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Old 08-13-2012, 06:26 AM   #41
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do you only have to disconnect the rear shock and lower control arm? i am lowering my focus this weekend on the pro-kits and im trying to get the most info i can
You'll need to disconnect the rear sway bar endlinks, as well. Forgot that small detail.
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Old 08-26-2012, 11:13 PM   #42
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So my co-worker bought a 2012 TI hatch with the handling package last week. I took the chance (with his permission) to park next to him and take some more comparison shots. My install was done at 1800 miles. It's now at 3200 miles. I don't know if their fully settled yet or not. I hope they help some of you. Enjoy!!








His rear gap.

My rear (it was like a finger and a half)

His front.

My front (just shy of one finger, as in I can't stick my finger straight in, only at an angle) (insert dirty joke here)

His front (compare side skirt to ground and tire)

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It's a little harder to see now that my wheels are black. In a few thousand more miles I will do another comparo shoot with my father in laws car. Let me know if you want to see anything else in particular.
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Old 09-18-2012, 07:55 PM   #43
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did you get the alignment done? was anything out of spec?
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did you get the alignment done? was anything out of spec?
I was trying to go this last weekend and didn't get around to it. I will try to go soon though, and update the thread.
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thanks, just wondering what camber did in the rear.
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Looks great. How is the ride quality?
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I think the overall ride quality is great. You feel the big bumps and pot holes more for sure. Go slow over those and your good. But as far as overall, this is my daily driver and commuter car, and I love it.

You do sacrifice some ride quality obviously, but its not bad. My wife thinks its good too.
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I think the overall ride quality is great. You feel the big bumps and pot holes more for sure. Go slow over those and your good. But as far as overall, this is my daily driver and commuter car, and I love it.

You do sacrifice some ride quality obviously, but its not bad. My wife thinks its good too.

Cool. Thanks!
I will likely go with them on mine.
I wonder if they may rub with the Titanium 18 inch wheels
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Cool. Thanks!
I will likely go with them on mine.
I wonder if they may rub with the Titanium 18 inch wheels
Should be fine. Josh (2012-focus) is running Vmax coil overs and is about as low as I am or lower, and he has aftermarket 18"s I believe. No issues.
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Should be fine. Josh (2012-focus) is running Vmax coil overs and is about as low as I am or lower, and he has aftermarket 18"s I believe. No issues.
Awesome. Thanks!
I'm picking up my 2013 in a few hours!
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