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Old 10-05-2011, 11:44 PM   #132
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The SVT is more like .5" lower than other Focus models.... not 1.5". The SVT shocks are successfully used with 1.5" drop Ford Racing springs. My best guess is that the SVT shocks (while good) would be taxed by a further drop and/or spring rate increase (spring rates normally increase the lower you go).
Yea I got to talk to another member in person at a meet the other day and he said to not go with SVT shocks with lowering springs he tried it and it actually bent the shocks.

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You can get that same kit from Hillbish or Tousley Ford for less than 275.00.
I keep hearing about them I need to check em out.
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