FSWERKS Rear Stress Bar - Ford Focus 2012-2018

SKU: FS038K

by: FSWERKS

  • $129.95
  • 28 reviews


The FSWERKS rear stress bar is designed to reduce chassis flex under hard cornering resulting in improved control and handling. Construction consists of 16 gauge 1.25" diameter high strength steel tubing and features TIG welded ends. The stress bar mounting brackets connect directly to the rear shock mounting points offering the absolute strongest connection possible. You'll truly be amazed at the rigidity of this stress bar. Legal for SCCA Street Prepared classes. Available in powdercoated satin black or silver finishes.

Features:

  • Light weight design, only 3.7lbs.
  • Easily can be removed via four nuts within 5 minutes.
  • No chassis drilling required.
  • Includes mounting hardware and instructions.
  • Installs in approximately one hour.

Fitment:
Ford Focus ST 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Ford Focus Hatchback 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 ALL
Ford Focus RS 2016 2017 2018

Note: Does NOT fit sedan.


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FSWERKS FSWERKS Rear Stress Bar - Ford Focus 2012-2018 Review
07/02/2020
Stress Bar

For the price it's a great piece, you have to remove everything in the trunk to install it but its pretty straight forward. I'm very happy with the quality I highly recommended it!

IA
Ignacio A.
United States United States
07/03/2020
FSWERKS

Great photo! Thanks Ignacio :-)

FSWERKS FSWERKS Rear Stress Bar - Ford Focus 2012-2018 Review
06/17/2020
Awesome Rear Stress Bar

This is a great product at a great price. The installation was very simple as well took less than an hour to install. Thanks FSWERKS for making such great products.

C
Chad
United States United States
06/20/2020
FSWERKS

Thank you :-)

FSWERKS FSWERKS Rear Stress Bar - Ford Focus 2012-2018 Review
05/16/2020
Best Stress Bar and Best Value

Simple and quick to install, great build quality. Makes a noticeable difference. Compared to other really bulky and heavy bars around this was the best since I get to keep my cargo space and you can’t beat the price! Highly recommend

DB
Daniel B.
United States United States
03/26/2021
Great addition

The strut bar is great and feels extremely stable around corners and is a very noticeable difference at high speed. Installation was easy and replaced the sketchy OEM strut bolts with nice bolts that feel much more secure. I would definitely recommend this strut bar to any ST owner.

JK
John K.
United States United States
03/31/2021
FSWERKS

Thank you John :-)

10/02/2020
Piece of cake

Install was flawless and my car handles so much better in those hard dips and turns. Noticed a difference immediately after installing. Adds rigidness to the rear and overall tightens everything up.

JG
Jose G.
United States United States
08/02/2020
This bar is fantastic!

I bought the rear sway bar from steeda and didnt notice anything at all in handling increases at higher speed driving. Bought the rear strut bar from fswerks, fixed the understeer issue immediately. Its not very noticeable at lower speeds but once you hit long sweeping corners you definitely feel the bar keeping the rear stable through cornering. Highly recommended for spirited driving or track use.

PF
Preston F.
United States United States
05/18/2020
Did more than I thought it would

This is apparently what my build was missing. Tightened the rear end up nicely. Feels more stable on the highway and long sweeping turns. Build: Bilstein Sport shocks, Ford racing springs, rear sway bar, front traction bar

IA
Ian A.
United States United States
05/13/2020
FS Werks Rear Stress Bar

Highly recommended, tightens up the rear end of the car substantially, def a mod you can feel in the twisties. Did the job on ramps in no time, no plastic or carpet removal needed. Recommend for any ST/RS owner. Thanks FS Werks

LW
Lucas W.
United States United States
05/19/2020
FSWERKS

Thank you Lucas :-)

04/24/2020
Stiff

Stiffens the ride, m in and out of turns you can feel a huge difference.

CR
Christopher R.
United States United States
11/27/2019
Excellent, very happy with it!

Excellent, very happy with it!

CC
Christopher C.
Australia Australia
05/06/2019
focus rs

Top quality product, shipped to australia in no time, easy install

OZ
oliver z.
Australia
04/09/2019
A must have for the ST

Quality product! Tightened up the rear of the car and keeps the car from wanting to drift at high speeds through a curve. I had purchased a Steeda bar and it was crap and that’s all I’ll say about that. If you’re on the fence go with FSWerks, you won’t be disappointed. Install was a breeze(already installed one that wouldn’t fit)

RG
Ryan G.
United States
03/29/2019
A must have

I was very happy I had this part installed on the car by fswerks before my trip to willow springs. The car performed better than I could have imagined along with the front lower stress bar. My ST performed amazingly on the track in the high speed turns at willow.

JF
Jeff F.
04/22/2019
FSWERKS

Thanks for your track feedback Jeff :)

09/21/2018
Rear stress bar

Great bar no longer have the rear end feeling loose on high speed turns ST feels secure and planted

JS
John S.
United States
06/20/2018
Handling

I purchased this and a rear strut tower bar and my handling has never been better. On top of the tighter chassis I haven’t felt any torque steer in the smallest amount. Highly recommend for any ST owner, without this lower tie bar and rear strut tower bar you will never be able to get the full power out of your ST in a safe and controlled manner.

JB
James B.
United States
05/31/2018
Rear focus rs strut support bar

My experience with FSWERKS has been great, the item that I purchased was sent out to my home in Australia super fast, I received the item in just under 2 weeks. The product itself I’m super happy with and have installed it in my car. A big thank you. Kind regards, Blake

BP
Blake P.
Australia
02/13/2018
Stress bars

High recommend. Stiffness up the suspension

RE
Roberto E.
United States
01/10/2018
Great product

The bar itself was great. Well made. The only trouble I ran into was the plastic covers on my car.

BS
Branden S.
United States
06/01/2017
Rear Sway bar

It's was a great experience, the staff are super cool they were able to answer all the questions I had about my ST.

AM
Alberto M.
United States
05/06/2017
Awesome Bolt On

Took a bit longer for the install because I failed to read what everyone had already said about the carpet. That said, it was STILL a simple and fairly painless install. The bar looks great and I can definitely notice the back-end is more rigid through fast corners Great mod for the money - Highly recommend!

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