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Old 12-09-2004, 10:44 PM   #1
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Hey everyone first time here. Im the proud owner of a 2002 lx sedan. I have a couple of questions. The first one; I did'nt know if to post in the suspension colum but it seems everything there is made for zetec. So I hope I can get help here. Here goes can the SVT FOCUS SUSPENSION KIT work on my ride. Second, what kind of disk brakes are best suitible for this car my budget is about a thousand bucks. And would like to have money left for other mods.


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Old 12-09-2004, 11:11 PM   #2
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yes the SVT suspension will work on your car, they will work on all model foci unless its a wagon.

Im assuming you are asking about the disc brakes that would replace the rear drums. Its very costly and really isnt worth the upgrade unless you really want to track the car, or want a show car.
I'd just stick with the suspension, then get intake exhaust and maybe a short throw shifter (if you have a MTX).
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Wait now, they have a short throw shifter out there for the IB5 Tranny (SPI tranny), now if you have the LX, that's the base model foci, so, you most likely have an SPI and the IB5 transmission.. go to this website and look around, you'll find a short throw for the IB5 tranny. Soon as I get the greens I'm gonna get on myself :) http://www.focus-central.com/
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Old 12-10-2004, 07:47 PM   #4
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I can hook you up with a guy in Michigan who will get you the whole disc setup for about $250 plus shipping. And by the whole setup I mean the WHOLE setup.

Go with the SVT setup, too. You'll love it. You'll get a subtle drop, too.

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If you are on a budget. The svt suspension is the way to go.
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Old 12-11-2004, 04:54 PM   #6
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Thanks for all the replies boys. I really appreciate it I think I will go with the svt suspension hopefully I can find a shop that will install it cheap. Now about that guy in Michigan; waterboy how can I go about getting the whole set up of disk brakes and what kind are they. I was looking into the baer line of cross drilled disks. But, if this guy has good stuff lets take a look.
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Old 12-11-2004, 08:34 PM   #7
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contact Dan or his wife at: dwerkema@prodigy.net.

He sells Focus parts from Foci that are wrecked. I have seen everything from SVT's to Konas in various stages of parting out. His prices are good and the service is great. Tell them that I (Jim) sent you and you'll get treated right. The disc setup is an OEM set from an SVT or one of the few disc setup cars that were out there. He'll get you everything you'll need for the swap, right down to the bolts and brackets. I'd bet he'd work on shipping with you if you bought the SVT suspension goodies from him. Get the rear sway bar and mounting brackets, too. The stock front bar is good enough, unless you're going for an all-out rally car.

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Thanks waterboy. This sounds like a great deal I think I will drop him a letter and see what he can work out with me. Do you think the SVT disk brakes will work on my lx sedan? If so im going for it.
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Old 12-12-2004, 04:16 PM   #9
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I can't say for sure. Dan would know for sure, he'll get you what you need. He won't sell stuff just to make a sale. He's in it for the long haul.

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Old 12-26-2004, 02:49 PM   #10
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Hey, IZDAWIZ, the Eibach Pro-System would be way cool too.....it's cheap priced for everything it includes......I've heard great things, but I'm still saving up to get an exhaust.....damn Holiday shopping!!!!

P.S. where in Cali do u stay at?
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