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Old 07-20-2012, 08:41 AM   #1
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Ok before I order the omnikit HELP!

so i get this kit anything shocks and strut wise from 06 and older will work correct? yes I am lowered 1.5


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Old 07-20-2012, 09:07 AM   #2
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uh...so i'm guessing you're asking what it's for? you order it because you want struts for the 00-05 to be on your car
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Old 07-20-2012, 09:27 AM   #3
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Yeah exactly but cfm is telling me that I have to get springs from 2000 05
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Old 07-20-2012, 09:31 AM   #4
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I believe you need to get 00-05 springs so they will fit on the struts properly but I'm not 100%. Check the bst section a ff member is selling an omni kit for dirt cheap!
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you do, the struts are completely different from. you remember when you put your sportlines on they were wide in the middle and narrow on both ends? well the coils for the 00-05 are just straight and parallel all the way down
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Old 07-20-2012, 09:51 AM   #6
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If you're going to use 00-05 struts on a 06+ Focus (using the Omni kit to do so) you'll also need to use 00-05 springs as well. 06+ springs WILL NOT fit on 00-05 struts.
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Yeah I wasnt aware of that u
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Old 07-20-2012, 10:32 AM   #8
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What do you guys think I should do as I'm already lowered
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Old 07-20-2012, 10:42 AM   #9
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It looks like I'm going with the kyb gr2 because I'm already lowered and If I go with the omnikit I'd have to get springs......again shocks struts and the omni kit has anyone had any experience with the kybs for 2008 2011?
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It's really pretty simple as there are only two options for you. You need to get struts that match the springs you are using (if you want to keep them) or go the omni kit route which requires new springs and struts. Sorry, but you're making this harder than it needs to be.
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