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Old 09-23-2008, 10:25 AM   #41
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Heres a couple of "focusin" car, this is the frpp kit, but the first gen, the 2nd gen thats out now is slightly lower:

Hey mike... this is a pic of mine with the sec gen FRPP kit with the new springs.

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im dyin to get up with that frpp kit...how does the car handle with it. anyone with this kit could you rate your handling with it
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we really should update this thread, it hasn't been updated since 10/9/05.
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we really should update this thread, it hasn't been updated since 10/9/05.
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Old 05-25-2009, 10:25 PM   #46
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Roush stage two

Brand: Roush
rate: has not been released yet, thtas what Roush told me when i called
Drop: 1.75" around
Price: $450-1100 depends on where and when you get the kit. some places sold theirs for $1000 where as others like northcoast preformance sold me my kit for 450.
Impressions: good improvment over stock. much stiffer ride and less body role if the stage two is purchased( diffrence between stage 1 and 2 is two comes with a rearsway bar). i really like the kit it makes me feel that the car will not break lose. the rear never comes out unless yopu make a hard transion from right to left, but all cars do that.
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Freshen the thread? Yes, please!

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we really should update this thread, it hasn't been updated since 10/9/05.
Amen to that! Information on suspension mods that FF members find work well for the '08+ sedans and coupes would help my research/budgeting. My SES sedan really doesn't look right sitting way up there in the air on its coupe 17s, but I'll still need some ground clearance for runs up our Forest Service roads here in Washington's mountains.

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Old 10-02-2009, 02:30 PM   #48
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I would like to add a couple things about the Eibach Sportlines. It seems they have kind of a bad rap.


If you are going to run them, it is important to:

1. Have front & rear swaybars with good endlinks.

2. Use shocks & struts that can handle the amount of drop the Sportlines will give you.


I am currently running Sportlines with Eibach Pro-kit dampers in front and KW shocks in the rear. I also have factory front & rear swaybars. I have no problems with bottoming out, and I really like the ride and drop of the Sportline springs.











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Old 11-09-2009, 07:06 PM   #49
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Just got an emailed response from Roush about their springs rates. Got some info suprisingly with the rates below.

160 lbs/in front
188 lbs/in rear

I created another thread describing in more detail.
http://www.focusfanatics.com/forum/showthread.php?t=216047
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Old 02-27-2010, 06:04 PM   #50
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just bought car

I just bought my zx3 that came lowered, and i cant seem to figure out what brand springs i have. I know it has koni adjustable shocks and struts, and the lowering springs are yellow. its decently low to the ground, but i want it even lower. they maybe a 1.5 inch drop since its not slammed and drives decently well, but I have brand new skunk2 springs that i know will do 2.0 front and 1.75 rear, sitting in the garage. can anyone help me out?

ps i know they are not el cheapo springs, since the guy who owned it prior dropped a chunk of cash on the konis, and focussport header and full exhaust, and a nice looking wing. thanks!
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