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Old 02-02-2010, 08:21 PM   #11
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with the 1.5 kit....from Mike..you dont need a camber kit....you probably will with a 2.0-2.2" drop

Not entirely true. If you want to get down to -1.5 degrees or less with a 1.5" drop in the rear, odds are good that you'll need some sort of camber adjusting devise.
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if you go with the sportlines i think you have to ride a 205/45/17 if you go with a 215 you'll probably rub over bumps and sharp turns if not rolled.
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if you go with the sportlines i think you have to ride a 205/45/17 if you go with a 215 you'll probably rub over bumps and sharp turns if not rolled.
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Old 02-02-2010, 10:39 PM   #14
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Not entirely true. If you want to get down to -1.5 degrees or less with a 1.5" drop in the rear, odds are good that you'll need some sort of camber adjusting devise.
Mike told me that I wouldnt need one as long as I stayed around the 1.5" lowering mark
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dude you could probably run 17s with a 2inch drop. just pic a good tire size. roll fenders if needed. 1.5 will fit 17s no problem.
i heard the drop actually drops it 1.4 give or take.
just check out some pics of the drop on here :)
Offset of your wheel has a lot to do with it too. If running a 45mm offset like the SVT wheels, you'll be fine.
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Mike told me that I wouldnt need one as long as I stayed around the 1.5" lowering mark
That depends. Most foci come from the factory with more than -1.5 degrees. Lowering it increases the amount of negative camber and it varies from car to car. While this may be within Ford specs, more than -1.5 degrees is known to promote inside edge tire wear.
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It's posted on the Hilbish website but here you go, 1-800-849-0233
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LOL DUH! I didnt think to search for their website...

Anyways, thanks for the phone number, I just ordered the FRPP suspension kit! I cant wait to replace this blown Eibach prokit.
What was the price to get this shipped?

Also, not sure if you are planning to install yourself but if not, have you got any price quotes to get this installed?

Or if anyone has an idea of the price range to get this installed?
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