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Old 08-16-2013, 03:01 PM   #131
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I think this would help explaining it - they do disconnect tie rods and dropping subframe to do this.
http://www.fordracingparts.com/downl...htM-FR3-FS.pdf
Last one from the manual:
"Check front end and rear end alignment when installation is complete."
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I've been scouring these threads regarding the FRPP handling kit for awhile and I'm still not clear - aren't *all* of the parts in the kit different than the Ti handling package (which I have on my '13)?

Or are there some parts that are the same?

EDIT: I bet I missed this somewhere (or multiple somewheres) and I'm going to get nailed for it. So I'll apologize in advance :p
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Old 08-16-2013, 05:26 PM   #133
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The parts in the kit match up with Euro spec pieces.

Just ask Unida767 how we know ;)
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Old 08-16-2013, 06:10 PM   #134
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The parts in the kit match up with Euro spec pieces.

Just ask Unida767 how we know ;)
Ah - found it. I must have skipped a page in this thread because I missed all of the pics with part numbers.

So is there general consensus then that for us Ti handling package focus its not really an upgrade?

Maybe I should just look at Steeda F/R antiroll bars then ...
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Old 08-16-2013, 06:13 PM   #135
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Honestly it's not a huge upgrade for most unless you really wanted to stay OEM and had, lets say an S or 13+ SE.

For the price you could probably do better.
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Old 03-21-2014, 12:09 PM   #136
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Hi guys I read through page 8 to 14.

I just want to know ti handling package difference vs Ford racing.

I know the springs are different. But what's the wheel gap difference?

I got mine measured at around 1.5" on my 17 winter and tire combo.

Are they the same sway bars and struts just different springs?

Thank you.
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Old 03-21-2014, 03:12 PM   #137
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Hi guys I read through page 8 to 14.

I just want to know ti handling package difference vs Ford racing.

I know the springs are different. But what's the wheel gap difference?

I got mine measured at around 1.5" on my 17 winter and tire combo.

Are they the same sway bars and struts just different springs?

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You might search the "Post your mods" thread to get an idea. My car is on page 688 I think (frosted glass, black Drag DR19 wheels, Vogtland springs)

I imagine someone on there has the FR springs, and lots of guys running sprortlines and H&Rs.

I'm working on being a "vendor" for Vogtland springs, so I'm kind of sort of soliciting (whence I'm approved), but, I'm a big fan of their springs (on my Focus and my old BMW 325) - great ride, great looks; some lowering springs have a tendency to be hard on stock (or stock type) struts - the 325 has had Vogtlands on it for two or three years now, struts are a-ok after living on crappy Tucson roads. I had set of H&Rs on my 320i, and with mild mod that took the car about 1/2" lower (i.e. not a lot) I blew out new KYBs in a couple months. I think guys are running the H&Rs on their foci here with no problems at all though.

Have I mentioned I'm fond of Vogtland products? :)
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the struts and shocks be purchased individually some where, right? thx
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Is the handling packafe what I got on my titanium when I opted for the 18" wheels handling package .. sorry forgot wwhat it was called
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Is the handling packafe what I got on my titanium when I opted for the 18" wheels handling package .. sorry forgot wwhat it was called

Two different packs. The one on the titanium gives you the 18s and a stiffer strut/shock combo I believe. And the ford racing kit has all different struts and shocks with ford racing springs and front and rear sway bars. The struts and shocks have euro part numbers.
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