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I am wondering if anyone has used this pierce motorsport tie bar?! I know fswerks and TB performance have bars as well, but this is a first that Ive seen having the option for 2,4, or 6 points.

Thing weighs about 14lbs but for the added support and brace I think this can tremendously help flex and traction. Let me know what you all think.

http://www.piercemotorsport.com/2013-2017-ford-focus-st/
 

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I am wondering if anyone has used this pierce motorsport tie bar?! I know fswerks and TB performance have bars as well, but this is a first that Ive seen having the option for 2,4, or 6 points.

Thing weighs about 14lbs but for the added support and brace I think this can tremendously help flex and traction. Let me know what you all think.

http://www.piercemotorsport.com/2013-2017-ford-focus-st/
That's not a MKIII pictured. Wonder what their braces actually look like?

Sent from another garage.
 

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That's not a MKIII pictured. Wonder what their braces actually look like?

Sent from another garage.
Is it even a focus? I think I see driveshaft and rear diff?
 

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hmm. yea I'm gonna have to contact them and see how theirs is all set up for the Focus cause yea that bottom end is totally different. Ive been wanting to start focusing on suspension and handling with the car so I'm digging deep to see if theres any other options out there lol.
 

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He pretty much stated that they used the under body of a Fiesta ST. The braces jig is built to order so they do not have one of the Focus ST. Kinda weird cause when you go to the fiesta ST product portion they only have an option for a 4 point bracer. Where is the 6 point option for the fiesta st if it shows a 6 point brace in the other picture.
 

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Older thread but here us the brace for a focus st. I'll post pics after install.


Sent from my SM-G965U using Tapatalk
 

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I got mine installed a while, long while ago, but never posted a picture here


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How much room is there between your Pierce bar and your CP-E charge pipe? Did you have to jerry-rig it to get that clearance or was the Pierce bar designed to clear the CP-E charge pipe?
 

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How much room is there between your Pierce bar and your CP-E charge pipe? Did you have to jerry-rig it to get that clearance or was the Pierce bar designed to clear the CP-E charge pipe?
technically they are Depo pipes but same thing as far as size and what nots...

All bolts up easy and PLENTY of space
 

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Driving impressions?
night in day in feel and stiffness. I am not a pro driver so I don't know how technical I can get but without repeating everything that it already states it does, it DOES do it. I am very happy with my purchase and it is one of those items I wish I had bought sooner but didn't believe the hype.
 

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So to install these you need to have the front suspension loaded correct?

From the first day I drove my ST I felt it needed more bracing, the front and rear don’t feel too connected when swinging left/right or vice versa.
 

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So to install these you need to have the front suspension loaded correct?

From the first day I drove my ST I felt it needed more bracing, the front and rear don’t feel too connected when swinging left/right or vice versa.
My car was up in the air when I installed mine. torqued everything to spec and dropped it and drove off.

Please correct me if I am wrong! but I have installed a bunch of these front braces from 2 to 4 to 6 points now and have done them all the same.
 

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Any rotating part of the Suspension with bushings need to be installed loaded first and final tightening sequence perofrmed then.

Not doing that could mean binding in the bushing and tearing as its tightened in one direction and then loaded and it cannot rotate and be at a resting state.

This is more important with rubber over poly, but should apply across the board as best practice
 

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Any rotating part of the Suspension with bushings need to be installed loaded first and final tightening sequence perofrmed then.

Not doing that could mean binding in the bushing and tearing as its tightened in one direction and then loaded and it cannot rotate and be at a resting state.

This is more important with rubber over poly, but should apply across the board as best practice
That’s what i thought I’ve read. Thanks.
 
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