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Old 05-07-2014, 11:29 AM   #1
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Best Struts/Shocks for FRPP Kit

I've been trying to figure this one out but haven't had any luck so far. I have the FRPP Dynamic kit on my car (not the SVT kit, this one lowers it by 1.5" and is more performance oriented for those who don't know). Ford Racing discontinued the kit. I'm trying to find out what shocks/struts will work best with these springs. I'm not a track guy or autocross, just like to hit the corners quick at times and like a stiff ride, don't care for the bounciness. I have had Goldline springs with KYB AGX shocks and it was alright, bumps were hard on the car though.

Any suggestions?? Koni Orange, KYBs, Eibachs... etc. etc.?

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Old 05-07-2014, 11:59 AM   #2
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I'd go w/ the Koni yellows w/ those springs = awesome damper thats adjustable.
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I don't have 700 bucks to spend on shocks though otherwise I would. I'm looking to stay on the cheaper side. The FRPP entire kit was I think $300 when I bought it new including springs,shocks, everything. Sucks I didn't know they were discontinuing them or I would have gotten more for spares.
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You can get the eibach dampers for about $289.
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Ok thanks
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The standard SVT shocks/struts ($165) will fit and work ok but those are designed for constant rate springs- ie, not the ones you have. It's possible the shocks/struts will wear faster and ride quality will be diminished.
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Did you ever figure out the best struts to use? The struts on the front of my frpp spring focus are toast and larger road seams are like smashing into speed bumps. I just ordered two new svt struts and I hope I didn't mess up. I also didn't want to drop the money for the yellows since I'm already doing new moog control arms, struts, strut mounts, wheel bearings/hubs, and CV axles all at once. If it still moans,screams, creaks, squeaks, rattles and bangs after all that, I will just live with it.
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Did you ever figure out the best struts to use? The struts on the front of my frpp spring focus are toast and larger road seams are like smashing into speed bumps. I just ordered two new svt struts and I hope I didn't mess up. I also didn't want to drop the money for the yellows since I'm already doing new moog control arms, struts, strut mounts, wheel bearings/hubs, and CV axles all at once. If it still moans,screams, creaks, squeaks, rattles and bangs after all that, I will just live with it.
For the money why not go w/ the frpp's svt struts/shock kit.
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I already have new agx shocks on the rear and they work fine. I didn't see the need in pulling them off since they are adjustable and I can play with them to compliment the new front end. I was looking for a good balance between harsh and compliant and since the fronts that are blown are svt spec, I just ordered a new pair. The supply of svt struts is drying up fast it seems. What are we going to use for a replacement when that happens?
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