Focus Fanatics Forum banner
1 - 9 of 9 Posts

·
Registered
Joined
·
202 Posts
Discussion Starter · #1 ·
I order some raceland coilovers and installed them this past week. And I love them! I lowered all the way down in the back with no adjuster. And front all the way down. When the car is on the ground The rear sway bar end links I think they're called are cocked up at a 45° angle. I'm thinking it needs to be flat or close to it. When I corner normal or hard it feels like the rear moves or shifts. I want it to be tight. Any help? Thanks
 

·
Registered
Joined
·
202 Posts
Discussion Starter · #3 ·
Heres some pics
 

Attachments

·
So mote be it
Joined
·
9,563 Posts
Your bushings look beat, order some poly ones. Yours are completely pancaked, causing the angle of how the bar attaches to be off. Also, are you missing the metal spacer that goes below the arms and the two sets of bushings?


See how much thicker and further spaced from the LCA these are:


You should be able to pick up a new set from most part stores. Moog, Energy, Prothane are all good names. Endlinks and its bushings will fit the same for all focus models from 00-11.

Also, what bar is that? It almost looks like the angle of the tabs on it are a little more extreme but that might just be the angle of your pictures and your worn bushings.
 

·
Registered
Joined
·
2,582 Posts
With the car that low, the ends of the sway bar will be at a bad angle. Even the pic above with a blue sway bar, rotate that sucker up as far as your's and it will be at a similar angle.
 

·
w/ my magic bag
Joined
·
33,477 Posts
I agree the OP's sway bar does look like the ends are at a different angle. Mine is the same blue bar as shown in the first picture i posted though.
If the op needs to get a poly bushing kit w/ a 1- 2'' spacer in the middle to rotate the bar down some.
 
1 - 9 of 9 Posts
This is an older thread, you may not receive a response, and could be reviving an old thread. Please consider creating a new thread.
Top