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post #1 of 23 (permalink) Old 11-20-2012, 10:23 PM Thread Starter
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Baja struts on outback?

I am new to subarus just got my outback the 16th of november this year so i have some things i need ti fix on it before it becomes fully running.. like the broken springs..

i came across something that i cant find again mentioning stock baja struts provides more lift then the stockers. I was just wondering if swapping in stock springs(or baja) and struts would lift it some or should i just get some quick struts and go from there.....
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Maybe someone lowered their outback that has the strut assembly laying around i could buy???
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I thought the Baja and Outback struts were the same (or so close there wouldn't be a noticeable difference) and the springs made the height difference. I could be wrong there.

KYB GR2 struts with Baja and H6 springs are a good idea since you have an H4 (as 1 Lucky Texan posted). I went with GR2s and King Springs because I have the H6, which is heavier than the H4 Outback or Baja. Got about an inch of lift out of that combination, so the lowest point (exhaust pipe near the rear diff) is 9" off the ground now.

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I thought the Baja and Outback struts were the same (or so close there wouldn't be a noticeable difference) and the springs made the height difference. I could be wrong there.

KYB GR2 struts with Baja and H6 springs are a good idea since you have an H4 (as 1 Lucky Texan posted). I went with GR2s and King Springs because I have the H6, which is heavier than the H4 Outback or Baja. Got about an inch of lift out of that combination, so the lowest point (exhaust pipe near the rear diff) is 9" off the ground now.
Thats why i wasnt sure . I probably wasnt finding anything cause i was searching baja struts lol. Thanks!

My front springs are shot do you know anyone lowing their car with new struts and shocks that would sell the stock setup?
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What would using springs from an 05 auto turbo baja get me?
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My front springs are shot do you know anyone lowing their car with new struts and shocks that would sell the stock setup?
If you buy me Baja springs, you can have my Outback springs FOR FREE

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What would using springs from an 05 auto turbo baja get me?
If you've got a H4, then Baja Turbo springs will net you around 1.5" of lift or so. 1 Lucky Texan linked my thread above in which I used H6 springs to achieve just about the same lift, and I'm sorry my pictures in that thread don't work! If I knew where I had saved the pictures I would have put them back up...sorry. Good luck..

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If you've got a H4, then Baja Turbo springs will net you around 1.5" of lift or so. 1 Lucky Texan linked my thread above in which I used H6 springs to achieve just about the same lift, and I'm sorry my pictures in that thread don't work! If I knew where I had saved the pictures I would have put them back up...sorry. Good luck..
well i understand the lift but i thought u needed springs from the 06 turbo 5 speed. And i found an 05 turbo auto for 100 bucks for the springs lol
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