suspension question - 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

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 06-24-2013, 05:33 PM   #1
thetweak
Focus Rookie
 
Join Date: Jun 2013
Fan#: 115498
Location: Muncy, PA
What I Drive: 02 red ZX3

Posts: 10
FF Reputation: 1 thetweak Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (0)
Question suspension question

i am a bit new to the focus scene and looking into budget upgrades

before i go out and buy it i wanted to get the opinions of fellow focus owners on if it is a quality purchase

to start http://www.summitracing.com/parts/fm...3/applications

thanks in advance


thetweak is offline  
    Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 06-24-2013, 08:35 PM   #2
iminhell
C2H5OH
 
iminhell's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2006
Fan#: 36222
Location: Darwin, MN
What I Drive: 2000 & 2001 ZX3's

Posts: 10,368
FF Reputation: 48 iminhell Great Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (4)
Good choice.
iminhell is online now  
    Reply With Quote
Old 06-24-2013, 08:52 PM   #3
Magus2727
Focus Fanatic
 
Magus2727's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2009
Fan#: 62897
Location: Salt Lake City, UT
What I Drive: 2001 Malibu Blue ZX3

Posts: 3,938
FF Reputation: 9 Magus2727 Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (2)
Its a great kit. IMHO you cant get a better road suspension. if you wanted a stiffer more track type set up then there are other options. but this is a great set up to run on a new in 2002 focus and even better on a focus that's seen 11 years.

I would also replace the strut bearings up front and the isolators/bushings for the rear. you will likely find the old ones bad. or shortly in need of replacement.
__________________
2001 ZX3 2.0L Zetec-
Hatch Nation #42

Going through Rebuild See "The TICK Build Thread" for details (http://www.focusfanatics.com/forum/showthread.php?t=289168&referrerid=62897)
Magus2727 is online now  
    Reply With Quote
Old 06-24-2013, 08:53 PM   #4
thetweak
Focus Rookie
 
Join Date: Jun 2013
Fan#: 115498
Location: Muncy, PA
What I Drive: 02 red ZX3

Posts: 10
FF Reputation: 1 thetweak Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (0)
thanks ill be getting that as soon as my legacy sells
ill make sure to get all the parts i need before i swap....not into doing the same job more than once
thetweak is offline  
    Reply With Quote
Old 06-24-2013, 09:42 PM   #5
thetweak
Focus Rookie
 
Join Date: Jun 2013
Fan#: 115498
Location: Muncy, PA
What I Drive: 02 red ZX3

Posts: 10
FF Reputation: 1 thetweak Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (0)
unless someone knows of something better or a better place to buy them ill be getting http://shop.advanceautoparts.com/web...strut+bearings and http://www.summitracing.com/parts/ens-4-6105g
__________________
give me means motive opportunity and ill get it done
thetweak is offline  
    Reply With Quote
Old 06-24-2013, 09:45 PM   #6
Lappracing
Focus Enthusiast
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Fan#: 74732
Location: Moorpark, CA
What I Drive: 2009 Focus black/silver

Posts: 67
FF Reputation: 2 Lappracing Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (3)
Great kit. You can get a better price directly thru Ford. $247 Click on Ford Racing Parts. P/N M-3000-zx3

Check here: Tousley Ford Parts
Lappracing is offline  
    Reply With Quote
Old 06-24-2013, 10:17 PM   #7
Magus2727
Focus Fanatic
 
Magus2727's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2009
Fan#: 62897
Location: Salt Lake City, UT
What I Drive: 2001 Malibu Blue ZX3

Posts: 3,938
FF Reputation: 9 Magus2727 Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (2)
Also check local... shipping on that is going to eat the savings from not paying sales tax or the discount you may get. Often people also sell this "kit" used as they progress to a more aggressive suspension set up.
__________________
2001 ZX3 2.0L Zetec-
Hatch Nation #42

Going through Rebuild See "The TICK Build Thread" for details (http://www.focusfanatics.com/forum/showthread.php?t=289168&referrerid=62897)
Magus2727 is online now  
    Reply With Quote
Old 06-24-2013, 11:10 PM   #8
zetecDon
Where am I?
 
zetecDon's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2009
Fan#: 62506
Location: east of Cincinnati, Ohio, OH
What I Drive: 02 ZX3, 02 MX-5

Posts: 7,407
FF Reputation: 28 zetecDon Great Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (45)
Moved to "Brakes, Suspension & Chassis".
zetecDon is offline  
    Reply With Quote
Reply

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 03:11 PM.


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.