What's the best route to go about this? Would ebay springs be fine, or are they too cheap?
Unless I have missed something, it's either pro-kit or sport-line (and someone fill me in...).I've got eibach pro line on
H&R race springs w/ Koni yellow's is the hot setup for track style setups or for ppl looking for a stiffer ride. For a DD, I run & like the Eibach sportline system= 2'' drop that works great for a street driven foci. I also like the H&R sport cup kit= 2.6'' drop, but for me that's to low= running the 6'' diameter stealth muffler, so I'd scrape the muffler, even at a 45* angle at some driveways.Unless I have missed something, it's either pro-kit or sport-line (and someone fill me in...).
Prokits I think only drop an inch or less, and those would be fine forever on stock dampers.
Sportlines I'm pretty sure are 1.5" lower or a bit more, and I don't have any personal experience with those, but, typically much more than 1.5" drop will give you issues with dampers (and is my experience on other spring set ups).
>>>> Yea, your right^^^ That's why I run dampers setup for the springs.
Seems like more than a few guys run H&Rs with Konis (Koni's and Bilsteins, of various models, are made for agressive/stiff lowering springs...). But, cost goes up for the really good dampers, too.
Ok, have fun getting a replacement coilover is you ever have issues. The strut, is the weakest part (on the front) & is going to bent or get tweaked out at where it fits in the spindle. I've seen many focus's that have damaged suspensions & take out the struts & then if the hit is hard enough it'll take out a lca.I think im going with raceland coilovers. There about 110 a coil which is really cheap. They also have a nice warranty.