2008 Suspension Capatabilities - Focus Fanatics
Focus Fanatics Ford Focus Forums
HomeContact UsAbout UsGalleryDiscussion ForumsMarketplace



Go Back   Focus Fanatics > Ford Focus Tech Discussions > Brakes, Suspension & Chassis

Brakes, Suspension & Chassis The place to go for answers on brakes, suspension, camber, alignment and more.

Search This Forum | Image Search | Advanced Search    
FocusFest Ford Focus Tire & Wheels FocusFanatics Merchandise

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 02-02-2013, 08:09 PM   #1
ez_sleazy
Focus Jr. Enthusiast
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Fan#: 100108
Location: Washington D.C., DC
What I Drive: 2008 dark blue SES

Posts: 32
FF Reputation: 1 ez_sleazy Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (0)
2008 Suspension Capatabilities

I have a 2008 SES and looking to upgrade the suspension. I found some suspension packages but none that matched my year. Are there previous years that are compatible with the 2008 model?

I'm looking to get lowering springs, with that I'd imagine I would need new shocks and struts too? (I'm at 40k miles if that makes a difference?)
anti-sway bar for the rear
upper and lower front stress bars

Also on a side note because I hate how my wheels hop when I launch and shift into second I was looking at new engine mounts? I hear this is supposed to help? which ones/ how many do I need? would I be better off (cost wise) just buying tubular control arms??

Thanks


ez_sleazy is offline  
    Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 02-02-2013, 11:35 PM   #2
StaX
Focus Enthusiast
 
StaX's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2008
Fan#: 60442
Location: Houston, TX
What I Drive: 2008 Blue S MTX

Posts: 383
FF Reputation: 2 StaX Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (0)
You'll need an Omni kit from massive to use pre 06 struts http://www.massivespeedsystem.com/_m.../i-252473.aspx
I've herd the lower brace helps with the wheel hop, I have one installed but can not confirm if it does or not
http://focus.c-f-m.com/struttowerbra...ressbar_2.aspx
__________________
Mods in Profile
StaX is offline  
    Reply With Quote
Old 02-03-2013, 04:16 AM   #3
zetecDon
Where am I?
 
zetecDon's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2009
Fan#: 62506
Location: east of Cincinnati, Ohio, OH
What I Drive: 02 ZX3, 02 MX-5

Posts: 6,837
FF Reputation: 28 zetecDon Great Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (44)
Moved to "Wheels, Tires, Brakes & Suspension".
zetecDon is offline  
    Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks & Social Networks

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 05:00 PM.


Copyright 2002-2014 FocusFanatics.com. All Rights Reserved : Terms of Use : Privacy Policy : Advertise Information : Site Map

Focus Fanatics Ford Focus Forum offers many fun ways for you to engage with other Ford Focus Owners from across the world. Whether it be about the aftermarket performance modifications, technical how-to's, European tuned suspension or awesome fuel economy similar to the Acura TLX. You can find all Ford Focus related information here. Join our Ford Focus discussion forums and chat with local Focus enthusiasts in your area.