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Old 04-24-2013, 11:52 AM   #11
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Tapatalk for the win

It does look off to me, especially given the advertised drop amounts. Offhand I can't really think of anything that could have been done wrong to cause such a reverse rake. You didn't remove the isolators from the rear when doing the swap, right? Did you index your front front caps before and after dissembling the struts?

Do a search for the Sportline drop in the forum and compare to their look. The two should be quite similar. The two issues that I brought up are the only things that I can think of.
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Old 04-24-2013, 12:24 PM   #14
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No everything went in the way it came out on the rear. And the strut mount is matched with the notch on the strut bearing, and it only bolts in one way. I figured the front would be at least as low as the rear.
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I'm going to move this to Wheels, Tires, Brakes & Suspension. Hopefully some more H&R owners will see it and can chime in on this.
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thank you sir. I need some advice, because as it sits now I'm not happy. I'd rather have the rough ride or sit high stock, than a reverse uneven rake.
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Btw I didn't find any pics of a mk3 on sportlines. But I'm really having trouble navigating on my phone.
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I don't blame you not being happy with it. I wouldn't have expected that much reverse rake given the specs. Here is Brads Sportline thread- http://www.focusfanatics.com/forum/showthread.php?t=294675
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Yeah me either. I thought it was going to even it out since the rear is a touch lower stock. But the guy's at h&r are trying to figure something out, so we'll see. Otherwise I'll have to go back to eibach.
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Yeah me either. I thought it was going to even it out since the rear is a touch lower stock. But the guy's at h&r are trying to figure something out, so we'll see. Otherwise I'll have to go back to eibach.
So you're in touch with the H&R guys? That should end up well, they're a great company from what I've seen.
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