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Old 04-16-2011, 12:34 PM   #51
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$286, he has them in stock, i say go with toulsey

What's the diff between yellow and orange koni's?
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Thanks for this great info..I am looking forward to do the same thing replace my 4 set of suspension upgrade..
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Old 04-16-2011, 09:19 PM   #53
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Orange Konis (STR or whatever) are non-adjustable. Yellows are adjustable.
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Old 04-16-2011, 10:03 PM   #54
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"SPC rear camber arms and front camber plates"
Is this necessary when adding new, lower springs? Or will alignment take care of camber issues?
If you don't get adjustable arms or camber plates in your suspension somewhere, you will not be able to get a decent wheel alignment. These adjustments are necessary to compensate the different angle the struts will be sitting at with shorter springs.

Just to give you something to think about: I recently upgraded my main suspension components (more to come before summer's end). I decided to get new SVT springs instead of lowering springs. I think my car is low enough. Plus, I didn't want to mess with adjustable shocks/struts. I had adjustable coilovers on my '94 Cobra. I drove myself crazy trying to find just the right settings. I couldn't make up my mind even a year later. So, I went with the orange Konis this time. They are non-adjustable. The ride over the old ones is awesome! While the are stiffer than the originals, they still supply a nice smooth ride. I bought the springs and the Konis from Massive the fronts were $94 ea., the rears were $70 ea., springs were $140

I also went with a Massive strut tower brace and a Massive rear shock tower brace. I now have a very level car, practically no body roll and and smooth ride.

BTW, since I was changing springs as well, I also bought new strut mounts (top of the strut, keeps the spring in place) from Summit for $26 ea, coil spring seats (between the spring and strut mount) from RockAuto for $13 ea. and KYB universal bellows $11.50 ea also from RockAuto. I had my struts assembled and ready to install and a straight up swap.

If you are interested, I have a thread here about how each mod effected my car after each was installed.
http://www.focusfanatics.com/forum/showthread.php?t=253528
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Old 04-17-2011, 12:32 PM   #55
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I forgot to mention I just bought a pair of Denso O2 sensors from RockAuto for $30.79 each. If you need any part numbers for any of the above, I can supply them on request.

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