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Old 09-24-2009, 09:38 PM   #41
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having just watched a video on this today (lol) I can completely vouch for this 100%

now I didn't read so I dunno what's really been discussed.

I'm getting ready to do a 1.8" drop, front and rear, with the SVT damper kit as well. I'm guessing I'm gonna have a crap load of negative camber since it has to sit so low, right? and those stupid guys at the shop I went to......they set my toe to 0* so I gotta fix that. luckily I know what I'm doing with that rack. LOL.
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0 toe up front is fine.
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I'd like a little toe out though. LOL.

in regards to your statement though. yes 0* toe is totally fine up front, but I asked for a little toe out and I didn't get it (of course) so at least I can do it to how I want it now
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i will never pay someone $70 to set toe again. Just set up some strings or fishing line and get a nice machinist's ruler with 32nd's or 64th's. The Focus track widths are

1494mm f 1486mm r
58.82in f 58.80in r

here's a good how-to on a subie, but we dont have nearly as much adjustability...

http://www.scoobymods.com/howto_4_wh...nt-t7388.html?
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Yes, as it lowered negative camber is usually increased. How much though cannot be easily determined. Zero toe (front or rear) is better than too much toe in or out and may actually be an OK starting point. The rear "may" end up feeling a little looser than one with a little toe-in. Rear toe-out is when things get interesting and really isn't appropriate for a street driven car.
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what are the toe specs currently?
Just got my alignment readings.
Left front: camber -1.7 & toe 0.06
Right front: camber -1.6 & toe 0.12
all in degrees
rear was fine per earlier modifications
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My recent specs for my 03 sedan after a recent set of rear shocks change........

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According to my alignment report, 07 Focus specs are:

Toe: -0.05" .. +0.05" Front, +0.04" .. +0.14" Rear
Camber: -1.25* .. +0.25* Front, -1.75* .. -0.25* Rear
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i am looking for the specs to get the most out of my tires, and best gas mileage possible

not looking for performance handling at all as my dd is eating front tires, 3rd set in 70k

The inside shoulders seem to be wearing the fastest and when driving there is a wurring sound that is uneven, as in uneven tire wear

I have an 03 focus ZX5
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They're in a sticky at the very top of this section I believe its called Focus Alignment Specs....pretty hard to miss!
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