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Old 04-03-2009, 05:00 PM   #1
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rubbing

ok i sat pretty low with my stock svt suspension (lower than normal)
my car was rebuilt cause it was in a wreck before i bought it.

so idk if that has something to do with it.
but the front right wheel is good and doesnt rub.
the front left does rub when i hit the tiniest of bump.

i have Eibach pro struts and shocks with racecraft springs.

the left side also sits a little lower than the right.

i went and tried to get it aligned and they cant get it close to stock specs.
idk what to do.
cause its starting to cut some of the tire. (not deep yet) but u can see where it will rib and if i take a right turn at about 20+ it will just rub til the wheel straightens out.

im thinking of sell the setup i have now and then going with some coiloevers.

idk what i should do.

help


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What wheels are on the car right now?
If they're not stock, what's the offset?
Tire size?

I've never even heard of Racecraft springs.
How much did they lower the car?

Check the pic in this post...it's a pretty common place for rubbing:
http://www.focusfanatics.com/forum/s...32&#post379032
^^^Just bend that tab in (by hand) a bit, and it may solve your problem.
That is, unless it turns out you have too low of an offset on the wheels or too tall/wide tires.
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running the stock 6 spokes. and 215/45R17

and it rubs right where the bumber meet the fender.

set my car real low.
went to get it aligned and they said that they couldnt get the front left toe right.
so it toes out just a tad too much and it rubs and its starting to mess up my tire a bit.
i mean it rubs when i hit bumps. and turn to the right going about 20+ it will just rub till i turn the wheel straight.
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