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Old 08-09-2012, 09:03 PM   #1
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Lowring Sedan Focus.

Hey guys I have a 2001 ford focus se with svt 17 inch 7 spoke rims on it. I want to lower it to where the wheel well and tire are almost touching but not fully. Only like a 1.5 inch drop. I just want to get a set if lowring springs for now. Any lowring springs that can make this happen?
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There's lots of springs available that will drop the car 1.5". While all will be shorter they will also be stiffer. This requires a firmer and shorter shock to adequately dampen the stiffer shorter spring. I do not recommend that you match a lowering spring with a stock shock. The spring will overpower the shock leading to poor handling and ride quality. Ford Racing Performance Parts (FRPP) makes a spring and shock that drops 1.5 inches and costs about 300.00 delivered (available from Tousley Ford or Central Florida Motorsports (CFM) a FF site sponsor .
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Is that a ford dealer ship? If so could I use my discount that set up im a ford employee at jim burke ford in bakersfield California.
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Is that a ford dealer ship? If so could I use my discount that set up im a ford employee at jim burke ford in bakersfield California.
Haha I bought my Focus as a CPO from Jim Burke. If they sell things from the Ford Racing catalog, then yes. Otherwise, no. Looking at the FRPP site, though, it looks like the closest FRPP dealer to Bakersfield is 70 miles away in Lancaster.

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Tousley is a Ford dealership near Minneapolis, Minnesota.
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Your gonna have to go 2" to get the look you want.
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Your gonna have to go 2" to get the look you want.
True. A 1.5" drop is pretty mild on the Focus. Check it out:


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Like said above 2'' is the way to go.
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True. A 1.5" drop is pretty mild on the Focus. Check it out:


Colonel-Structure by Focus Dave, on Flickr
Damn that's a nice focus yellowjelly I don't think I've evere seen it before.


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