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Old 07-15-2012, 01:54 PM   #11
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Looking forward to updates. You didn't happen to ask FR about the M-5210-FO shifter, did you?
I did not. I have the DCT so shifters aren't on my radar.

My ballpark price-wise is taking into account the springs cost $225 and the Fiesta handling kit(springs, shocks, struts) costs 300. Considering the price of the springs plus what the shocks and struts would be, not to mention the roll bars, I'm gonna guess around $800-$1000. Of course I could be WAY off on this since the price given in Australia is 1300.

Still kinda surprised that the Fiesta kit is 300 though, maybe the Focus kit is gonna be as affordable?


(I'm hoping its closer to 800. That seems very reasonable to me considering this is a new car)
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Old 07-15-2012, 02:05 PM   #12
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I did not. I have the DCT so shifters aren't on my radar.

My ballpark price-wise is taking into account the springs cost $225 and the Fiesta handling kit(springs, shocks, struts) costs 300. Considering the price of the springs plus what the shocks and struts would be, not to mention the roll bars, I'm gonna guess around $800-$1000. Of course I could be WAY off on this since the price given in Australia is 1300.

Still kinda surprised that the Fiesta kit is 300 though, maybe the Focus kit is gonna be as affordable?


(I'm hoping its closer to 800. That seems very reasonable to me considering this is a new car)
Yeah, the Fiesta kit is insanely cheap. It's barely more than just springs would be. But like you said, the Focus kit also gets the anti-roll bars. But still, it seems like the Focus kit shouldn't be that much more, maybe.

Interestingly, they actually offer three suspension kits for the Fiesta: the basic handling kit, an autocross kit (which just looks like a rebranded Bilstein PSS kit), and a B-spec kit, which is a true four corner coil-over kit. I wish the Focus had that kind of support from FRPP.
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Old 07-15-2012, 04:44 PM   #13
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What kind of shifter is this? I tried to google the part number but didn't come up with anything.
This is from the Warranty page in the FRPP catalog. The listing is of items in the catalog that DO NOT void any part of the OE new car warranty. This is the only mention of this shifter in the catalog, but they have other STS's for Mustang and Fiesta listed. Future part? No telling yet. BTW, I fat fingered the PN in my previous post
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An OEM-ish SSK would be awesome for this car. The MTX-75 is a really nice gearbox as is IMO with a nice shifter feel, but slightly shorter throws definitely wouldn't hurt.
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Old 07-15-2012, 07:28 PM   #15
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This is from the Warranty page in the FRPP catalog. The listing is of items in the catalog that DO NOT void any part of the OE new car warranty. This is the only mention of this shifter in the catalog, but they have other STS's for Mustang and Fiesta listed. Future part? No telling yet. BTW, I fat fingered the PN in my previous post
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I did not. I have the DCT so shifters aren't on my radar.

My ballpark price-wise is taking into account the springs cost $225 and the Fiesta handling kit(springs, shocks, struts) costs 300. Considering the price of the springs plus what the shocks and struts would be, not to mention the roll bars, I'm gonna guess around $800-$1000. Of course I could be WAY off on this since the price given in Australia is 1300.

Still kinda surprised that the Fiesta kit is 300 though, maybe the Focus kit is gonna be as affordable?


(I'm hoping its closer to 800. That seems very reasonable to me considering this is a new car)
Shipping will inflate my price in Aus unfortuantely - you lucky Americans
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Old 09-20-2012, 06:00 PM   #17
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Well the kit has been released, Along with a couple of new 2012 parts like the axle-back exhaust and matte-black 18" rims.

I'm still recovering a bit from what the price of the kit actually is... $985 USD and that is, I assume, without the installation cost:

http://fordracingparts.com/parts/par...KeyField=13501

With this price I'm not gonna be able to get this installed for a while.

Heres the other parts if anyones interested:
Axel-back exhaust
http://fordracingparts.com/parts/par...KeyField=22922

18" Ford Racing wheels
http://fordracingparts.com/parts/par...KeyField=22347


I'll keep posting if I suddenly am able to install the kit. It still seems like a great all-around kit for the mk3
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Old 09-20-2012, 07:22 PM   #18
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I also called Ford Racing and was given more details on the kit. He did state that some of the parts had Euro part numbers. The springs are the M-5300-S that are already available on the Ford Racing Parts website. The kit also comes with both front and back Shocks/Struts, and both front and back stability bars. The bushings and all of the misc hardware is also included so that every piece is replace during the installation.

I will be giving Steve a call at Tousley Ford tomorrow to order the kit. The new ETA is 12 October 2012. http://tousleyfordparts.com
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Ya Tousley Ford is about 40 minutes drive from me, and they always have the best deals. That and I don't pay shipping. I'll see what they can do. If I get this is wait til spring and tax time.
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What would you do about the turning radius limits when adding the Matte Black 18' Ford Racing Wheels to a non handling package Focus? Apparently without these limits you would turn the rotating wheels into suspension components when rounding a corner
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