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- 12 - 2072 - F Spring
- 6 - 126.96.36.199 (.750 x .562 x 3.375)
- 1 - 9.11102 - 10 Grams Grease Package
- 1 - 17040 - Instructions For Spring Eye Bushing
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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 Front Leaf Spring Bushings - Ford F250 - 4.2118
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starstarstarstarstar" Impressive "
The biggest problem was removing the old bushings from the frame brackets.The bracket bores have a ribbed finish and do not facilitate push/pull removal efforts. Eventually,the best way found for removal of the old bushings was by using a reciprocating saw with a quality steel cutting blade and cutting a slot from the center all the way through the outer shell.The bushing tapped out with little effort once it was relieved.Use plenty of WD40 when cutting through the rubber as it will grip the blade and stop it.The new bushings installed easily and provide a much smoother ride and more positive steering.I wish you could put a set together for the rear springs as they would really improve the ease of driving and greater comfort in the ride. A great product.verified_user Verified Buyer - Robert L. Applegate - . Energy Suspension 4.2118 - 5 out of 5
starstarstarstarstar" it tightend up my suspension very nice "
I bought these for a '68 ford truck . As these vehicles get older its nice to know someone still has parts . Everything fit perfectly, easy to install and no squeaks. I only have 60 miles on the truck after install but I can say it drives really nice .verified_user Verified Buyer - Dennis Cox - . Energy Suspension 4.2118 - 5 out of 5