Ford Focus Forum, Ford Focus ST Forum, Ford Focus RS Forum - View Single Post - SVT springs vs FRPP kit; comfort, ride & handling
View Single Post
Old 03-29-2012, 03:24 PM   #91
Focus Enthusiast
karmakc's Avatar
Join Date: Sep 2010
Fan#: 78622
Location: Santa Cruz/Oakland, CA
What I Drive: 2013 TS FoST; SOLD 2004 Ag ZX3 D23E

Posts: 368
Points 2,933, Level 33
Points: 2,933, Level: 33 Points: 2,933, Level: 33 Points: 2,933, Level: 33
Level Up 22% Completed
Level up: 22% Level up: 22% Level up: 22%
Forum Activity 7%
Activity: 7% Activity: 7% Activity: 7%
FF Reputation: 2 karmakc Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (1)
Originally Posted by homey55 View Post
My car came with a rear sway bar...just need funds for an upgrade.

I'm averaging 26mpg with about 75% freeway driving and a heavy foot in town.

For $8 you might as well put the plugs in and try them. If you don't like them you can just put stock replacements back in it. The power is a little smoother with the plugs but I'm sure that's the case with any new plugs.

Gotcha! As you probably already know, the thicker the rear bar is, the more oversteer you're going to get. Go slow and steady for a neutral handling car.

What did you gap the 103's to? I believe the recommended is between .05 and .055 for a blend of performance and reliability.
Hatch Nation #135
Blazin' the Twisties #90
karmakc is offline  
    Reply With Quote