4.18117 | Complete Suspension Bushing Kit | Ford Escort 1997-2001

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  • 4.18117 Complete Suspension Bushing Kit - Ford Escort/ZX2 97-01
  • 4.18117 Complete Suspension Bushing Kit - Ford Escort/ZX2 97-01
  • 4.18117 Complete Suspension Bushing Kit - Ford Escort/ZX2 97-01
  • 4.18117 Complete Suspension Bushing Kit - Ford Escort/ZX2 97-01
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Complete Suspension Bushing Kit - Ford Escort/ZX2 97-01

Manufacturer: Energy Suspension
Part Number: 4.18117

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Price: $139.54

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  • 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)
  • Grease:
  • 2 - 9.11101 grease tubs
Suggested part for 4.18117: 4.1105
4.1105 Motor Mount Inserts
These are not included in the Hyperflex Kit, but are suggested as complimenting add ons.

Suggested part for 4.18117: dll127
dll127 Front Sway Bar Lateral Locks - 25-27mm
DST Silver Color - Limited Lifetime Warranty

Suggested part for 4.18117: kll127
kll127 Sway Bar Lateral Locks - 25-27mm
Whiteline Gold Color Plated - 3 Year Warranty

  • Energy 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.
FitmentComplete Suspension Bushing Kit - Ford Escort/ZX2 97-01 4.18117 fits these vehicles:
Hyperflex Master System Kit
It's Energy's System To Get The Very Maximum In Performance and Durability From Your Vehicle!

4.18117 | Complete Suspension Bushing Kit | Ford Escort 1997-2001

  • 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

Energy Suspension HyperFlex Package Kit

Thinking about changing a bushing? Why not replace them all? Energy Suspension Master Kits include the bushings you need to completely revamp your suspension. Positions and parts vary from vehicle to vehicle, but each package contains the bushings that Energy Suspension offers.

Energy Suspension's Hyperflex polyurethane is a firmer bushing than the O.E. Not only does this increase the longevity of the bushing but gives the suspension a boost in handling performance. With a firmer bushing, there will be a slight increase in NVH (noise, vibration and harshness), but most drivers prefer the boost in performance in spite of that. Replacing the entirety of your suspension bushings maximizes your handling and ensures it stays that way for a long time.

Energy Hyperflex Master Kit
Energy Hyperflex Master Kit Rubber

Replacing the Faulty Rubber

O.E. Manufacturer's use of soft rubber bushings when making a car. This is great for dampening noise and vibrations, but not so great for performance or longevity. Once the rubber fails, that quiet and smooth ride will fail as well. Rubber is prone to failure due to wear and tear, UV rays, road grimes, and vehicle oils.

Be sure to use Formula 5

This Package will come with plenty of Energy Suspension's own Formula 5 Bushing Lubricant. Using plenty of grease is the best way to ensure a long lasting part without any squeaking. So be sure to use more than enough lubricant when upgrading your suspension bushings. If you'd like some extra grease just in case, pick up an extra 3 pack or an 8 ounce tube.

Master Kit Formula 5 Gif
Energy Suspension 4.18117

Product Reviews for 4.18117 | Complete Suspension Bushing Kit | Ford Escort 1997-2001

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Energy Suspension 4.18117

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


starstarstarstar_borderstar_border" The parts overall appear to be of good quality, installation instructions are vague at best. "

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.

verified_user Verified Buyer - Dave Korzun - . Energy Suspension 4.18117 - 3 out of 5

starstarstarstarstar_border" Review 2 Years Later "

The bushings them selfs are holding up. The links where too too tall, had to shave down spacer for sway bar..over good product

verified_user Verified Buyer - Rodolfo Romo Jr - . Energy Suspension 4.18117 - 4 out of 5

starstarstarstarstar" Review 1 Year Later "

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.

verified_user Verified Buyer - Nick Kanzlemar - . Energy Suspension 4.18117 - 5 out of 5

starstarstarstarstar" Great! "

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.

verified_user Verified Buyer - andrew kivett - . Energy Suspension 4.18117 - 5 out of 5