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Old 04-23-2012, 04:38 PM   #1
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Rear lower control arm bushing options

Hi guys

I got my FRPP suspension on, quick trip around the block and it feels great, probably shoulda been that way off the assembly line.

I did manage to tear up the RR lower control arm outter bushings. Guess I can thank the rust belt for that.

What are my options? Replace the bushings? Replace the whole control arm?

Right now I think I'm going to have a beer, little bit annoyed lol


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CFM Tubular control arms!!!


A investment worth it...

Here is a pic on my car...
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^^^. Nvm that. That's for the front.

Rear, replace the bushings with polyurethane
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CFM Tubular control arms!!!


A investment worth it...

Here is a pic on my car...


so why is this investment worth it?
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Old 04-24-2012, 07:13 AM   #5
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Those CFM bars are bad ass, I'd like to get some tubular arms someday. Idk what gain if any there is but they are sweet regardless.

So I was trying to find poly bushings. Should I be looking at 06+ kits? Didn't find much specific to the 08. Would energy suspensions be my best bet?
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Would these work and be an improvement?

http://www.energysuspensionparts.com....asp?prod=6307
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I would post a thread in the C-F-M section and or Call CFM and ask them.
They have a rear bushing kit listed for the 00-06 cars for $121.95. I see no reason it should not work as the suspension parts didn't change in the rear at all.
http://focus.c-f-m.com/prothanerearc...0-06focus.aspx
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Tubular arms will give more forward bite and eliminate tire hop.

Also the 06 will work on 08 for the rear bushings
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Thanks guys, rep given where deserved

I didnt wanna spend any more money but I dont have much of a choice here. Still waiting on my parts guy to get back to me on OEM pieces
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