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Old 01-28-2013, 02:38 PM   #1
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Moved; Lowering without camber

So i blew out the front passenger strut, so i might as well just lower the whole damn thing haha. 01 zx3, wondering how low i can drop it without having to camber it


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Old 01-28-2013, 03:41 PM   #2
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to the ground. 3" or more.
As long as you set your front toe to very close to 0 (max 1/8" out, preferably 1/16") the camber wear is not that significant.
rear toe should be 0.
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Im gonna be completely honest, i have no idea what "toe" is or means
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I am moving this to a better section and welcome to the site.
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Im gonna be completely honest, i have no idea what "toe" is or means
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So i blew out the front passenger strut, so i might as well just lower the whole damn thing haha. 01 zx3, wondering how low i can drop it without having to camber it
What do you mean by "having to camber it"?

You can run every single off the shelf coilover system on the market for the Focus without having to attempt to adjust camber settings as long as your toe is set to zero in the rear and 1/16th toe in for the front (PER SIDE).

Now, if you're trying to fit a very specific set of wheels and tires that are drastically different than stock sizes then you will need some components to dial your camber in.
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Check out this article on our site.

Explains every aspect of any sort of alignment you may run into.

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