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I had a set of these previously that wore out after a few years with heavy track use. replaced them and the suspension is firmed up again with no clunking.Franz Stadtmueller
high quality urethane, very sturdy mounts
I had to modify the brackets to fit my application. I knew this going into the project. Noticeable stiffness over stock rubber. My car: 87 Alfa Romeo Milano.Richard Cysewski Jr
The parts are high quality and exactly as shown. Typical of Energy Suspension.eric gold
This product is a great option to renewing the front sway bar on my 1995 Volvo 850. There are some issues that require some effort to make it work. The OEM Volvo bar has vulcanized rubber mounting bushings. These are not intended to accept replacements and the factory solution to worn bushings is to replace the entire bar. This seems a wasteful "design flaw". Removal of the original bushing/mount requires so considerable effort. Can be done but definitely not a direct swap fitment. Also a method must be applied to secure the potential lateral movement of the bar over time. In this case more material at the bottom of the bushing mounting surface would be helpful. Tis would provide more space to install a fixture to secure the bars possible lateral play. Us of this product on my application was challenged by the Volvo engineering solutions not the product. The product is great, getting it to apply to the 850 not a simple "bolt up and go".R Scott Peper
Excellent value and a great product
I have used these Polyurethane universal bushings before on my 2005 Subaru Legacy GT for my rear Cusco sway bar setup and they perform really well. I have found that these bushings will compress slightly over time and the base of the bushing is a little thin. As a result the sway bar will start to make contact with the edge of the base where it is mounted over time. This is the reason I have had to replace them now as these will be my second set. I would recommend to the manufacturer to add just a little more material to the base of these bushings perhaps no more then a 1/16". Having said that these are a great product and are far better then their rubber bushing counterparts.Bill Glauner
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Impreza WRX Suspension Bushing Overhaul
Give your WRX that edge you need with this Master Kit from Energy Suspension
Stop That Vicious Cycle
It’s a vicious cycle. Soft rubber bushings on a suspension result in deflection, which leads to the soft rubber bushings wearing faster. It is a cycle that you surely were not thinking about when you were first handed the keys to your Impreza and dreams of flying around corners with perfect handling began to consume your mind. The adrenaline rush that comes with a four wheel drift would come to an end pretty quickly when the tires have worn because of the bump steer caused by; you guessed it, soft rubber factory bushings. Thankfully, there is a solution to return your Impreza to the grandeur of old. Energy Suspensions’ 19.18102, a Master Bushing kit for your 08-14 Subaru Impreza WRX.
With Energy Suspension’s HyperFlex Master Kit 19.18102, you can complete a total overhaul of your suspension without costing an arm and a leg. The polyurethane bushing replacement will do away with the soft rubber bushings and replace them with Energy’s performance polyurethane. Polyurethane is durable and can withstand even the toughest of contaminants thrown its way. With these reliable performance bushings in place, your suspension will be given that boost it needs to improve handling and braking.
The 19.18102 also has an option of color: red or black. The letter indicator at the end of the part number will tell you what color bushings should be included in the box. For black the letter indicator is “G” and the red, “R.” That is 19.18102G for black and 19.18102R for red. Both of these colors use the same durometer and have the same cost, so go with whichever color you desire.
Bushings To Be Replaced
The 19.18102 includes the Front Control Arm bushings, the Front Sway Bar bushings, the Steering Rack bushings set, the Shifter Bushings, the Transmission Cross-member bushings, the Rear Sway Bar bushings and End Links and the Rear Control Arm bushings. Each one of these bushings play an integral role in the performance of your suspension, so it is important to go with only the best material of suspension bushings.
Front Control Arms
Your front control arms handle a lot of stress, so it is no wonder why these are high failure bushings. When these bushings do fail, they leave a nice clunking noise and sloppy handling. Energy’s polyurethane can ensure your WRX won’t clunk as you fly down the road. This portion of the master kit will come with two bushings for the vertical position on your front control arms, and two bushings for the horizontal position. Energy has designed the horizontal pieces in a split design. This design allows for an easier installation of this normally tough to install bushing. This kit does not stop there. The rear control arms will be covered as well. All of the positions of the rear controls are covered, front and lower, as well as positions on the trailing arm and the lower toe adjustment. Installing these two kits alone are worth the price of admission, as the benefits are numerous. Improved handling, improved braking, a better feel around corners and perhaps most importantly, durability so you won’t have to install new bushings again.
Also included in the 19.18102 is new front and rear sway bar bushings and new rear end-link assemblies. New polyurethane sway bar bushings will grip your sway bar tightly, allowing your sway bar to effectively give the performance of a larger sway bar. The vehicle’s sway bar is responsible for maintaining maximum tire contact with the road while cornering and having worn out soft rubber bushing can lead to an uneven load distribution in your tires, causing you to lose speed in the corners and to wear the tires faster. These sway bar bushings will fit a 21mm front and a 16mm rear sway bar only. Many vehicle manufacturer’s do not have a standard size of sway bar even in the same year and model. Whenever choosing after market sway bar bushings, it is very import to measure the sway bar size on your vehicle to make sure the bushings will wrap around your bar. A bushing that is too small will not fit all the way over the bar, and a bushing that is too large will not grip the sway bar tightly leaving a loose bar. Either way, it is very important to get an exact size for proper fitment. Obtaining this measurement is best done with the assistance of callipers, but if this is not available to you, there is a simple way to measure your sway bar with just a wrench and a ruler. There is a how-to video on how to measure your sway bar
Complete Your Upgrade
To complete your suspension upgrade is the rear control arm bushing set. Pretty simply, if any point on your rear control arm has a bushing, this kit has you covered. Not only are there bushings for the upper and lower control arms, but this kit also includes the bushings for the toe adjust link, the subframe and the trailing arm. Just like the front control arm kit steel inner sleeves that match the OE bolt specs are included.
The 19.18102 is manufactured in the United States and is carries a two year warranty. Several tubes of Energy Suspension’s special Formula 5 pre-lube are included to ensure your bushings do not squeak. Check out the Energy Suspension Master Kit 19.18102, and transform your Impreza WRX back to the machine you fell in love with the first time your put the keys in the ignition.