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Old 01-29-2013, 12:21 PM   #1
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05 focus Squirrely back end in snow

So here is the deal. 05 Focus zx4. Stock setup with no issues last winter. Over the summer put in different springs to lower it just a few inches. Did not do anything with camber or alignment. Everything seemed fine. Winter hit and it seemed like the car was all over the place, the rear end would not stop going back and forth to the point if it was a little slick if felt like it was going to spin out if you went over 40 mph. Dry pavement, it was fine. We put new all weather tires on thinking this would help. It got better but still gets a little white knuckle when it gets a little slick out. Not like it was last winter before the springs.

So with that info, what do you think? Do I need to make some sort of adjustment to the camber or do I need to go back to stock springs or do I look for something else? It almost seems to dangerous to drive.


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