Offset 10+ - Focus Fanatics
Ford Focus Forum
HomeContact UsAbout UsGalleryDiscussion ForumsMarketplace


Go Back   Focus Fanatics > Ford Focus Tech Discussions > Brakes, Suspension & Body Chassis

Brakes, Suspension & Body Chassis The place to go for answers on brakes, suspension, camber, alignment and more.

Search This Forum | Image Search | Advanced Search    
Ford Focus Tire & Wheels FocusFanatics Merchandise

Closed Thread
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 11-14-2012, 09:21 PM   #1
darkstar
Focus Enthusiast
 
darkstar's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2005
Fan#: 23957
Location: North Houston, TX
What I Drive: 2002 liquid grey zx3

Posts: 84
FF Reputation: 1 darkstar Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (2)
Talking Offset 10+

Scored those rims for $250, they are Riken 15x7 off foxbody mustang.


I will be ordering smaller tires 165/50R or 185/45 this weekend. Current tires are 205/60.
Going to be dropped in few weeks, svt dampers with rod cut off 1 inch and rewelded for more low height clearance. I will be getting adjustable coil over sleeves with cut progressive springs. I am not sure how much camber I will be running yet because it will be daily mostly on highway, probably -2 rear and -1 to -1.5 front. I am excited to roll this shit out with rubber mallet and heat gun

I know it needs a lip badly! Eventually look for svt ones and I am contemplating to create similar to hofele grille :) the mesh looks exactly same as expanded aluminum mesh..


darkstar is offline  
   
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 11-14-2012, 09:37 PM   #2
sam fisher
I hate dents!
 
sam fisher's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2012
Fan#: 103137
Location: royal oak, MI
What I Drive: 2006 silver zx4 ses

Posts: 3,050
FF Reputation: 3 sam fisher Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (0)
looks kinda cool with the extra meat under there

Sent from my N860 using FF Mobile
sam fisher is offline  
   
Old 11-14-2012, 09:41 PM   #3
darkstar
Focus Enthusiast
 
darkstar's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2005
Fan#: 23957
Location: North Houston, TX
What I Drive: 2002 liquid grey zx3

Posts: 84
FF Reputation: 1 darkstar Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (2)
Thanks man I like it too, I should get same tire width but lower profile and leave the camber as it is. Pokee
darkstar is offline  
   
Old 11-14-2012, 10:14 PM   #4
lyonsroar
Guest
 
Join Date: Feb 2009
Fan#: 63166
Location: Midwest, NE
What I Drive: 2009 Volkswagen GTI

Posts: 8,043
FF Reputation: 31 lyonsroar Great Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (0)
No.
Nej.
Nein.
Ne.
Tla.
Nah.
Lo.
Iie.
Ma.
Mala.
Neen.
Waka.
Ham.
Ni.

"No" in 14 different languages. Enjoy.
lyonsroar is offline  
   
Old 11-14-2012, 10:19 PM   #5
sam fisher
I hate dents!
 
sam fisher's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2012
Fan#: 103137
Location: royal oak, MI
What I Drive: 2006 silver zx4 ses

Posts: 3,050
FF Reputation: 3 sam fisher Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (0)
^ lol . the rims look great too forgot to add , if i happened to own a v8 focus i would keep em like that tho :D

Sent from my N860 using FF Mobile
sam fisher is offline  
   
Old 11-14-2012, 10:21 PM   #6
katiekay
ɔᴉʇɐuɐℲ snɔoℲ
 
katiekay's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2006
Fan#: 42025
Location: Colorado Springs, CO
What I Drive: 03 CD Silver ZX5

Posts: 7,779
FF Reputation: 59 katiekay Excellent Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (48)
to FF

Right now, they don't look right. Maybe I'll change my mind about how I feel about this car when it get stanced. When you do stance it, please post better quality pics
__________________
Hatch Nation #8
September 2012 Ride of the Month
katiekay is offline  
   
Old 11-14-2012, 10:42 PM   #7
darkstar
Focus Enthusiast
 
darkstar's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2005
Fan#: 23957
Location: North Houston, TX
What I Drive: 2002 liquid grey zx3

Posts: 84
FF Reputation: 1 darkstar Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (2)
Quote:
Originally Posted by lyonsroar View Post
No.
Nej.
Nein.
Ne.
Tla.
Nah.
Lo.
Iie.
Ma.
Mala.
Neen.
Waka.
Ham.
Ni.
"No" in 14 different languages. Enjoy.
Thank you it was interesting :), I would like to hear about your opinion.
darkstar is offline  
   
Old 11-14-2012, 10:44 PM   #8
darkstar
Focus Enthusiast
 
darkstar's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2005
Fan#: 23957
Location: North Houston, TX
What I Drive: 2002 liquid grey zx3

Posts: 84
FF Reputation: 1 darkstar Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (2)
I was not going hellaflush or slammed, just nice low ride height. Slap on 205/45 and run it like autox style would be better for low offset. Maybe run fender flares for moar low heh.
darkstar is offline  
   
Old 11-14-2012, 10:49 PM   #9
katiekay
ɔᴉʇɐuɐℲ snɔoℲ
 
katiekay's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2006
Fan#: 42025
Location: Colorado Springs, CO
What I Drive: 03 CD Silver ZX5

Posts: 7,779
FF Reputation: 59 katiekay Excellent Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (48)
Quote:
Originally Posted by darkstar View Post
I was not going hellaflush or slammed, just nice low ride height. Slap on 205/45 and run it like autox style would be better for low offset. Maybe run fender flares for moar low heh.
If you're not gonna stance it, then you need a V8 to pull off that offset. Or do an RS conversion if you want to keep the wide look(but if you do an RS conversion, then the wheels have to go:)
__________________
Hatch Nation #8
September 2012 Ride of the Month
katiekay is offline  
   
Old 11-14-2012, 10:53 PM   #10
sleepyboy
FF's Night Security
 
sleepyboy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2004
Fan#: 15335
Location: SW Houston, TX, United States
What I Drive: 01' Yellow ZX3 euro, 04' ZX5 SVT

Posts: 25,088
FF Reputation: 47 sleepyboy Great Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (11)
I wouldn't cut a "rod" specifically on a SVT spring or strut that's just asking for trouble. Get some real coil overs and save your self money, time, and headache.
__________________
I started out with nothing and I still have most of it left

Hatch Nation #15 (Ole' Yeller') & #150 (The SVT)
Moderator for
Technical Chat
Zetec Performance Chat
Southern Fanatics Chat
sleepyboy is online now  
   
Closed Thread

Bookmarks & Social Networks

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 06:38 AM.


Copyright 2002-2014 FocusFanatics.com. All Rights Reserved : Terms of Use : Privacy Policy : Advertise Information : Site Map

Focus Fanatics Ford Focus Forum offers many fun ways for you to engage with other Ford Focus Owners from across the world. Whether it be about the aftermarket performance modifications, technical how-to's, European tuned suspension or awesome fuel economy similar to the Acura TLX or Fiesta ST. You can find all Ford Focus and Focus ST related information here. Join our Ford Focus discussion forums and chat with local Focus enthusiasts in your area.