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Old 11-01-2009, 10:30 PM   #81
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Personally I dont like the final drive ratio of the MTX75. Its to high for my liking. 3k at 70mph... come on now... My last car had a final drive of 3.55 in 4th gear, and it would sit at 2700 at 80mph, soooo smooth! Wish the focus could do that I miss my last car

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Old 11-01-2009, 11:31 PM   #82
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Its not just the final drive. It depends entirely on the ratios of the other gears as well. I would bet you would get a noticeable decrease in acceleration with a 3.55 final drive in the Focus. Kinda like going with a 3.41 2.3 and then a 3.82 2.3. There is a reason people who race love the 4.06 gears.
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Old 11-01-2009, 11:38 PM   #83
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I love my getrag... All except first gear on the hills... But boosting will help with that hopefully.
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Old 11-02-2009, 12:58 AM   #84
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the SVT Getrag has the dual input layshaft design giving it two final drive ratios. I'm pretty sure it's 2:88:1 in 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 6th and 4:22:1 in 4th, 5th, and reverse
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Old 11-02-2009, 11:48 AM   #85
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Turbo and Turbo Misc are packed out and ready to go! I am taking my ST front Calipers and Rotors too. Maybe some one else would be interested in them... hate to see parts collect dust.

On another note my ST seems more "alive"... It really scoots on down the road now for some reason? I find it interesting that now it has some pick up and go. Anyone else have this phenomenon with their ST?
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Old 11-02-2009, 04:28 PM   #86
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Its probably from the gas stations having the correct blend gas now. We are getting out of that little month period where they are switching to the winter blend and the fuel systems are working a bit better.

Are you getting rid of your calipers?
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Old 11-04-2009, 09:12 PM   #87
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OK guys I need help im woundering how low i should go on my zx3 with my
17's im geting Eibach Pro Plus Kit with springs and the anti roll kit sway bars. Should I go 1.2 in front and 1.6 in the rear or 2.0 in front and 2.2 in the rear? Help.
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OK guys I need help im woundering how low i should go on my zx3 with my
17's im geting Eibach Pro Plus Kit with springs and the anti roll kit sway bars. Should I go 1.2 in front and 1.6 in the rear or 2.0 in front and 2.2 in the rear? Help.
Lets see... My ZX4 has 17" Euro's with 225/45/17 and a Eibach Pro Kit just allows a small gap between the tire and fender at rest. It is lower than stock height with a stiffer spring and it closes that nasty factory gap. I will try and take pictures tomorrow. I am on duty today... I believe that the Pro Kit has the 1.2" drop in the front and 1.5" in the rear. I would recommend the Pro Kit over the Sportline Kit.
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I think with the 2in kit you will rub alot.
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I think with the 2in kit you will rub alot.
I am pretty close w/ the Pro Kit and my 17's. I wouldn't risk the 2.0" drop with the sportline kit.
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