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STI rear suspension links.
They look identical to stock arms except for the little STI stickers



Stock rear suspension links before removable



Removing stock parts



Sti rear suspension links installed



4 Wheel Re-Alignment



4 Wheel Re-Alignment

Result & Conclusion:

To be continued.......:)
 

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Is it to stiffen or add more articulation to the joints? What gave you the idea and how much did it cost? Like the gold rims what shop is that as well?
 

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It supposedly helps the rear end feel more responsive and lively in a corner without effecting ride quality. I can vouch for the ride quality part, but I haven't have a chance to drive it hard to feel the handling difference yet.

The retail price is 42,000 JPN dollars, or about $600 USD.

The shop is in Taipei, Taiwan.

The rim is actually not gold in color, it is powder coated with matte brown texture.



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Lol I should look where your posting at next time .... have you looked into STI Control arms in the front as well,hear that helps a lot as well

OAKOS Automotive - STi & WRX Performance Parts: STi Aluminum Control Arm Kit, '02-'03 WRX Sedan

This might not fit your persay but gives you an idea

Already done..front & rear..:cool:

http://www.subaruoutback.org/forums/81-wheels-tires-brakes-suspension/48287-koni-adjustable-yellows-installed-2007-outback-3-0r.html

The rear alluminum suspension makes more difference since they are 9lbs lighter per side.
The front alluminum suspension is only 1lb lighter per side.

I have now replaced the ZEROSPEED LCA solid rubber bushing I bought from Japan (but not sure where they were made) with Taiwan-made HARDRACE LCA solid rubber bushings.

I have found that the ZEROSPEED LCA bushing from Japan transmits too much NVH to my liking (my 19 inch wheels/tire combo sure doesn't help) to the point where I have removed all CUSCO suspension braces (front upper strut bar /front lower subframe brace /rear lower subframe brace) to reduce the NVH.

The HARDRACE LCA Bushing is a nicer compromise between ride and steering response/feel so I am sticking to HARDRACE units.
 
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