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06-05-2014 07:48 AM
Harley B Hi Guys, I'm new to the site and I'm looking at lowering my 04 focus zx5. What suspension brand/ kit would you guys recommend?

Thanks in advance!!
09-10-2013 10:17 PM
chriskobi
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Originally Posted by Blue5ive View Post
Cool. Seen some people trying to use street coilovers for rally lol.
HA! Yeah that's not gonna work.
09-10-2013 10:13 PM
Blue5ive Cool. Seen some people trying to use street coilovers for rally lol.
09-10-2013 10:00 PM
chriskobi
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Originally Posted by Blue5ive View Post
Coilovers are not a good idea for Rally unless they are the ones for Rally.
They are the ones for rally. They are gravel spec.
09-10-2013 09:43 PM
Blue5ive Coilovers are not a good idea for Rally unless they are the ones for Rally.
09-10-2013 09:41 PM
chriskobi Does anyone know the stock rear spring rate of 2000 zx3?

I want to keep my ride height but I want a stiffer spring (for rally) , Also does anyone know a good place to order the springs.

The car is in the process of getting coilovers for the rears but I do not have time before this next rally to do all the cutting and welding it requires. So I will just get a stiffer spring for now,

Thanks
Chris
07-30-2013 12:23 AM
Blue5ive Iirc there have been several for the mk3. Ksport, vmaxx and a 1 or 2 others I think. Check the group buy section.
07-30-2013 12:17 AM
superxsoaker Is there a coilover lowering kit available for the 2013 Focus SE yet?
07-25-2013 07:22 PM
Blue5ive Make sure to check your tires for wear. I dropped 1.5" on my mk1 and am getting crazy tire wear in the rear when I had none before. 2 other mk1 guys dropped and one had just minor wear and the other guy had none noticeable. Camber bolts should do you if needed.
07-10-2013 09:01 AM
rambleon84
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Originally Posted by Jflipp View Post
If I lower my 07 1.5 inches will it mess up my alignment enough ill need to buy camber arms?
No, if anything a set of cheap $10 camber bolts will take care of that. I drove for a couple years at 1.5" lower, still aligned camber fine and normal tire wear
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