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Old 11-19-2012, 09:03 AM   #1
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Svt suspension on 05 hatch

Does anyone know if act suspension will fit on an 05 zx3?

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Old 11-19-2012, 12:29 PM   #2
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Yes, some will need an omni kit and some wont
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Old 11-19-2012, 12:35 PM   #3
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What exactly is an on I kit? Sorry don't know a lot about the focus uet
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Somewhere between 05 and 06 ford changed/redesigned the front struts. The omni kit is essentially a sleeve that allows you to fit the slimmer front struts from earlier models into the newer designed front. This increases the choices of aftermarket suspensions for later focus models.

http://massivespeedsystem.com/_massi.../i-252473.aspx
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Old 11-19-2012, 02:50 PM   #5
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Any specific month between I don't wanna have my car apart to find out it don't fit
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I think the older set-up has a uniform spring shape. The newer one has a little pigtail at the bottom, which is, the diameter of the spring decreases for the last coil.

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new (springs are the ones on the left and right, and they are upside down compared to how they'd be on your car):
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Thanks ill look wen I get home I just can pass up a full act suspension for 100 bucks
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Just looked and it will fit without the omni kit
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Just to add it'll only drop your car .05''. FRPP has 1.5'' springs too. If only 1/2'' Whats the point?
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Old 11-19-2012, 06:26 PM   #10
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Not so much lookin for drop. I'd imagine it handles better
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