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Old 03-19-2009, 11:47 PM   #1
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suspension install

I have tomorrow off and i want to get my suspension on.

i have the eibach pro kit minus the sway bars.

the springs are already mounted on the front struts so i dont need a spring compressor.

i know the link to the suspension how to (but it isnt svt)

wondering if the svt is different.

but what all tools do i need?

and about how long will it take?

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Old 03-20-2009, 01:17 AM   #2
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Besides the SVTs brakes and bigger sway bars and stock struts/springs all the 00-05 suspensions are the same. So a how-to done with a regular zx3 will show you everything you need to know to do your suspension install on your SVT...
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dam if you lived in az i would be down at your house installing that suspension myself 20 min for each strut. also all the focuses suspension is the same. four bolts i believe.
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Moved to "Wheels, Tires, Brakes & Suspension".

Agreed with the above comments.
Any fOCUS suspension "How To" up through 2005 models will work for both the front and rear.
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get lots of WD40...lol

the zx3 how to will work for ya dude.
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I believe the issue is removing the torqued bolts, not lubrication. PB Blaster (available at most parts stores) is WAY better for that. It's cheap and works miracles.

edit: I wonder if he meant today. Oops, too late.
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