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Old 06-25-2004, 09:32 PM   #1
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Best thing to improve handleing

What will most improve the cornering of a stock Focus. Stress bars or Sway bars? Maybe something else?

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Why not check the SUSPENSION forum?
 
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GREAT. THANK YOU very MUCH
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well if you have the money, then just go for something like an eibach pro system kit. that will dramatically help handling. And if you have even more money, then the pro system plus kit includes the antiroll bars. But thats like 750 for everything, not including install. But if its only between antiroll bars (is that another name for stess?) and sways, then go for the antiroll bars. hope it helps.
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Thank you. I took my other friends advice and went to the SUSPENSION forum, and it sound like the SVT may be my ticket. Thank you for the input though.

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svt? what? why would you want to put another "ford" part to your car? man...save $500 and buy your self eibach pro or sport kit, h&r cut kit, fk hitec kit, or something better than a "ford" parts.
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ZX3 fo----whatever....

Spend cash out the butt if you want on the Eibach or get the SVT setup. I have the SVT setup with Prothane bushings and a stock ZX3 rear sway bar. Our sedans have no rear sway bar and adding one makes all the diff. Make sure you don't go too high a diameter because if you do your car will be squirrelly. You can get the full SVT suspension via the various Focus boards or on Ebay. The sway bar is usually available on the boards. New Edge performance has the bushing kit you need.

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Thanks Jim. Your confirmation is all the info I needed. If its running on yours I'm sure its more than adequate for me.

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ok, im afraid to ask what putting an Eibach system would do bc my stock focus takes corners beeter than any other car ive driven. dont know anythign about handling but does it prevent fish tailing or soemthing cause i noticed it does fishtail easier than like a sentra for example
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The pro kit is pretty solid. Keeps daily drivability with improved handling and a reduction in body roll. Hands down one of the best things you can do to your car
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