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Old 12-21-2009, 08:39 AM   #31
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It didn't do any good IMO.
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Old 12-21-2009, 10:59 AM   #32
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does the svt header flow better than the obx 4-2-1? but i do need an a/f guage asap! also i launch from idle...is that bad? when i power brake around 2500 rpm it's slower of the line and i get slower times
try launch around 1800.
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Old 12-26-2009, 07:10 AM   #33
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Question: Will a RSB help, or hurt a FWD car in the 1/4? And, what about the FSB?

My car didn't come with the rear one, but I've got a SVT RSB, and links sitting here. Just haven't ordered the Steeda RSB brackets yet. When I raced mustangs, both sway bars came off. What about the Focus?

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EDIT: Maybe I should ask this in the suspension section.
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my opinion is that you want the front as stiff as possible so it stays planted. before my eibach suspension and stiff mounts the front end would rise under load and stuff was slapping around. I put the stiff mounts all around, plus the springs and shocks, also the front brace. I am still thinking about more just to keep the tires flat and planted upon launch and burnout.

I guess you want that rear weight tranfer on the stangs, but imho the best you can do with a fwd is keep it stiff as possible.
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Thank you, that's what I was looking for. Would you say that a RSB might keep the back from squatting as much?
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Old 12-26-2009, 08:09 PM   #36
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Its a possibility give it a try and then let me know
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Old 12-27-2009, 08:16 PM   #37
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not sure, wouldn't think it would make much difference....spend your money on the front end
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Sadly, I already spent the money on a SVT RSB, and Moog endlinks. Maybe I'll keep them around for awhile. Thanks for your replies.
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Got a tune. Testing it out next Friday night. Ford Racing valvebody install/write-up/street test, next Saturday. Track test soon after.
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RT ... .113
60 ... 2.498
330 ... 7.011
1/8 ... 10.734
MPH ... 66.28
1000 ... 13.929
1/4 ... 16.643
MPH ... 82.72

Stock w/ST wheels = 17.089 @ 79.88mph
Stock w/steelies = 16.921 @ 80.65mph
Stock except for FSWerks tune w/ ST wheels = 16.643 @ 82.72mph

Steelies gained .168 @ .77mph over ST wheels.
Tune gained .446 @ 2.84mph over no tune.
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