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Old 03-19-2009, 01:05 AM   #1
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Offroad Suspension

Ok, so I'm doing some research on a good offroad set up for the focus. I'm not looking to rally it or anything, but I would like to do some dirt/gravel roads pretty quick (for fun only). I don't want to go full coilover system (too expensive) so what would you guys suggest?

What's a good spring kit for a mix of street and dirt/ gravel use?


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I live and drive on gravel roads everyday. i bought the ford racing suspension kit from mike at hilbish and it lowered my car 1.5 inches and i have never bottomed out or scraped the bottom of my car on anything yet. I love to have fun on my gravel turns 2.. gotta love the drifting. lol. Plus the car handles like its on rails on the pavement. I have no complaints against that suspension and would definitly recommend it.
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Cool, thanks. I'll take that into consideration. Did you have to adjust the camber at all when you got them?

Edit: Are you talking about the SVT Ford Racing Suspension? If not, could you send me a link?
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