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Old 04-10-2012, 08:36 AM   #1
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2008 rear sway bar?

Copied this from the suspension thread, Mac said it would prbly be better off here...

I was looking at the threads and all the links are dead and parts unavailable. The ford racing rear subframe is unavailable. Is it possible anymore to put a rear sway bar on a 08-11 that does not have one?


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Yep. Steeda has a kit that will allow you to install it on your 2008

http://www.steedafocus.com/parts/for...r-swaybar.html
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Thank you, that is also what I was told over there. I see they have just a hardware kit. If I get the hardware kit and front and rear sway kit that will allow me to install the components on my vehicle correct? I know that kinda sounds like a dumb question but I'd like confirmation.
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Your focus comes with a small
Front sway bar but may not have a RSB. This is where Steeda comes in. Their 21mm bar is perfect for any focus w/out one. I myself didn't have a rsb since I got the base model, after installing it, it got rid of a lot of over steer.
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Your focus comes with a small
Front sway bar but may not have a RSB. This is where Steeda comes in. Their 21mm bar is perfect for any focus w/out one. I myself didn't have a rsb since I got the base model, after installing it, it got rid of a lot of over steer.
Would you suggest upgrading the front and installing a rear? My goal is to have the car be more predictable.
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Once you go with a great suspension and depending on your spring rate and dampining you can upgrade the front.
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A member has offered me a deal on stock SVT sway bars, another members tell me that the 08 vs 04 SVT front bars are the same, is this true?
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Do sway bars make that much of a difference? And by difference I mean paying the $$ to do the front and the back if you are not that hard on your car (minus a couple times to scare the ppl in your car)?
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Depends on your driving... If you drive like grandma and grandpa, no... if your a spirited driver, then I see that upgrading your Sway bars will make a difference.
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I do enjoy a little spirited driving every now and then so I will have to keep my eye out for a good deal. This isn't a priority on my list of things to do so no rush to get them.
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