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- 2 - 2089 - Bushing Halves
- 4 - 2086 - Bushing Halves
- 4 - 2061 - Bushing Halves
- 2 - 2090 - Thrust Washers
- 6 - Center Metal Sleeves '2061 '2089 '2086
- 2 - 9.11108 - Formula 5 Prelube
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Energy Suspension provides grease to install these parts, but you can never have too much. Grab an extra 3-pack of grease so you can more liberally apply grease when installing.
8 ounce tub of High Performance Grease by Energy
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- 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.
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Energy Suspension HyperFlex Leaf Spring and Shackle Bushings
Vehicles with a leaf spring and shackle set up lean heavily on the springs to take the shock out of a bump. Not only does a leaf spring reduce the force of a bump that you feel, but it also evenly distributes the load across the chassis instead of the whole load pressing down on one point. Your ability to get to point A to point B without scraping the pavement is heavily dependent on the leaf spring and shackle bushings which mount the spring to the frame. Energy Suspension's Hyperflex polyurethane is a stronger material for the mounting points of a leaf spring and shackle. Polyurethane leaf spring bushings are able to handle the stress from the suspension and are not vulnerable to road grime. With Energy Suspension's polyurethane, you can protect your vehicle's ability to carry a load, and your bumpy free ride, for years to come.
Replacing the Faulty Rubber
O.E. leaf spring and shackles utilize a soft rubber bushing to mount the spring to the frame. The rubber is great for reducing the noise and vibrations from being transferred into the cab. Unfortunately, rubber bushings have a short lifespan. Once the rubber fails, due to wear and tear or road grime, a leaf spring's effectiveness is severely reduced. Meaning you will experience a very bumpy ride, the vehicle's ability to carry a load or tow is hindered greatly and you'll experience a loss of control.
Be sure to use Formula 5
A leaf spring bushing rotates a lot against the metal shell, so make sure you grease it well with 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. If you'd like some extra grease just in case, pick up an extra 3 pack or an 8 ounce tube.
Product Reviews for Rear Leaf Spring Bushings - Ford Explorer - 4.2124
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Energy Suspension 4.2124
starstarstarstarstar" Exceeds Expectation "
These bushings DO fit the explorer sport, for all you 2 door guys out there. This is the ONLY place that sells this product. Service was fast and installation was great. If you are upgrading (shackles,lift) your 2 door explorer, this kit is a lifesaver.verified_user Verified Buyer - Aaron Robertson - . Energy Suspension 4.2124 - 5 out of 5
starstarstarstarstar" Review 1 Year Later "
Yes, they work fine and installation was not difficult with the right tools. Thanksverified_user Verified Buyer - Victor Vasquez leytetaga7 - . Energy Suspension 4.2124 - 5 out of 5
Tough time getting factory bushings out of frame on my 2000 ford explorer Eddie bouer but once I did these fit right in with no problems whatsoever. Ride isn't any stiffer that I can tell. I give them a 10.verified_user Verified Buyer - Colin Robert Clayton Tallman - . Energy Suspension 4.2124 - 5 out of 5
Perfect fit, easy installation, better handling, nice price, and not available in Europe. Kit would be better with greasable boltsverified_user Verified Buyer - Wolfgang - . Energy Suspension 4.2124 - 5 out of 5