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Helix=CRAP!

Old 08-31-2008, 09:17 PM
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Helix=CRAP!

this is why, these are my endlinks after three months..



sorry for the bad pic quality, took them with my cell phone in the dark.
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Old 08-31-2008, 10:18 PM
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so is it broken or is it bent?
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Old 09-01-2008, 02:14 AM
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Better pics bro!!
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Helix USE to be good, until they got bought out by Titek. Stay away...
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looks like your camera = crap ,lol
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I went through 2 set of those Helix endlinks before switching to Whiteline.
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Old 09-01-2008, 01:48 PM
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the shiny part of the endlink is a wearing point.

the wear on the sway bar.. sorry for the bad pics, these pics were taken in Dark with my camera phone.. which is purdy good ill take some new ones today

basically i was forced due to the sound of clicking from the endlinks being wornout to go to the oem ones for now.. :thumbdown:

i got these for free with the sway so i used them, i won't ever buy helix!
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I too have had ALOT of issues with their products. I have had two downpipes from them and the fitment quality was garbage. I had to bring both down pipes to an exhaust shop for additional welding and cutting to make the downpipes work. Disappointment=Helix.
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cant be worse than stock sti endlinks
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im using the stock wrx endlinks and they work way better, and they are quieter..
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im posting new pics now





and the swivel joint on both of the endlinks have popped out multiple times, the little piece of metal that is suppose to hold it in broke off.. this is shown in the pics. and the wearing caused seerious noise issues..
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I've had both front and rear helix links and have never had problems. I auto-x and everything.

Never had their downpipes but am happy that I have only used PDE ones especially after reading this thread.
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helix and injen are crap stay away they are on the crapy parts list haha
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Originally Posted by wrxisthebest View Post

and the wearing caused seerious noise issues..
what kind of noise issues? was this only when turning? reason i ask is because i may have the same problem.... thanks

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