Tom Suddard
Tom Suddard Associate Editor
6/27/17 10:20 a.m.

Our final to-do item was motivated by self-respect rather than speed: Using an eraser wheel (available at most auto parts stores) and Prep-Sol, we scraped away the tagged and tacky-looking clear bra that a prior owner had stuck onto our Focus. Underneath that damaged film we found shiny, new-looking paint. To complete the makeover, we washed and waxed the car.

We want to keep our freshly polished paint from accumulating any more damage, so we installed a set of Rally Armor mud flaps. The manufacturer offers mud flaps for lots of popular cars, and universal sets for everything else. Installation was accomplished with screws and captive nuts.

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Gaunt596 Reader
8/26/17 10:39 a.m.

What did you decide upon for spring rates?

Sk1dmark New Reader
2/5/20 10:37 a.m.

What ever happened to this project? I read through this prior to getting my SVTF and wondered with it cutting off a few years ago now.

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