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Old 06-09-17, 09:47 AM   #5271
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Be aware that this will have a major compromise to how the car will drive. This would be a DOWNGRADE in handling in a street setting even in day to day driving in every possible way (handling, steering feel, road manners, and reliability) while providing zero benefits in return. Running the aggressive wheel and tire specs you're talking about will make driving the car a dog. It will be harder and less fun to operate.
I'm aware! Thanks though. (no sarcasm)
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Old 06-09-17, 10:13 AM   #5272
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Cusco doesn't make struts. What are your current alignment specs?
It's More clear on a desktop for the alignment spec.

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Old 06-09-17, 10:19 AM   #5273
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It's More clear on a desktop for the alignment spec.

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Grind down the rear bumper clip. It's needed when running that size wheel/tire.
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Old 06-09-17, 10:27 AM   #5274
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Thanks...im also rolling the fenders flat for peace of mind

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Old 06-13-17, 02:20 PM   #5275
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I can't read the numbers. :-/

And fair enough on the struts. I'd never seen those before. I even looked on Cusco's site and couldn't find any information!
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I can't read the numbers. :-/

And fair enough on the struts. I'd never seen those before. I even looked on Cusco's site and couldn't find any information!
http://www.cusco.co.jp/en/parts_product/touring-a_shock_absorbers.html

There ya go.
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I need some help. I've lost count of how many hours I've spent scouring the forums.

'09 STi
Suspension: 3P Air Lift Performance kit (Recently installed after having bilstein/gtworx shocks/struts)
Wheels: 18x9.5 NT03+M et27
Tires:???

Can I run 265/35/18 tires with enough fender rolling/pulling & maybe a bumper shave or do I NEED camber? Would this size tire stick out a little beyond the rim? I prefer to have decent meat on my wheels without running negative camber/studs/spacers so that's why I went with the 27 offset.

A member on page 2 of this thread had camber, rolled fenders, and a shaved rear bumper. Another member on the 1st page of this thread ran the same exact setup with camber F -2.5 R -2, rolled/pulled fenders, shaved rear bumper, and no rubbing.

Thank you!
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