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Old 04-20-2013, 04:42 PM   #1
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2009 lowering. What to buy?

Hey guys, I have a 09 focus and wanna lower it a bit to get rid of the gap. I have 16 inch rims on there. Which is the best buy for my money?

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Old 04-20-2013, 05:22 PM   #2
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stop by your dealers parts department. have them look for the m-18000-zx3b springs and struts. theres a d2d (dealer to dealer) program that can find who has them. i got my struts from texas for 200 and the springs from another ford parts dept for another 200. so 400 all in shipping included.

i have them installed but they are getting rarer and rarer day by day. i love them and if you ask any of the other guys with them they will tell you the same. they give you the look and the improved ride. better handling without the harshness.

you can swap everything out in an hour as long as you dont run into any problems with worn bushings. you wont need to do an alignment. i had to have one done after i had a bad bushing in my rear control arm and needed to replace the control arm.

there is a stiffer set up from ford too that sits a little bit lower. almost the same part number. if i had ridden in a car with these springs on it i may have opted for the stiffer setup. there will be no rubbing and you will not bottom the suspension out.

it doesnt matter what size wheel you are running as the diameter of the tire doesnt change. just the hole in the middle. with the frpp m-18000-zx3b kit there will still be plenty of gap around the tire.

you may still find the kit on ebay.
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Moved this to the proper section to get you the best possible answers.
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theres a member to search for

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he has most of the answers and is helping me

also try these

FRPP Suspension on a 2008?

http://www.focusfanatics.com/forum/brakes-suspension-body-chassis/288387-2008-2011-suspension-kits-photos-included.html
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theres a member to search for

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he has most of the answers and is helping me

also try these

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2008-2011 suspension kits (Photo's included)
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