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Old 07-26-2019, 09:11 AM   #1
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So I’ve been looking for a coil over setup that won’t break the bank, and the only thing I’ve found are Ricelands. Is there a more economical strut, spring, and shock setup that would work well with my 2014 focus titanium?
I was thinking H&R springs, but don’t know what struts to go with it if I need to replace the rear ones, or just fronts.



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You're going to have to spend more money than Raceland's offerings if you want the ride to not feel like absolute garbage and not rust and seize up within 30K miles.
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Old 07-26-2019, 09:53 AM   #3
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You're going to have to spend more money than Raceland's offerings if you want the ride to not feel like absolute garbage and not rust and seize up within 30K miles.
Yeah... that’s why I made this post
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So I’ve been looking for a coil over setup that won’t break the bank, and the only thing I’ve found are Ricelands. Is there a more economical strut, spring, and shock setup that would work well with my 2014 focus titanium?
I was thinking H&R springs, but don’t know what struts to go with it if I need to replace the rear ones, or just fronts.
I guess I’ll respond since I just ordered the steeda lowering springs and will also be ordering st front struts and titanium “handling package” rear shocks from tousley ford. My focus is currently on eibach sportlines but the car is to low, sits 2 inches lower than stock. I’ll also be replacing top hats/bearings, etc. This is the most economical set up for the street that I’m aware of. I’ve been running those struts/shocks for the last 4-5 years and 60k miles (Florida).
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2'' to low? Handles great too.....
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2'' to low? Handles great too.....
Gramatical scholar lol. I couldn’t take the car through car washes after it got stuck and bent the mid chasis bracing on the drivers side. I’m trying to raise it up to prepare for Michigan roads as well so the logical move was Sportlines to Steeda. Undecided on St front struts or handling package all the way around. Thoughts Felix?
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I would run thru those car washes to start with. Thought you lived in Florida vs Michigan....I'd be figuring out the difference= Steeda vs the pro-dampers? If the st struts work & fit, I'd go w/ them. http://autogeek.com for your vehicle detailing products......bam....
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I always hand wash. However, the car wash will be to get the underbody every couple weeks to remove road salt.
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I'd be looking at a truck/jeep....
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I'd be looking at a truck/jeep....
Already in the works but that takes money lol. Working with what I got at the moment but projecting I’ll be able to pick up a used Tundra in a year or two.
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