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    front strut bar....and rear strut stuff

    my cousin might give me a front strut bar if it fits

    he had it on his impreza so would it fit on my gt?

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    Quote Originally Posted by chuckthefuk
    what kind of impreza?

    what kind of legacy do you have.


    If you have a 95-99 legacy and its a 95-01 impreza then yes it will fit.

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    thanks man...thats just what i wanna hear


    he has a 95 impreza and i have a 98 gt

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    sry to thread hijack but i have a VERY similar question

    http://www.rallitek.com/swbarkitfr.html
    http://www.rallitek.com/cufrstbr.html

    work on a bd legacy ?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Grafton
    sry to thread hijack but i have a VERY similar question

    http://www.rallitek.com/swbarkitfr.html
    No, the rear sway bar will hit the spare wheel well.
    Yes, GC front strut tower bars will work.

    For example:



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    There are two styles for the strut brace. If you want bolt on and no modification you should use the flat style below.


    Tall style - GReddy (tripple tube design) GC8 strut bar


    Flat Style - Carbon Fiber FHI GC8 strut bar.




    Also just to add, at the moment only cusco makes the rear strut bar - brace.

    02+ WRX rear strut bar will also fit but is not bolt on. You must modify the strut tower for the bar to fit. But as far as mounting points they should all line up.


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    There is also the Ebay strut bars(which I havent gotten yet, evil UPS) Ill get pics on them when I get them.

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    what about the gc rear bars do they fit as well . lower h brace would that fit ?
    if i got in a drunk driving accident it would because my liver shut down on me while i was driving , not because i was intoxicated .

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    The rear strut towers are the same as the 02+ WRX, you can use that bar. A GC8 rear bar won't work.

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    ok....thanks...his is adjustable he said

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    got me a jdm sus tech bar today . i need a outback wagon front sway bar and a rear strut tower bar .
    if i got in a drunk driving accident it would because my liver shut down on me while i was driving , not because i was intoxicated .

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    Quote Originally Posted by Grafton
    sry to thread hijack but i have a VERY similar question

    http://www.rallitek.com/swbarkitfr.html
    http://www.rallitek.com/cufrstbr.html

    work on a bd legacy ?
    Also what will work on my BG?
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    *any* gc8 impreza front sturt bar will fit.

    BD front end = BG/BK front end. there the same.

    The sway bars are different. You need legacy specific sways, unless you want to cut out your spare tire well.

    BD = BD/BG (the rear end is a bit different between the BD and BG/BK)

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    I'll be removing the spare tire well anyways since I'm going with a full size spare. I just need to know what parts will fit my BG as far as sways and strut bars on both front and rear.
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    Quote Originally Posted by chuckthefuk
    Tall style - GReddy (tripple tube design) GC8 strut bar
    Dont get that, the bonnet wont close unless you put spacers on them.


    I am using the GC8 CF front strut bar, So confirmed. It will work

    Huffer is using bugeye [02-04 impreza] rear strut bars, so that is confirmed to work.
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    Quote Originally Posted by subba
    Quote Originally Posted by chuckthefuk
    Tall style - GReddy (tripple tube design) GC8 strut bar
    Dont get that, the bonnet wont close unless you put spacers on them.


    I am using the GC8 CF front strut bar, So confirmed. It will work

    Huffer is using bugeye [02-04 impreza] rear strut bars, so that is confirmed to work.
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    Quote Originally Posted by subba
    Quote Originally Posted by chuckthefuk
    Tall style - GReddy (tripple tube design) GC8 strut bar
    Dont get that, the bonnet wont close unless you put spacers on them.


    I am using the GC8 CF front strut bar, So confirmed. It will work

    Huffer is using bugeye [02-04 impreza] rear strut bars, so that is confirmed to work.

    I don't think so.. the rear strut bar has to be modified.. or should I say the strut tower has to be modified.. its not bolt on..

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    The REAR brace from the 02+ WRX wagon works perfectly fine in a BG/BK wagon.

    The SEDAN is another kettle of fish and does require the strut tower to be cut to allow for enough clearance if the brace is not BD specific.

    However, this thread refers to FRONT STRUT braces, not rears.
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    i know that this isnt a rear strut bar disscussion but what about a wrx sedan rear brace in a bk?
    if i got in a drunk driving accident it would because my liver shut down on me while i was driving , not because i was intoxicated .

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    Quote Originally Posted by chipLRX-SLI
    i know that this isnt a rear strut bar disscussion but what about a wrx sedan rear brace in a bk?
    Quote Originally Posted by Huffer
    The REAR brace from the 02+ WRX wagon works perfectly fine in a BG/BK wagon.

    The SEDAN is another kettle of fish and does require the strut tower to be cut to allow for enough clearance if the brace is not BD specific.

    However, this thread refers to FRONT STRUT braces, not rears.

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    i got a rear strut tower bar from a 02+ sedan . they will fit into a bk . the only issue is if you want the plastic covers over the strut tower you have to hack them up .
    if i got in a drunk driving accident it would because my liver shut down on me while i was driving , not because i was intoxicated .

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    see....i made it so that it could be any strut bar lol

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    i know this will "fit" but would it have any issues with the big air chamber on my I.M. ?
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    yes that will fit its for a gc impreza .
    if i got in a drunk driving accident it would because my liver shut down on me while i was driving , not because i was intoxicated .

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    yeah i have the front strut bar on ive had it for a while

    just took some adjusting cause the way his was adjusted it would hit my hood

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