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  • Festiva / Aspire custom info *please read before you post*

    This is a page with the basic information that is asked a lot so make sure you look over it to make sure you aren't asking a question that is answered here.

    Link to topic about wheel bolt patterns(has lists of which cars had what)

    http://www.fordfestiva.com/forums/showthread.php?t=90

    Also a link to a tire size calculator remember that the stock Festiva wheels where 165/70 12's

    http://www.miata.net/garage/tirecalcold.html or http://www.miata.net/garage/tirecalc.html

    link to a page about offset of wheels

    http://wheeltool.com/info/offset.html

    Link to Wil's article on proper brake break in procedure as well as drum and rotor resurfacing and how to correct the e-brake freeze.

    http://www.fordfestiva.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=4033(dead Link)

    If you can find anything else helpful please post a link with a short description. I hope this helps you guys out with some of the more common questions.

    If your question wasn't answered here it might have been already just search the forums and if you can't find it post your question. This just helps to reduce clutter and to reduce the amount of questions that are answered over and over again. Thank you for your help in making my life easier.
    Last edited by muscle_Car1; 01-23-2010, 08:48 PM.
    the blue b6-ze oh yeah!!

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    Ok, guys, I am working on updating some of these links. So far the first, second, and last link works. I will try to find some good links about brake swaps.


    link to Stevo's rear disc brake swap on the old ezboard. Alot of good info.

    http://p074.ezboard.com/ffordfestiva...tart=1&stop=20

    Abe's capri front hub and brakes install (There are pics on the second page and more information there.

    http://www.fordfestiva.com/forums/sh...=2265#post2265

    More front brake discussion

    http://www.fordfestiva.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=602

    springs, shocks, and ride quality and lots of really useful info

    http://www.fordfestiva.com/forums/showthread.php?t=9859
    Last edited by nonamekid; 08-25-2008, 02:59 PM. Reason: updating links
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    • #3
      I get a dead link on the "aspire brake swap" thread

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      • #4
        here is another place to get the aspire swap.

        Aspire brakes http://www.clubprotege.com/wil/howto/aspirebrakes.htm

        Tire size calculator which is better than the ones above

        http://www.1010tires.com/TireSizeCalculator.asp

        Offset calculator

        http://www.1010tires.com/WheelOffsetCalculator.asp
        It's a good thing you don't read the stickies, you might of learned something.Poverty produces creativity

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        • #5
          DIY wheel alignment thread:
          http://www.fordfestiva.com/forums/sh...ad.php?t=14004

          -"Hairlipstiva" 1991 GL 5spd (swapped from an auto), rolling on Enkei 14x6 +38 with 195/45/14 Toyo's, Jensen MP5720 CD deck, tach install, LED strip in cluster, down position rear wiper, FMS springs, Gabriel shocks on 4 corners, Acura Integra short shifter
          -Escort GT 91 donor car with BP, G5M-R tranny to be dropped in the little guy...
          -Aspire brake swap COMPLETE!
          https://www.wunderground.com/persona...?ID=KOKOWASS38

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          • #6
            I'm getting a dead link on the wheel bolt patterns.
            ENFORCER - Midwest Festiva Inc., Iowa

            #1 '90 Sport to modified Lx - RollazX
            #2 .....Cheesehead
            #3 '91 White - Donor Car
            #4 .....Montana Project
            SOLD----Levistiva for $1500
            Bought her back for $450
            Now that's darn near priceless!!

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            • #7
              I would lreally like to see some of the dead link items in this thread.
              Rodney

              1991 FI 5 Speed Aqua Blue

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              • #8
                what can i put on my 92 festiva for a bigger and wider rim and tire combo?

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                • #9
                  bad question.

                  use the search button.
                  87 rx7
                  92L starsky and hutchstiva bp swap, aspire swap, side pipes(tranny swap on the way)
                  94 caddi deville
                  99 f250 LD 4x4 12 inch lift on 38s
                  ......

                  i need more festies.

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                  • #10
                    That might be but what about those dead links......
                    Rodney

                    1991 FI 5 Speed Aqua Blue

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                    • #11
                      There are numerous....and I do mean numerous...other links and discussions that are ver y recent on that subject. All you have to do is look....ohhhhhh MONSOOOOOOON....LOL
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                      89L Silver EFI auto
                      91GL Green Auto DD
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                      until we close our eyes for good.
                      I will sleep when I die!
                      I'm a little hunk of tin, nobody knows what shape I'm in. I've got four wheels and a running board, I'm not a Chevy, I'M A FORD!

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                      • #12
                        Here is a link to find lug and bolt pattern for any vehicle:

                        http://www.discountedwheelwarehouse...._Reference.cfm

                        -"Hairlipstiva" 1991 GL 5spd (swapped from an auto), rolling on Enkei 14x6 +38 with 195/45/14 Toyo's, Jensen MP5720 CD deck, tach install, LED strip in cluster, down position rear wiper, FMS springs, Gabriel shocks on 4 corners, Acura Integra short shifter
                        -Escort GT 91 donor car with BP, G5M-R tranny to be dropped in the little guy...
                        -Aspire brake swap COMPLETE!
                        https://www.wunderground.com/persona...?ID=KOKOWASS38

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                        • #13
                          great

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                          • #14
                            also for how to measure lugs:
                            http://www.stylinconcepts.com/images/boltpattern.html

                            -"Hairlipstiva" 1991 GL 5spd (swapped from an auto), rolling on Enkei 14x6 +38 with 195/45/14 Toyo's, Jensen MP5720 CD deck, tach install, LED strip in cluster, down position rear wiper, FMS springs, Gabriel shocks on 4 corners, Acura Integra short shifter
                            -Escort GT 91 donor car with BP, G5M-R tranny to be dropped in the little guy...
                            -Aspire brake swap COMPLETE!
                            https://www.wunderground.com/persona...?ID=KOKOWASS38

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                            • #15
                              The emergency brake fix link is broken. I have been searching the website for it but the only thing I have really found is to make sure the arms that go into the hubs are free.

                              Thanks in advance.
                              :festiva::newb::festiva:

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