Using Forester Springs/Struts/Shocks to lift 1st Gen Outbacks - Page 24 - Subaru Outback - Subaru Outback Forums
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post #231 of 232 (permalink) Old 03-21-2017, 12:32 AM
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Hey y'all. Found a lot of great info on this site, and this thread in particular. I just picked up a 98 Legacy (non-Outback) and will be lifting with '05 Forester struts/springs. I grabbed some 16" rims from an Outback at the junkyard, and am looking at 215/65/16 General Grabber tires to do some offroading. Anyone have this combo, and do you like it? Would you have done anything differently? Any larger sizes that don't hit the spring perch?

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post #232 of 232 (permalink) Old 07-20-2018, 02:22 PM
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Do the earlier than '04 Forester struts, both front and rear, keep a '96 Outback at stock height? bolt up without modification? do not need brake lines tied up?

In other words, are earlier than '04 Forester struts a "straight swap" replacement for '96 Outback?

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