225 Rear 200

brakes- stock

engine- Rallitek Spark Plug wires

misc- WRX pedal covers, Prodrive Shift knob, OBX Sport Seats

favorite track/place to rally- So far I've only done 1 Rally X at C.O.R.E.

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Old 03-16-2009, 10:44 AM   #38
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renegade, you got the gc setup on the car!
how do you like it?
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Old 03-16-2009, 01:44 PM   #39
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renegade, you got the gc setup on the car!
how do you like it?
I love it so far worked really well during the auto x this past weekend now Saturday is our first Rally X of this season. I can't wait to try it out at CORE I had the AGXs at 3 front 6 rear. Came in 10th out of 13 drivers.
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Old 03-21-2009, 08:22 PM   #40
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car/year- Subaru Impreza 2.5RS Coupe 1999

wheel/tire- six spoke Tire Rack wheels Blizzak REV01 205/55R16

suspension- KYB AGX/GC Springs Front 225 Rear 200

brakes- stock

engine- Rallitek Spark Plug wires

misc- WRX pedal covers, Prodrive Shift knob, OBX Sport Seats

favorite track/place to rally- So far I've only done 1 Rally X at C.O.R.E.
well from everyone I talked to about the AGX/GC setup it is no joke. First Rally X running it and second event for myself. My friend who drove my car as well came in first in the Rally Prepared, I came in sixth in Rally Prepared. I hope to get that 20mm sway bar but realize that the best mod for any car is someone with experience and seat time, seat time, seat time.
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