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07-02-2015 08:52 AM
Magus2727 nope don't need to change the hub. will fit SVT brakes. That is what I have done. have 2005+ tie rod components with SVT front brakes.

do some searching on it. the steering rack was the same rack from 00 to 2011 i think and the knuckles were the same over the same year. but the tie rod hardware changed from in 2005 to some beefer stuff.
07-02-2015 01:04 AM
photn02 doesnt that mean i need to change my knuckle/hub as well?

if i go an 05 i should be able to install SVT calipers shouldnt i?
07-01-2015 07:25 PM
Magus2727 if your replacing the tie rods and tie rod ends you can "upgrade" to the 2005 it requires getting the inner tie rod end also but the 2005+ have a larger OD and larger joint to make it "stronger".

replace with MOOG parts if able. life time warranty.
07-01-2015 07:22 PM
photn02 its a 2002 Zetec model, so probably equivalent to your ZX3 i think.
07-01-2015 06:57 PM
Magus2727 you will likely still use the end links, just not the mount bushings.

you can replace the tie rod ends, what year is your car?
07-01-2015 04:44 PM
photn02 Yeah i got the factory Tie rod ends,

i was just wondering as if im replacing the bushes should you replace the tie rod end at the same time as you will have the front LCA off the car.

I thought there where 3 parts on the rear?

Yes i have an EIBACH sway bar front and rear so i wont use those parts,
07-01-2015 07:40 AM
Magus2727 the Prothane 6-2026 comes with the following:

•Front Sway Bar Bushings - 6-1152
•Rear Sway Bar Bushings - 6-1153
•Rear Bump Stop Kit - 6-1301
•Front Strut Bump Stops - 6-1302
•Rear Coil Spring Isolators - 6-1705
•Front Control Arm Bushings - 6-214
•Rear Control Arm Bushings - 6-307
•Rear Trailing Arm Bushings - 6-308

•Rear Sway Bar Bushings - U62342 x2

the ones in bold are your rear components. the sway bar bushings are likely for stock size bars so if you have larger bars they will not be used.


Do you still have your factory tie rod ends? usually if its not broke don't worry about trying to fix it.
07-01-2015 07:24 AM
photn02 Hey guys,

thread revival here, SO just want to clarify with this as ill be buying soon, if i get Prothane 6-2026 it will cover, the rear bendy one, the small short one and the one that has the spring on it and the front LCA? does it also include that little one thats on the kframe?

Also is it best to replace the tie rod ends?
09-08-2014 07:12 PM
FOCUS08SES moved.. sorry
11-20-2013 02:12 PM
Magus2727 Everything looks like it takes over night to soak. and then you you need to wash it off and dry it. then likely need to scuff the powder coat that has not rusted, then wash again and dry. then will need a good paint which will take 6-12 hours to cure before use. so your still out 2-3 days doing it your self. you skip steps or try to speed it up the arms will just look like they do now in just a year or less.
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