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Old 06-25-2012, 09:19 PM   #91
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So far even with out the springs settling, the gap has been reduced to where you index finger and middle finger fit between the tire and wheel well. Before four fingers
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Old 06-25-2012, 09:22 PM   #92
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So far even with out the springs settling, the gap has been reduced to where you index finger and middle finger fit between the tire and wheel well. Before four fingers
That's old-school low rider measuring! Nice!

I am at one finger.
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So far even with out the springs settling, the gap has been reduced to where you index finger and middle finger fit between the tire and wheel well. Before four fingers
Ah, okay. Yeah, I can get four fingers in mine now. I guess sometimes it's hard to tell unless you're there to see the before and after. That sounds like a pretty perfect drop while still being practical for a DD.
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So far even with out the springs settling, the gap has been reduced to where you index finger and middle finger fit between the tire and wheel well. Before four fingers
I think it has some more settling to go. A nice bumpy road might help it out. This is gonna be my next addition to my Focus. The drop will look great with my 17's.
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Not driving much till the end link is replaced, should be in tomorrow. After install getting an alignment
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That's old-school low rider measuring! Nice!

I am at one finger.
Mmmm. One finger. I miss the high school days...
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What struts are you guys using with the lowering springs? I can't seem to find anything that would work good for drop shocks. I don't think I've even seen a set of Koni Yellow's yet come to think of it.
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Stock struts since that's all that is available at the moment. Me personally once these go out I may upgrade to Ksport coilovers
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What struts are you guys using with the lowering springs? I can't seem to find anything that would work good for drop shocks. I don't think I've even seen a set of Koni Yellow's yet come to think of it.
It would take some modifications but some one has already modified the Koni Yellows from a MS3 2010+ for the front with Bilstein B8 rear shocks from a V50.

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Mmmm. One finger. I miss the high school days...
I would have thought someone would have gotten my dirty minded joke. Jeez guys!
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