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Old 10-15-2012, 05:10 PM   #151
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How do the rear go in, with having the separate spring? I haven't figured that out yet...
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How do the rear go in, with having the separate spring? I haven't figured that out yet...
The shock goes in just the same as a stock one would. The spring comes with a perch with two lock collars. You can bolt the perch in place (where the stock spring sits, don't know what it's called). The collars adjust up and down which is how you change the height in the back.

The shock is adjustable as well, which has more to do with the travel of the shock than it does with height adjustment. Also crucial stuff, but I am not as good at explaining that one.
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Old 10-15-2012, 06:07 PM   #154
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The shock goes in just the same as a stock one would. The spring comes with a perch with two lock collars. You can bolt the perch in place (where the stock spring sits, don't know what it's called). The collars adjust up and down which is how you change the height in the back.

The shock is adjustable as well, which has more to do with the travel of the shock than it does with height adjustment. Also crucial stuff, but I am not as good at explaining that one.
Interesting.
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Some fit a shield...after they get tired of paying for oil pans...
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Ha! You made me laugh. OK. So how would one do that? There are not a lot of 'hard points' that I can see (thinking of my 07).
CFM's 4 point lower stress bar would make a great starting point.
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Scraping the oil pan isn't really an issue on the Focus. Or at least not on my D20, I could be wrong on Zetecs or D23. You'll hit subframe before anything else.
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Old 10-16-2012, 09:41 AM   #158
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I have to use a jack to lift my car to get my tires out of my wheel wells to put tire shine on my tires. Does that make me a bad person?



I've got 205/40 tires on an 8" wheel. I guess my SVT Focus is "ruined"





Nice ride. What wheels are those and size?
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That whole car looks good. I like the wheels. They kinda remind me of the earlier '90's Saleen Mustang wheels.
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Scraping the oil pan isn't really an issue on the Focus. Or at least not on my D20, I could be wrong on Zetecs or D23. You'll hit subframe before anything else.
Maybe not the pan on a D-tech but you'd take out the filter. Or have a good change at it.
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