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Old 09-06-2011, 03:26 PM   #161
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agree about the dragging part and i just went with sportlines so that it wasn't to low here is a link to some pics if you want to check it out

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Looks hot! :D
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Old 09-07-2011, 12:12 AM   #162
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Thanks did you ever get yours back yet?
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Old 09-12-2011, 06:59 PM   #163
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That looks really nice. I've waffled and waffled on doing something with the wagon. I hate for it to lose any height really because I drive it off road sometimes. With 130k, the time for something to do with springs is coming.
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Old 09-13-2011, 10:01 AM   #164
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Thanks and could you not run svt springs on a wagon? They would not lower it to much but would increase handling over the stock setup.
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Old 09-14-2011, 05:26 AM   #165
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Wagon rear suspension is different. It uses a standard dual eyelet shock instead of a tower shock, the springs are shorter, and don't take up space in the cargo area. My control blade isn't the same either, it's completely straight instead of hooked.

I've been trying to find someone who'd simply make me a custom coil spring- which isn't all that expensive, that isn't a variable rate spring.
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Old 09-14-2011, 11:03 PM   #166
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That's crazy there is that much difference in a hatch and a wagon but no difference in a sedan and a hatch. Go ford for being complicated.
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The differences have to do with having a larger cargo area. What's really funny is that the uncommon rear suspension, the wagon, is what's depicted in the drawings from my Helms manual for all Foci. That really made no sense to me at all. All is not lost though. Bilstein offers a coilover kit for the wagon, Eibach offers several spring selections. The least amount of drop available is 1.5" F and 2" R IIRC. When I finally have the money set aside for it, then I'll start looking. Unfortunately, it seems like the car is going to be put off and put off for more important plans like my daughter's school since our friendly good ole po-boy governor has decided to cut 230M from Special Needs head start programs and school.
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Old 09-17-2011, 07:33 PM   #168
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Do I just kill these conversations or what?

So are any of you locals going to bring a Focus that doesn't look like it's 2 days away from the scrapyard to the Fun Ford Weekend and hang out? It would be really nice if someone had a 2012, but I don't think there are any 2012 owners in Memphis on the site.
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You don't kill them been a little busy sorry, and when is it?
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October 15-16. A few weekends off.
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