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y2kpedo 01-21-2006 08:07 PM

AutoX Rules
 
OMG people,

AutoX is so fun!!!

well my times where not that cool, but omg it was awsome. I highly recommend this. Now I need to build a plan to have a strong suspension for autoX.

Now I have a couple of questions for those who autoX, what size of sway bars will be best for my car, I did a search and I hear that the front one sway bar is not very necessary to upgrade. Please correct me if Iím wrong. Now the rear one, what do u guys think is the best one out there.

I have the Tein S Tech springs, I was planning on getting the Koni or KYB adjustable front struts, and maybe the rear ones two. But since I can only do one at the time, I think I should get the front ones 1st.

So what should I get 1st (what order)?

The rear sway bar. The H&R 24mm maybe?
The struts front
The struts rear
Rear stress bar

Iíll say that could be a good order, unless some one have good reason/opinions on why I should do it otherwise.

Thx all for the comments

y2kpedo 01-21-2006 08:29 PM

here are some pics

on our way to Belen, NM

here us me

This is Bert from FF.com

This is Bert's girl friend

ya that focus is crazy, almost in every turn she was in 3 wheels [thumb]

focusedaddiction 01-21-2006 11:11 PM

you are so lucky, I have to wait till april for my first event![?|] ( second season)
your list and order look good , although if you can, try to get fr & rear shocks& struts together or ya might find your car handling really goofy! 24mm a little big for my taste, i went with 22mm and it's pretty neutral with just a little over steer. depends on your driving style too.
congrats on your first event, it's very addicting!!! my first time I had permagrin for like 3 days[:D] [:D] [:D] [driving] [race] [race] ENJOY

y2kpedo 01-22-2006 10:27 AM

well i have the rear and front 21mm, so is it worth going to 22mm rear?

p.s. this is turning out to be a suspension related, sorry it was not my intention.

Angelus897 01-22-2006 12:49 PM

Yep, some of the most fun you'll have in a car. I can't wait until Feb. 5. SFR Solo 2 season starts in less than 2 weeks!!! WOOT.

Egz 01-22-2006 02:53 PM

Autox is great. That is, until you get onto a road course. Mmmmm....

Angelus897 01-22-2006 07:26 PM

Quote:

Originally posted by Egz
Autox is great. That is, until you get onto a road course. Mmmmm....
Yea, except auto-x is pretty damn safe. I can't say the same about road racing.

quiksilver 01-23-2006 07:24 AM

hey gabe next time you go call me, by then ill have all my suspension ready to go!!!![driving]

y2kpedo 01-23-2006 09:59 AM

cool it will be the on feb 18



Any sugestion about the suspension upgrades?????? anyone???

magic2119 01-23-2006 10:16 AM

if you didnt want to drop it too much, or spend too much money, do what i did. Go to the ford dealer, or i think tony d sells them, but get the svt suspernsion. it was only like 250 er so for the whole thing, and you get a rear sway bar. its a great price and a great suspension![thumb]

Jon


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