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Old 08-03-2012, 01:51 PM   #111
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Finally finished installing the springs and swaybar and took it for a ride in the mountains. In short, they're freaking awesome! They made a significant improvement in the handling of the car. There's a whole lot more grip, greatly reduced nose-diving under braking, and cornering was much flatter and glued to the road. I also felt that power was delivered more effectively since the weight of the car isn't bouncing around so much. Overall, it's one of the best things you can do, and the drop looks superb! I was too excited to start working to get a before pic, but heres an after pic with a not so good camera:

I did take before and after measurements though. I measured from the top center of the blue Ford cap to the body.
Before | After | Drop
Driver Front : 13 1/8" | 12 11/16" | 7/16"
Pass. Front : 13 5/16"| 12 13/16 | 1/2" (8/16")
Driver Rear : 12 7/8" | 12 1/2" | 3/8" (6/16")
Pass. Rear : 12 7/8" | 12 1/2" | 3/8" (6/16")

The drop isn't quite what they advertise, but I have an SE with the sport package so they might be comparing it to different stock springs. Either way, I'm extremely happy with the greatly improved handling and the way it looks! Thanks to Steeda for making great stuff and thanks to Brandon for getting me the goods!
Looks really good man, I have the same set up with the springs and way and agree completely with you
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Old 10-29-2012, 10:23 AM   #112
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Has anyone had an issues after installing there springs where it sounded like the springs were creaking when your turning the wheel or going over a bump? I just installed my springs yesterday and they seem fine when driving along but make alot of nose in corners over bumps?

Any tips or things to check would be appericated
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Old 10-29-2012, 04:07 PM   #113
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Has anyone had an issues after installing there springs where it sounded like the springs were creaking when your turning the wheel or going over a bump? I just installed my springs yesterday and they seem fine when driving along but make alot of nose in corners over bumps?

Any tips or things to check would be appericated
I sent something to engineering on this and will get back to you once I hear back. Sorry to hear you are having issues, this is the first time I have heard of such.
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Old 10-29-2012, 04:16 PM   #114
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I sent something to engineering on this and will get back to you once I hear back. Sorry to hear you are having issues, this is the first time I have heard of such.
I really appericiate it Ill try to post a video from inside the car soon of the noises its making
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I really appericiate it Ill try to post a video from inside the car soon of the noises its making
Did you install the springs?
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Old 10-30-2012, 08:29 AM   #116
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I had them done at my dads shop by a guy who's installed springs thousands of times.

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Is it just one corner making noise?
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heres a video you can hear the noise and its coming from both sides

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I love the steeda sport springs in my mustang, I may go with these on my Focus as well

Since a lot of Steeda guys chimed in here, can anyone give me some more info on what wheels and suspension is in this Steeda Focus?

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