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Old 03-10-2004, 02:17 PM   #1
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autoX suspension set up/daily driver compatible

alright i searched and searched for this and have turned up no real answers, so here i am to ask everyone. i am looking into some new suspension for my focus and have come across several "good" buys. these are the three kits that i am seriously considering...

1)Eibach pro system plus
2)apex sport kit
3)some kinda kit from H&R ( really dont know much about them)

i want something i can still drive around and be comfortable with but be able to autox at a reasonably competitive level.


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Old 03-10-2004, 02:36 PM   #2
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Either the Apex kit or H&R would be fine.

I run H&R Sport Springs with Koni Adjustibles. Not a mega stiff spring, so its very streetable, yet also nice on the track. I've heard great things about the H&R Cupkit too.
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Old 03-10-2004, 03:00 PM   #3
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i have heard great things about the cupkit but nothing really about the apex kit. i heard that h&r can be kinda stiff for day-to-day driving...

which one is cheaper i guess is the next question then?
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Ive heard nothing but good things about the FK Hi-tec kit and there on sale for $350 right now as a deal through www.clubfocus.net.
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i'd say the FK might be alittle too soft for the track, though. my opinion anyway. when i had just the drop on my zx5, i foud it was still a little soft in the corners (but still much better than stock) sway bars REALLY helped! i went with the eibachs for that one.

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i say get the pro kit plus, its worth it
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would it be a good idea to get the apex kit and add eibach sway bars or just go all eibach?
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I would get the Apex kit and add eibach sway bars. For the money the Apex kit is hard to beat.

The konis are over $ 500 just for the dampers and the H&R cup kit exceeds $ 600, not really viable for a daily driver.
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i have heard about mixing the apex kit with a progress rear sway bar and rear bushings. anyone have any input on this? does the eibach sway bar kit still sound better?
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