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What should I do with my car???

  • keep it droped

    Votes: 22 55.0%
  • lift it back up

    Votes: 14 35.0%
  • sell it and start over

    Votes: 4 10.0%

  • Total voters
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I have not posted recent pics of my car, it now has 17 inch wheels and is lowered. I have three choices I'm debating-
1 leave it lowered and finish setting it up for handling.

2 Raise it again, but do it better, real rally tires and real
suspension.

3 Sell it and get a 2001 legacy gt stick and turbo it. Most likely
start looking for an old impreza to build. (rally style)

What do you guys think, I want to here your opinions!!!
 

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Man, that seems like too much work done to just sell it and start over, but those Legacy GT's have been calling my name as well.

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what about the new fast legacy? the one like the B4, that they're thinking about introducing? Sean, I think you know which one I'm talking about? That guy from FHI mentioned it to me at the EVOC, and I talked to you at the Suby Specialties meet... I love the look of those things.
 

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I almost sold my RS for a Legacy, until I realized I wouldn't have enough $$ to make the Legacy fast. It's up to you man, Legacy's are nice though.
 

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TMR Impreza said:
wrap it around a tree. Then start over on a legacy.
Then where's your legacy??? Oh wait I didn't you mean lexus ;) ...

I say go full rally since your already most the way there.
 

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What do you want to do with it? Road race or rally race? Kind of hard to vote on what you should do with it when we don't know whatyou want to use it for. Me, personally, I would go with a more rally setup.
 

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Depends on what you want from the car. Rally yet a coilover system if you want it for street applications then just tune it up more.
Alex

Looks Sweet, i would not sell it!!!
 

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when you got the AGX's how high did you raise your car so not to damage it jumping...
Also how bad did it handle being so much higher durring agressive street use?

btw your car looks great! I love it. I wish I could buy it! I say keep it and make it handel insane style!
 

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Thanks doc.

It was about 1.5 inchs higher than stock.
I was amazed by how well the agx's handled the jumping.
After beating the car up for over a year the back struts were only slightly bent. The struts are still in the car today and working well.
 

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Hey man, can I tell you one thing....I want to do with my car what your doing with yours!
Question: raing your car that much. How has it compermised your street revenge driving. IE: takign turns hard and all of that. I mean froma stock rs setup does your car feel alot more roll? do you feel less grip? Because I would love to jump my car yet I still wanna auto-x my local street cones. (all jokes ofcourse:D )
 

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DOC,

Putting the cage in made a huge differance. the stiffer chassis lets the suspension do it job much better. With the car raised and no flex the car handles very good. You can throw the car into a controllable drift very easially with the softer rally tires. Once you learn how to use this to your advantage you can make the car handle as good as you have the nerve to drive it. I could corner as fast as I can now(with it lowered) as when it was raised. It was just funner then because It would be in a drift. I got a ticket once for turning right while doing a 55mph drift. He wrote me up for exeb. of speed because he thought I had burned out around the corner.


YOU DON'T HAVE TO LOWER YOUR CAR TO THE GROUND JUST TO MAKE IT HANDLE BETTER!!!!

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Well I am not going to put in a roll cage. I don't got that kinda cash. and also I would want to use my backseats and stuff :)
 
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