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Old 05-01-2014, 08:25 PM   #1
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suggestion for wagon

Okay guys, taking care of my fuel pump has got me back into a good mood with working on this 00 Focus wagon, especially now that it hauls better then it used to.

BTW: I have to say, plastic dip is awesome, I put it on my wheels 2-3 years ago now, and it has lasted with gold paint on top of it. I would actually say the spray paint stuck better cause of the plastic dip.





So anyways, I'm looking at taking care of the suspension next, front and rear.

I have bushings, and new arms for the rear, but I have no clue which brands are good anymore.

So does anyone have a suggestion on a good spring/shock kit that will drop the wagon about a inch?


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Old 05-01-2014, 09:47 PM   #2
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can't help you on performance suspensions, but it's a good idea to blur your license plates prior to posting a pic on the internet
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I never got why people say it's good? It just says the state I'm in, other then that what can someone do with the numbers?
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I dunno, I guess folks feel that it poses privacy/safety issues. Google Maps has been forced to do it, so there might be some basis to it.
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I sure don't want to find out why it's bad.
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Now is eibachi still a good brand for springs atleast?
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yes that is a good brand.

if u stick with products offer by our vendor/sponsor and stay away from ebay brands
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Best price I've found for sway bar kit, I'm looking at the same thing.

http://www.amazon.com/Eibach-EIBACH-...rd+focus+wagon

Actually, I found it here for less if you consider free shipping (not much but eh, every bit helps):

http://www.partsgeek.com/ss/?ssq=Eib...ad=40264831212

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One caution, if yours did not have a sway bar on the back you will need to get the hardware kit to mount it. My Street Edition came with one.

Also, for springs you're looking for Eibach 3591.140 Lowering Springs for the 2000-2004 Focus Wagon, these are the Sport Springs that will drop it 1"-1.5". I just got some and am waiting for the delivery, decided to go for it since it's a mild drop. That's the least amount of drop you can have, the other more aggressive ones will drop it around 2.25" and then you're looking at more to change out to support that drop.
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Well I have sway bars on my wagon..... Never seen a model that didn't???


And okay well Eibach is on ebay brand new for $160ish. But what about shocks/struts?

And what's wrong with ebay? I buy stuff for my race quad all the time off there.
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