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Old 10-09-2012, 12:50 PM   #31
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Hope he doesn't mind, but I can help until fociboy03 gets back on here. I have a full set of these on my SVT and they've been on now for a couple of years. No issues.



They're easy to adjust. For the fronts, you can simply lift the car. As the suspension decompresses with the wheel on, you can use one hand to turn the spring collar. No tools needed and they don't loosen on their own. For the rears, you have to remove the wheel to get to them. Put something on the threads of the sleeves so they don't seize. Their aluminum. My left rear doesn't move. I have to take it all apart and clean it sooner or later.



1. The fronts should fit with the omni kit. The rears are standard from 2000 to 2007 I think.
2. No need to change the springs as the springs you're getting in this kit are aftermarket coilover springs that are completely different from what comes on your car stock. The front springs in this kit will fit into upper spring collars that fit into your standard upper strut mount with the three bolts. Super easy.
3. For adjustments, read above.
4. Not sure about the arms he's selling. I don't have those on my car. Fociboy03 will have to chime in.
5. Nope, shouldn't need anything other than some time, beer and tools.

Thanks so much for the help Chris, as always help=Rep! You say you have these on your SVT, how stiff are they? I drive on pretty nice roads so that won't be an issue. I plan on keeping it low in the summer and jacked in the winter. Don't worry I wash it frequently so the suspension will hopefully stay nice for a long time. As for the above highlighted in pink I am thinking the rears will work on an 08. The reason I say this is I don't think they changed anything on the rear ends of our car but I could be wrong. If someone else knows for sure speak up.

^^Edit: Found my answer: http://forums.focaljet.com/massive-s...n-adaptor.html


So Fociboy I guess the only question still un-answered is regarding the control arms. So if you or anyone else chimes in I would appreciate it.

Thanks!
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Old 10-09-2012, 02:16 PM   #32
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Sold, thanks for all your help fella's.

I will put up some pics in the 2008-11 Modification thread once I put them on so you can see what they look like on the

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Old 10-09-2012, 03:07 PM   #33
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Looks like you bought them... cool.

How stiff are they?? Well I think the stock Focus Central spring rates were 175lbs front and rear. Compared to stock, that's a little stiffer in front, and should be much stiffer in rear (which is a good thing since you won't have a rear sway bar). Don't forget that stock springs are about 150-170 in rear (just remembering numbers off the top of my head) and now you're going to have 175lbs directly on the rear strut. So that means to have a spring in the stock position on the control arm mimic 175lbs on the strut itself, it would have to be much higher...maybe 250lbs??? Not if i explained it properly....

I drive in Vancouver, Canada and the roads here are pretty good all year round. To put things in perspective, I bought 400lbs springs in front and have custom 220lbs springs in rear (overall the stiffness feels the same front and rear), and I also have the 22mm front and 25mm rear swaybars. PM me later on when you're used to this kit and the spring rates. If you want to go stiffer, it's super easy and cheap!...although you have to pay attention to the overall length of the spring.

For example: stock spring you're getting in front is 175lbs x10" long. My 400's are 7" long.
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Old 10-09-2012, 05:54 PM   #34
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well crap on a stick. pm me if this falls through i guess lol
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well crap on a stick. pm me if this falls through i guess lol
I will let you know. But if it makes you feel any better they are going to a good home
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Old 10-10-2012, 10:05 AM   #36
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Fell thru. Still avail
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Old 10-11-2012, 06:23 AM   #37
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Sorry to have to back out. Hopefully you get another buyer soon.
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tell ya what, im wanting to go ahead and get rid of my nitrous kit. if i can sell that booger pretty soon ill take this off your hands. unless you want to do a trade? ill pay shipping both ways and im asking for $650 for my kit.

complete zex wet kit with MSD rpm window switch and bottle warmer. over a grand new. just need mounting brackets for the bottle. i just used big ass zip ties lol
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I like boostin not sprayin lol. Let me know
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