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I’ve asked this before without any real awnsers but I’m looking to make my car better suspension wise other than coil overs what would you recommend?
 

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Define "better," what's your budget, and what do you intend to use the car for?
 

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It’s my daily I just want something that’s a little better than oem but reliable as well
 

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Do you want your suspension to be stiffer, lower, raised. How many miles are on your current suspension? How much are you looking to spend for a "better" suspension or upgrade - what's your budget? The KYB GR2 replacement shocks are 15-20% stiffer than the OEM Suby shocks and are a direct replacement
 

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KYB GR2 struts are my recommendation as well. I would recommend buying new instead of used.
 

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OEM should be fine. I always reuse mine unless I swap them out. The only vehicles I've swapped springs on were my WRX and now my RS, but it wasn't necessary, it was simply a performance upgrade.
 

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Okay noted and orderEd I had one starting to go anyways, what do you guys think for control arms? Mine are slightly bent I’ve been meaning to replace but it’s so little bent I was still having good alignment, anything else that would improve it other than sway bars? I got some I’m waiting on
 

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I don't really see control arms as a "handling" upgrade. If they are bent I would probably replace them with stock ones.
 

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Jesus, if you that your control arms are bent then definitely replace those at the same time you're replacing the front struts.
 

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Yep the chassis strengthening is amazing. My swapped gf8 has entire white line bushings front to back, bc coilovers, and 22mm front and rear sway bars. It's amazing
 
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