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Old 08-23-2012, 11:00 AM   #31
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Pretty sure the lx didn't come with the bracket. If you have a zx3 you are good.
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Old 08-23-2012, 11:17 AM   #32
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Old 09-12-2012, 10:44 AM   #33
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Small update. I had noticed some slight play in the left front, like a bad ball joint or something. Upon some further inspection I found that either I or someone else had not fully tightened the strut to spindle bolt thus allowing movement of the spindle around the strut. After applying Chinese monkey death grip it is noe sufficiently tight and there is no free play at all. So lesson is...don't forget to tigten things. :)
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Old 09-12-2012, 09:04 PM   #34
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Those rear springs are SVT springs, for sure.
Don't know about the front springs.

If one side (fender) is higher than the other, try disconnecting one end of one swaybar endlink and see if it settles out even. Reconnect it after the test.
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Old 09-12-2012, 09:27 PM   #35
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I could do that. But what will that tell me?
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If the car isn't level, the reason can be a bent swaybar or mismatched end links forcing it to lean.

It just eliminates the whole swaybar setup from the possible causes list during troubleshooting.
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Old 09-28-2012, 04:22 PM   #37
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bushings

Does anyone know if this Energy Suspension 4-18119G kit is a direct fit for the svt's. I have a rear rattle and that rear bushing is worn out.
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Old 10-04-2012, 03:32 AM   #38
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Hi 2 all from Moscow. Owning ST170 for 2 months, and have some questions about coilovers) now it has KYB UltraSR shocs + Eibah springs. I need to have some opportunity of adjusting height of a vehicle from stock (or Rus Spec FF1 = +1,5") to height of present Eibah spring height.
Does anybody know some coil kit for this terms?

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Old 06-19-2013, 04:15 PM   #39
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Sorry to bump a dead thread, but I bought this car from the OP last year in October. The car still has the same suspension and same problems, plus it's eating tires (inside wore down on the fronts in about 6500 miles).

I guess the thing to do is at least install new springs, if not just go completely stock. The car will be mostly DDed, but I will take it to an auto-x occasionally.

Edit: After looking at this post, http://www.focusfanatics.com/forum/s...5&#post1680015 and measuring my center to fender, it's sagging pretty bad in the front. My measurements are:

LF 12 15/16"
RF 13 1/4"
LR 13 3/4"
RR 14"

Guess I really need to replace these worn out springs.
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New Thread would have been nice, 4 pages is a lot to read just to look at what the problem might be....
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