• 4.18117 HyperFlex Master Kit Ford Escort ZX2 97-01

HyperFlex Master Kit Ford Escort ZX2 97-01

Part Number: 4.18117
Manufacturer: Energy Suspension
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Hyperflex Master System Kit
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Bushing Replacement Kit - Ford Escort - 4.18117

  • Front Control Arm Bushings - 4.3152
  • Front Sway Bar Bushings and End Links 25mm - 4.5168
  • Transmission Shifter Stabilizer Bushings (manual tranny) - 4.1106
  • Steering Rack Bushings - 4.10105
  • Rear Trailing Arm Bushings - 4.7123
  • Rear Sway Bar Bushings and End Links 13mm - 4.5169
Performance Polyurethane Master Bushing Sets
  • Get real performance, for both on the road and off.
  • Popular performance car, truck and SUV applications.
  • A real must for competition use, or just for that "seat-of-the-pants" fun!
  • Increases vehicle stability and control as well as durability.
  • Reduces wheel hop and traction loss.
  • Proven for many years, by both professional and amateur racers alike.
  • Both restores and improves better than new!
  • Made of Energy's HYPER FLEX performance polyurethane.
  • Heavy duty metal components are used, for increased strength, when applicable
  • One Set Will Cover the Left and Right Side

Front Control Arm Bushings

Rear Trailing Arm Bushings

Front Sway Bar Bushings

Front Sway Bar Endlinks

Rear Sway Bar Bushings and Endlinks

Shifter Bushings

Steering Rack Bushings

Front control arm bushing set: 4-3152

(Must replace O.E. Cupped washers with supplied

flat washers)

2 - 2384 lower control arm bushings (front position)

2 - (.875”O.D. x .480”I.D. x 2.232” sleeve)

2 - 2383

1 - 17019 installation instructions.


Rear trailing arm bushing set: 4-7123
2 - 8211 body position bushings.
2 - (.750”O.D. x .480”I.D. x 1.960” sleeve)
2 - 8212 spindle position bushings.
2 - 15.10.377.39 (1.00”O.D. x .807”I.D. x 1.963” sleeve)
1 - 17039 installation instructions.

Front steering rack & pinion bushing set: 4-10105
1 - 10026 (drivers side at clamp)
1 - 10027 (drivers side at subframe)
1 - 10028 (passenger side)

Shifter bushing set:4-1106
(Manual trans only)
2 - 2213 shifter bushings.
1 - (.750”O.D. x ..408”I.D. x 1.485” sleeve)
1 - 17073 installation instructions.

Front 25mm sway bar bushings and end link
bushing set: 4.5168
2 - 5479 25mm sway bar bushings.
8 - 4806 end link grommets
8 - (cupped washers)
2 - (.562”O.D. x .375”I.D. x 1.000” sleeve)
2 - (3/8”-16 x 5” bolt)
2 - (3/8”-16 nut)
1 - 17039 installation instructions.

Rear 13mm sway bar bushings and end link
bushing set: 4.5169
2 - 5491 13mm sway bar bushings.
8 - 4806 end link grommets
8 - (cupped washers)
2 - (.562”O.D. x .375”I.D. x 1.000” sleeve)
2 - (3/8”-16 x 5” bolt)
2 - (3/8”-16 nut)

2 - 9.11101 grease tubs

 energy logoEnergy Suspension warrants its products against defects in workmanship and material for 24 months when used on passenger cars and light trucks. Products that have been abused, altered, or incorrectly installed are not covered. Energy Suspension will replace defective products or component parts, if inspection for factory personnel determines the part to be defective. Warranty replacement covers only the product. Labor claims, time loss, or freight charges will not be honored.

These are not included in the Hyperflex Kit, but are suggested as complimenting add ons.

Motor Mount Inserts  

Alternate Part Numbers for 4.18117
  • ENE-4.18117G
  • ENE-4.18117R
  • ENS-4-18117G
  • ENS-4-18117R
  • 418117G
  • 418117R
  • hyper flex kits
  • hyper flex package

Energy Suspension 4.18117

Product Reviews for Bushing Replacement Kit 4.18117

Energy Suspension 4.18117

4 out of 5 based on 6 user reviews. Write a Review

Overall, its a solid kit. One gross oversight in the front lower control arm bushings - it should have been a 2 piece bushings with flanges on both ends. Unfortunately the kit requires you to reuse part of the OEM rubber bushing, its like a big rubber washer and its likely dry rotted and is unuseable. The part is discontinued from Ford, so good luck finding one. Energy Suspension was of no help in figuring out what to do. Without some form of flange to restrict movement, the bushing is free to move forward and back on the sleeve roughly 1/4 inch unimpeded. You will need to fabricate a total of 4 pieces that will cover the exposed portion of the sleeve to limit/restrict this movement. Ill be using Delrin sheet stock to make the appropriate "washers" 2 at 1/4 inch thick and 2 at 3/8 inch thick and a hole saw to cut them out. Why couldnt these guys design it right when they made it rather than relying on Fords design.
3 out of 5 - The parts overall appear to be of good quality, installation instructions are vague at best.
Dave Korzun - . Energy Suspension 4.18117
The bushings them selfs are holding up. The links where too too tall, had to shave down spacer for sway bar..over good product
4 out of 5 - Review 2 Years Later
Rodolfo Romo Jr - . Energy Suspension 4.18117
My car has been driving great, the bushings gave my car a "european" stiffness, it feels nice. The bushings were coupled with "premium" struts, but not super high performance. I highly reccomend these to anyone....... P.S. I used hammers and muscle to install these, trust me, use a press.
5 out of 5 - Review 1 Year Later
Nick Kanzlemar - . Energy Suspension 4.18117
This is one of the best upgrades you can do for the money and you will see what I mean when you get the old bushings out. And the ride quality after the install is dramatic it feels like a different car. You do have to do some slight mods to the sway bar bushings that mount to the frame but nothing a drill wont fix. They were much easier to install than I thought it only took me about 4.5 hours but I was using a lift. Bottom line if you are looking to replace your oem bushings these are the ones to do it with. Great product and fast shipping.
5 out of 5 - Great!
andrew kivett - . Energy Suspension 4.18117
What led me to install these bushings was sloppy steering, ghost steering on the highway (control arm bushings moving causing car to shift directions while driving. Very dangerous!), and a general sloppy feeling to the suspension. The bushings took a long time to install and you should definitely have at least one person helping with this install if you're not gonna take it to a shop. The first day of installation I only got the rear sway bar bushings, links, and lateral links in and that made a world of difference already. I couldn't wait to get the front done as soon as possible!! The next weekend I did the steering bushings and those were a **** to get on, but were worth all the effort as my steering control went from night to day. The rest of the bushings (control arm, front sway bar) went on the following weekend and man it has really made a difference. I did not get a chance to use the shifter bushings as I drive an Automatic but hopefully one day Ill swap to a Manual and get a chance to use them! Great Product if you are on the edge of buying these or not I'd say go for it! One of the best mods for the price!
5 out of 5 - Great Product
Scott A Franz - . Energy Suspension 4.18117
I had my garage put in all the pieces that were required and the project went very well. I am driving the car on occasion and with these ( and some other) suspension components it handles like new. "Just what I wanted"!
5 out of 5 - Excellent
Stephen J Burke - . Energy Suspension 4.18117