4.3151 | Victoria | Rear Control Arm Bushing Replacement Kit

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  • 4.3151 Rear Control Arm Bushings
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  • 4.3151 Rear Control Arm Bushings
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Rear Control Arm Bushings

Manufacturer: Energy Suspension
Part Number: 4.3151

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Price: $116.94

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  • 6 - 3345 - Rear Control Arm Bushing
  • 2 - 3348 - Rear Control Arm Bushing
  • 6 - 3099 - Upper Front Thrust Washer
  • 2 - 3101 - Lower Rear Thrust Washer
  • 2 - 9.11101 1/2 OZ. Lubricant Packer
  • 1 - 17273 - Instruction Rear Control Arm Set
  • 8 - 15.10.296.39 (.812OD x .562ID x 2.435L)
  • 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.
FitmentRear Control Arm Bushings 4.3151 fits these vehicles:
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Polyurethane Rear Control Arm Bushings
On the rear of vehicles, they make a dramatic improvement in the way they handle with quicker steering response and greater vehicle control.

4.3151 | Victoria | Rear Control Arm Bushing Replacement Kit

Polyurethane Rear Control Arm Bushings
  • Maintains proper alignment under extreme conditions on and off road and during competition.
  • Improves vehicle handling, cornering and overall control
  • Full floating, for smoother operation.
  • Made of Energy's HYPERFLEX performance polyurethane to add performance and durability
Footnotes
  • One Set Will Cover the Left and Right Side
  • Must Reuse Existing Outer Metal Shells

HyperFlex Control Arm Bushings

A control arm bushing plays a vital role in a suspension. Replace that faulty O.E. rubber bushing with an Energy Suspension Hyperflex control arm bushing. These polyurethane bushing provide the longevity and performance needed to maximize a suspension's efficiency. 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.
Energy Suspension Control Arm Bushing
Energy Suspension Control Arm Bushing
 

The Faulty O.E.

As your suspension travels, a rubber control arm bushing is repeatedly stretching and flexing. After a while, the center sleeve begins to sag and your suspension alignment is throw out of whack. The sagging will go on until the rubber fails completely.

Be sure to use Formula 5

A control arm 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.
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Energy Suspension 4.3151

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

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starstarstarstarstar" Magnificent "

Ive installed this kit on two Lincoln Town Cars. A 95 and a 97. Form, Fitment, and Function is superior. Especially with the pre 98 Panthers that dont have the Watts Link.

verified_user Verified Buyer - Charles Rainey - . Energy Suspension 4.3151 - 5 out of 5
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starstarstarstarstar" excellent "

This part number fits the Lincoln town car perfectly

verified_user Verified Buyer - Charles Rainey - . Energy Suspension 4.3151 - 5 out of 5
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Parts are great and the Towncar rides like a dream. Everyone needs an 89 Town that handles like a sport car! :) If I had to suggest improvements, it would be to let others know that the parts fit alot more Panther Platform cars than is on the website. Fortunately, the guys from Granmarq.net were able to direct me towards you. Thanks!

verified_user Verified Buyer - Robert L Gronas - . Energy Suspension 4.3151 - 5 out of 5
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starstarstarstarstar" Fixed rear end swaying "

I have a 97 Grand Marquis. The back end was floating and swaying around, especially coming out of turns. After replacing the sway bar bushings and links, this set looked like a reasonable way to replace the rear end bushings. The instructions were not in the box or on the web site but an e-mail resulted in a quick reply with the instructions. It took me 3 sessions in my garage to replace all 8 bushings with the tools I had, including a loan-a-tool ball joint press from Auto Zone and a hand-held propane torch from Lowes. The bushings on the axle were tedious because they are near the fuel tank and a couple of electrical wires. I undid the lower end of the shocks to lower the axle as much as possible. One of the upper shells came out of the axle while I was pushing the bushing. Wasn't too hard to get it back in after replacing the bushing. I made sure to use a smaller receiver on the other axle bushing. The new bushings went in fairly easily with the supplied grease. The grease was also key to getting each control arm into position with the new bushings and thrust washers - a pretty tight fit. A floor jack under the axle helped line things up. The back end is very stable now, not floating and swaying in turns like before.

verified_user Verified Buyer - Carlos A. - . Energy Suspension 4.3151 - 5 out of 5