Tein Flex Z Coilover Suspension Kit fits Subaru Impreza GC8 (92-00)

£838.99
Product Code: VSS12-C1SS4
Stock Status: In Stock
Product Code: VSS12-C1SS4
Stock Status: In Stock
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Tein Flex Z Coilover Suspension Kit fits Subaru Impreza GC8 (92-00)Tein Flex Z CoiloversTein Flex Z's are the spiritual successor the successful Street Flex model - a model made for street use with a stiffer, sportier feel. Teins are made in Yokohama Japan to very stringent criteria, resulting in an reliable and effective product that somehow manages to come in cheaper than many of its competitors.Fitment: Impreza GC8 (Inc WRX and STi), GC6 (Wagon)Spring Rates: F 6.0kgR 4.0kgMax Ride Height Drop (mm):F - 101R - 95Topmount Type:F: Camber AdjustableR: Rubber Upper Features1. Low Friction Twin Tube Design Considering the use of larger tires/wheels and the lowered ride height, FLEX Z uses twin-tube system, in pursuit of ride comfort on streets.In order to maintain the ride quality on streets with rough spots here and there, a shock absorber has to have sufficient stroke, be low-frictional and move smoothly.As an oil chamber and a gas chamber are not arranged serially in a twin-tube system, it is easy to secure enough stroke. Also, low gas pressure keeps friction low.Its smooth stroke movement makes it possible to follow rough and bumpy road surfaces quite well, offering supple ride at low speed and stable ride at high speed. 2. Damping Force Adjustable to Change Ride to Desired Settings!FLEX Z has ever-popular 16-level damping force adjustment (comp./rebound together) feature with the use of needle valve. By turning the adjustment knob, damping force (stiffness) is adjusted linearly step by step, to change the ride and handling of the car to suit driver's needs/preferences. Use of well-reputed "ADVANCE Needle" at the needle valve for oil flow control secures sufficient damping force adjustable range. Whether it's for the handling characteristics of sport driving or for the ride quality according to numbers of passengers, finding the most desirable setting is easier than ever. 3. Pillowball Top Mounts  FLEX Z kit includes upper mounts exclusively designed for each vehicle model; either reinforced rubber mounts or pillow ball mounts.Pillow ball upper mounts for front strut suspensions have camber adjustment feature.(Some vehicle models use OE mounts.) 4. Durability and Reliability After many years of research and study, TEIN has developed optimally-shaped dust boot made of most suitable material. Elastic & highly-durable dust boot effectively prevents damages to the piston rod and foreign substances from getting inside the shock absorber. (Some vehicle models use OE dust boots.) Final assembly of shock absorbers is done in the clean room, which is almost equivalent to operating room. Room pressure is kept under control to shut out dust & dirt and all workers entering the room must take air shower, to make sure all the assembly work is done in completely clean air, in order to maintain higher level of accuracy and reliability. 5. Rustproofing Upper mounts and lower brackets are coated with rich TEIN green powder paint. This powder paint has high coating film strength, is highly durable yet is low-pollution due to non-use of harmful solvent. After the shot blasting pre-treatment, the patented "2-layer/1-bake" treatment using anti-rust powder paint is applied for superior durability and high corrosion resistance. (Patent No. 4347712)Powder PaintOn shell case, TEIN's self-developed one-of-a-kind "ZT Coating" is applied, for tougher protection against chipping, often caused by bounced pebbles, and rust. With zero claim rate, against adhesion, out of 500,000dampers sold, we are confident that people living in snowfall area or near seashores would even be very satisfied. 6. Easier Ride Height AdjustmentFLEX Z has adopted the new wrought aluminum spring seats and low-friction hard-resin thrust washers. These effectively reduces the friction with springs, caused during ride height adjustment, and makes it easier to adjust the ride height with pre-load on the springs.Shell cases are treated with "ZT Coating", a superlow-friction fluorine resin coating, which is tightly baked onto the surface in-house. This special coating provides superior protection against rust and high lubricity, for keeping a smooth adjustment for a long period. FLEX Z kit includes one-of-a-kind user-friendly ride height adjusting wrench. It has a 12.7mm (1/2in) sq. hole for attaching spinner handle and/or torque wrench for tightening at high torque. 7. Anti Sag SpringsIncluded springs are made of high-tensile steel SAE9254 (tensile strength 200kgf/mm2 or over) and cold formed for excellent resistance to sagging and for superior quality stability.Surface is powder coated for superb protection against chipping & peeling, for high durability and for superior anti-corrosion performance.High-quality spring can be used under various conditions without any worry.The most suitable shape of spring (straight or barrel-shaped) is determined for each vehicle model, to provide wide ride height adjustable range and to secure sufficient stroke without compromising ride comfort. 8. High Spec Damper OilSpecially-formulated high-spec oil exhibits stable viscosity characteristics at any temperature; from low to high, to allow shock absorbers to stroke smoothly and to generate damping force stably under various conditions. The oil has superior anti-foaming characteristics hence the bubble cavitation and/or thermal degradation hardly occurs, making it even suitable for tough sport driving. The oil also does not deteriorate much with age, making it possible to maintain and deliver superior performance for the long term Tein Flex Z Coilovers:- Steel Construction- Twin Tube Internal Construction- Large piston diameter -- Ride Height adjustable via spring seat- 16-Way Damping Adjustable (simultaneous compression and rebound)- Non-welded ZT coated adjustment tube- Pillowball Upper Mounts for increased steering feedback- Powdercoated Damper Body- Full Length Dust Boots- 1-piece aluminium spring seat with delrin thrust washer- Fully rebuildable- One year warranty against manufacturer's defectsKit Comes With:- Shock Absorbers x 4- Main Spring x 4- Bump Stops- Dust Covers- C Spanners- Seat Locks- Delrin Thrust Washers- Instruction- Stickers
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  • Condition:
    New
  • Product Code:
    VSS12-C1SS4