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Identify these "pink" springs for me please, please, please!!!

Hey!

Some of you know I received the wrong pink springs from South Coast Subaru about 2 months ago. I purchased brand new FSTI pinks. I put them on and my Forester was slammed almost 4 inches. I knew right away I must have got the JDM STI Sedan springs. Well, thanks to Toddlamp, I got a great deal (FSTI pinks) from him on a used set off his XT and my Forester is where I want it now.

So... I got to sell my JDM pink springs on several forums and have several people lined up to buy, I get replies on iwsti that these are USDM springs. I guess the JDM ones have blue on them above the STI logo. Mine is yellow. Have the colors changed or are these USDM pinks?

I appreciate your knowledge on this one. Here are a few links from some conversations and a pic of my actual springs for sale.

http://forums.nasioc.com/forums/show....php?t=1285667
http://www.iwsti.com/forums/showthread.php?t=89078





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Why didn't the place you bought them from step up to the plate and correct their mistake?

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I did contact the guy at first. I told him I'd get back with him.

I want to know why a performance shop, (subaru dealer in this case) can't identify what they're selling? They'd be wrong 3 times in my case.

Whether I get my money back or re-sell them I don't care.

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IIRC, Ferdie bought these for a friend as a present..unfortunately his friend wrecked his car prior to his gift giving... he told me this in person. I would get back in contact w/him, and ask for a refund, or credit for parts at SCS. I would think that there is a paper trail somewhere along the line.. he made the mistake, and should find his reciepts, order forms, emails, etc. and settle this himself. He has a rep to uphold, I don't see why he wouldn't do this..good luck, I'm sure it will work out.
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Thanks preacher. I am going to PM Ferdie tomorrow.

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Looks like 04+ STi pink springs specific to the WRX. Most likely sedan springs.
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JDM or USDM?

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JDM or USDM?
His are USDM. You can tell by the paint marks. Mine are JDM Pinks with the distinctive blue paint. His have another colour on them.





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The JDM Pinks will have blue dots. Those springs should be the USDM Pinks.

Here's a post on nastysock by a guy that knows his springs:

http://forums.nasioc.com/forums/show...81&postcount=9
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Well, thanks to Toddlamp, I got a great deal (FSTI pinks) from him on a used set off his XT and my Forester is where I want it now.
Any chance I could check that out sometime? I'm pondering springs, and the FSTi pinks are tied with the Swifts for what I want. Seeing it in person would be very helpful!

Hope you get your other spring deal worked out. This thread was very informative!
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