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    Thread: Lifted Subaru's DIR or DIW?

    1. 09-08-2010 02:41 PM #1
      ex:




      I like them.

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      09-08-2010 02:44 PM #2
      DIR


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      09-08-2010 02:47 PM #3
      Asking that question is DIW. Lifted Subarus are awesome.

      No Signature. Only Krav Khalash.

    4. 09-08-2010 02:50 PM #4
      What about NEW Subaru's?

    5. 09-08-2010 02:52 PM #5
      Quote Originally Posted by TheDarkEnergist View Post
      Asking that question is DIW. Lifted Subarus are awesome.


      That snorkel would be a lot more awesome with some black spray paint.


      Can someone direct me to a DIY on this? There is a slightly beat Forrester languishing at my neighbors house that could use this treatment.

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      09-08-2010 02:52 PM #6
      DIR. you should be ashamed.



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    7. 09-08-2010 02:56 PM #7
      OMG I just found lift kits. I now want this. Must start search. Winter is a coming.

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      09-08-2010 02:57 PM #8
      Quote Originally Posted by brent245 View Post
      What about NEW Subaru's?
      Still doing it right, although I must admit my bias as I'm currently in the process to save for an inch lift on my '10 Impreza

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      09-08-2010 03:03 PM #9
      This one is so awesome:


      Improving the signal-to-noise ratio

    10. 09-08-2010 03:03 PM #10
      http://www.sjrlift.com/

      I plan to put some Outback struts on my 90 legacy to give it a little more lift and clearance for bigger tires.

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      09-08-2010 03:05 PM #11
      Quote Originally Posted by brent245 View Post
      What about NEW Subaru's?
      absolutely.


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      09-08-2010 03:06 PM #12
      ^^ love the hellaflush sticker. that's got to drive some of those guys crazy.

    13. 09-08-2010 03:08 PM #13
      These are awesome, show me more!!

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      09-08-2010 03:08 PM #14
      Quote Originally Posted by adrew View Post
      This one is so awesome:



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      09-08-2010 03:09 PM #15
      Dir24/7
      Ravens&
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      Crabs&
      O's.

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      09-08-2010 03:13 PM #16
      Awesome


      Still Awesome


      Not so awesome...


      These cars are sweet no matter how they're modded, as long as it isn't via fat chick

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      09-08-2010 03:15 PM #17
      Quote Originally Posted by zaYG View Post
      Awesome
      I'd take this over a lowered WRX any damn day.

      So much win I can hardly handle it.
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    18. 09-08-2010 04:01 PM #18
      Quote Originally Posted by brent245 View Post
      What about NEW Subaru's?
      IMO, the only problem with lifting a newer Subaru is its lack of a 2-speed transfer case. For those like me whose idea of off-road fun involves crawling over rocks, what's the point if you can't actually crawl?

      (As for you mudders out there, you're welcome to have your fun as well.)
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    19. 09-08-2010 08:34 PM #19
      There is a guy floating around a few of the good Subaru boards who put a 5sp with low range from mid 80s GL into his Forester that was lifted.

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      09-08-2010 08:47 PM #20
      What does it say under the hellaflush sticker?

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      09-08-2010 08:49 PM #21
      Offset is nothing.

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      09-08-2010 09:14 PM #22
      It's HELLA UNFLUSH. Read people.

      I love me some Subarus, but not these. Sorry.

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      09-08-2010 09:24 PM #23
      I really want one... these are just too cool.
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      09-08-2010 11:21 PM #24
      DIR all day!
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      09-08-2010 11:25 PM #25
      In for the win

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      09-08-2010 11:28 PM #26
      Quote Originally Posted by brent245 View Post
      What about NEW Subaru's?
      Shut up, you!


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      09-08-2010 11:55 PM #27
      Doing it meh in my book. I can see lifting it an inch or two for rough roads or some rallying, but if you want to go offroad, please buy something meant for it.
      get back to work

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      09-08-2010 11:57 PM #28
      mine is already 8.7" off the ground... dont know if i would want to lift it anymore

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      09-09-2010 12:15 AM #29
      I think it's cool in a unique way but never understood why you wouldn't just buy a truck that's just as capable stock for the same price? Then instead of lifting the car to be as capable as a stock truck you could use that money to make the truck even better. I mean don't get me wrong, it's still cool, but it seems like kind of waste to me. Then again, the more fun things in life aren't done for reasons of practicality.

    30. 09-09-2010 12:35 AM #30
      Quote Originally Posted by zaYG View Post
      Awesome

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      09-09-2010 12:39 AM #31
      Quote Originally Posted by brent245 View Post
      What about NEW Subaru's?
      sometimes. Not every single one is dir, but some are
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      09-09-2010 12:40 AM #32
      ^ I'd say the Subaru would have a much flatter bottom then a truck, trucks looks like they have a lot of ground clearance, most have way too many hang-up points that limit you from sliding over rocks... you could probably bolt a flat piece of sheet metal to the bottom of a Subaru.

      Truck 4WD can be pretty low-tech... some even have open diffs or manual locking. Subaru's have a sophisticated system that can find traction with one wheel. Not as robust, but very capable... I'd say the truck would be better for a seasoned off roader, but to have fun or participate in a rally event I'd take the Subaru system.

      There are people who amateur/pro-level rally their cars on this continent... most of the lifted Subaru's are probably rally enthusiasts.

      When I had my Audi A4 I really wanted to lift and and put bigger tires on it... the only limiting thing on a car AWD system is the clearance... Obviously there are people who just want to do it for the fun of it. The better question is why not buy a lifted Subaru instead of a truck?

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      09-09-2010 12:41 AM #33
      Old gl's/brats lifted = DIR
      New, no-low-range-having ugly subarus lifted = DIW

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      09-09-2010 01:17 AM #34
      Haters = DIW
      Enjoying your car on and off road = DIR



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      09-09-2010 01:59 AM #35
      DIR

      and again

      DIR

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