Ford Focus Forum, Ford Focus ST Forum, Ford Focus RS Forum - Reply to Topic
Ford Focus Forum
HomeContact UsAbout UsGalleryDiscussion ForumsMarketplace


Go Back   Ford Focus Forum, Ford Focus ST Forum, Ford Focus RS Forum > Ford Focus Tech Discussions > Wheels & Tires > front strut and shock replacement?

Wheels & Tires The place to go for answers on wheel types, tire sizes, offset, wheel patterns and more.

Search This Forum | Image Search | Advanced Search    
FocusFest FocusFanatics Merchandise

Thread: front strut and shock replacement? Reply to Thread
Title:
  
Message:
Trackback:
Send Trackbacks to (Separate multiple URLs with spaces) :
Post Icons
You may choose an icon for your message from the following list:
 

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Ford Focus Forum, Ford Focus ST Forum, Ford Focus RS Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Additional Options
Miscellaneous Options

Topic Review (Newest First)
10-01-2012 10:00 PM
sspanthony Just replaced mine on a 2002 4-dr and it cost me $275 out the door. Monroe Sensa-Trac, nothing fancy but it did the trick !
09-30-2012 12:26 PM
elsolo You can reuse the strut tops, but the "bearing" should be replaced.
If you don't want to mess with a spring compressor (not a bad job), get the pre-assembled SVT struts for a few dollars more, a little over $300. YOU can do the install just fine.
09-30-2012 03:57 AM
RADuffield sweet, i'll check out rock auto and the other link, but i'm thinking of just saving a lil more and getting coil overs. but one question, do i need to save the tops from the old spring/shocks or can i just buy new ones? cause i cant really be arsed buying a spring compressor etc.

cheers guys ! :)
09-25-2012 01:19 PM
mrdeath2000 Awesome site. That kit rivals piecing it out from Rockauto. the 05-07 kit even has rears, mounts, etc.

Only thing missing is springs, which is fine by me. (depending on if you look at a kit, or strut set.)

Now to look for coupon codes.
09-25-2012 08:22 AM
rambleon84 Was that $700 quote for just the front? You could order the SVT suspension and pay another shop labor for $700 total and end up with a greatly improved setup. Or if you are up to it, install it yourself.

svt kit from cfm
09-24-2012 11:21 PM
Fattie check out the prices for shocks/struts for our cars on rock auto. if you know how to remove them your gunna save yourself SOOOO MUCH money.
09-24-2012 10:37 PM
whimsicalpouch2 do it yourself. 700 is ridiculous. i paid like just over 400 for my eibach sportlines and installed myself.
you should just drop your car some while youre going to do suspension. if not, the front stock suspension is cheap so no worries. simple and cheap
09-24-2012 05:28 PM
freemind Do it yourself FTW
09-24-2012 01:46 PM
RADuffield
front strut and shock replacement?

hey there, i was just wondering if any of you guys know how much is it roughly to replace front struts and shocks?

i got a alignment today and the garage said they need to be replaced and they quoted me around $700. I'm pretty mechanical and already took the old ones off and back on to see if it was hard. so not sure if i should just buy a set and do it myself or if thats reasonable price to get them to do it ?


cheers in advance


Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 01:27 PM.


Copyright 2002-2015 FocusFanatics.com. All Rights Reserved : Privacy Policy : Advertise Information

Focus Fanatics Ford Focus Forum offers many fun ways for you to engage with other Ford Focus Owners from across the world. Whether it be about the aftermarket performance modifications, technical how-to's, European tuned suspension or awesome fuel economy similar to the Mazda CX-3, Audi S3, Mazda MX-5 Miata and Acura TLX. You can find all Ford Focus, Focus ST and Focus RS related information here. Join our Ford Focus discussion forums and chat with local Focus enthusiasts in your area. If you own other makes have a look at Challenger Hellcat Forum, Charger Hellcat Forum, Cadillac ATS-V Forum, Cadillac ATS Forum, Cadillac CTS-V Forum, Lexus RC-F Forum, Lexus GS-F Forum, Mercedes GLA Forum, Mercedes GLE Forum, Civic Type-R Forum and Volvo XC90 Forum.





Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.6.1