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Old 06-10-2009, 11:32 AM   #41
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Sweet! Thanks for the update.
So, ya like that much pressure up front now?
Yessir, thanks for the suggestion!

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Plenty of national level stock class cars run big FSBs to control camber and improve transitions.
This is exactly why I wanted to run the bigger bar, without camber bolts I need all the control I can get.

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it would be really nice if the link referenced at the beginning of the thread would get fixed
I thought I was the only one who couldn't see it!
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If you have trouble adjusting to your added understeer with the FSB you could play with tire pressures in back to balance your traction where it's a little more neutral. Might help you drive within the limits of your tires and be more forgiving if you start to lose it.
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it would be really nice if the link referenced at the beginning of the thread would get fixed
Which link are you talking about?
This one?
http://www.focusfanatics.com/forum/s...ad.php?t=33797
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That would be the one. It doesn't work for me either.
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Old 06-10-2009, 04:16 PM   #45
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Lemme see what I can do.
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Old 06-10-2009, 04:51 PM   #46
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OK...I created a new thread with all the old posts, and "stickied" it at the top of these forums.
Link here as well:
http://www.focusfanatics.com/forum/showthread.php?t=201879

So...reply away and ask your questions!
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OK...I created a new thread with all the old posts, and "stickied" it at the top of these forums.
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http://www.focusfanatics.com/forum/showthread.php?t=201879

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You're the man!
Where were you back in November!? Being able to read all that would've helped out.


On a different note, does anyone have recommendations on a good cordless impact wrench? It will be used for wheel lugs. I used a friends a couple weeks ago and fell in love, I've got to have one now. I was thinking about the Craftsman one.
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You're welcome.

Instead of an impact gun, I use a speed wrench: (3/8" drive)
http://www.sears.com/shc/s/search_10153_12605?vName=Tools&keyword=speeder+wrench&sLevel=0
I'm kind of particular about not over torquing lug nuts, and breaking studs, or warping rotors.
Not to say an impact gun is all bad, but I'd just as soon eliminate that part of the equation and do it by hand.
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How quick can you do a set of wheels? I always check my lugs with a torque wrench after putting them on, and it has always needed tightening past what the impact wrench has done.

I've never seen anyone use one of those out here, but you have me curious!
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Just read over this whole thread. glad to see you are addicted and jumped in with both feet. I am too addicted, and it is so worth it, everytime i put the smack down on BMWs, porches and STIs all with my 130hp. I have a full prepped FSP car.

with regards to a cordless impact wrench. i use one, but it only has about 80 lbft or torque. ie. not enough to break the bolts free. So i have to crack them by hand, use the wrench to zip them off, and then back on to about 80lbft. lower the jack and torque to spec by hand. works well, i can do all 4 tires in about 10 minutes if i really hustle. (o ya, i do 2 at once, jack one whole side of the car up.)

if you are looking into getting one, i would recomend a Li-ion or Ni-MH battery so u dont wear batteries out (one of my Ni-Cad batteries is perma-dead). I would also recomend 150 lbft or more, so u can remove the step of cracking the bolts by hand, then just be careful when using it to put the bolts on.
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