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Old 05-22-2012, 08:36 PM   #121
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Question can't you undo all the bolts on the strut and as you lift the car it will decompress and vise versa...
it might make it very hard to get it out if the spring is able to decompress the knuckle i dont think will go down far unuf for the spring to come out if ur talking baout what i think you talking about
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Old 06-03-2012, 10:15 AM   #122
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I did this at 70,000 miles. Currently have 108,000. Never bothered with an alignment because I kept reading how many people were still in spec. No problems, but I probably will get it checked at some point. I would also recommend getting the rear sway kit for those who don't have it.
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Old 06-03-2012, 12:40 PM   #123
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adding a rsb makes a noticeable difference.
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Old 06-03-2012, 06:14 PM   #124
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I just need the struts I dont know how long after I lowered her that I blew the shocks and struts out.
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Old 06-03-2012, 06:45 PM   #125
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blew the factory parts out? what springs were you using?
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Old 06-03-2012, 06:58 PM   #126
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Old 06-10-2012, 05:42 PM   #127
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Is the kit tousley ford selling the same as the frpp svt kit from steeda?

http://www.steedafocus.com/parts/for...nsion-kit.html
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Old 06-10-2012, 11:13 PM   #128
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Is the kit tousley ford selling the same as the frpp svt kit from steeda?

http://www.steedafocus.com/parts/for...nsion-kit.html
No that is not the kit we need for our cars. The kit you listed is the actual SVT suspension, ie .5" drop and the struts are for the early <05 cars (45mm spindles)

The FRPP kit we use is made up of two kits. These shocks/struts (M-18000-ZX3B) http://tousleyfordparts.com/partloca...catalogid=5684
and the 1.5" drop springs, but the springs have been discontinued!!!!! you will have to get your own springs and match them up to the shocks.
I would go with the H&R drop springs.
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Old 06-10-2012, 11:37 PM   #129
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2nd that. ^^ those springs are fantastic. Little bit lower then the frpp. But not much. If you'd like to see what it looks like just pm me
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Old 06-11-2012, 12:00 AM   #130
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Its the 06-07 FRPP Kit and it directly fits(= I installed mine a couple of weeks ago. From tousley ford its only a little over $300 shipped for the full kit(4springs, 2 shocks, 2 struts)
be sure you get the 06-07 kit. And the box that it comes in actually says "06+" because they 06-11 focus suspension is the same aside from the diameter of the struts which was increased my 5mm lol

so your saying if i go to a local ford dealer i can pick up the FRPP kit??
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