Of Course, the main obstacle or challenge for imported cars in Russia is their operation in deep pits, potholes and potholes. Not every crossover will withstand such tests, not to mention passenger cars. However, there are in the world, this “car”, which firmly takes any Russian pit - "Ford Fusion" of American manufacturing. In fact, it is the “high” car in its class. Depending on the modification "Ford Fusion" of clearance of this car is 160 (1.4-litre) or 180 (1.6 litre version) millimeters. However, sometimes even such suspension for Russian roads is not enough. So today we will look at ways that you can increase ground clearance.
"Ford Fusion" however, like all other imported vehicles, mostly equipped with a special polyurethane or rubber inserts that allow you to raise the car at least 5-10 inches. All this stuff with springs “homemade” and extension of the shock absorbers will not give you a normal result, since in any case the car will lose control and will not shake worse than horse carriages. Think – no wonder that the manufacturer has made this size of springs and struts. That's why to change the technical values suspension is highly undesirable. And spacers that are installed between the body and the supporting stand of the car, have absolutely no effect on the car in the technical parts and not shift the center of gravity. However, with the last statement is debatable. If you incorrectly install the rubber spacers, the car will ride with a displaced center of gravity.
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The Process of installation is not very difficult and time won't take more than 20-30 minutes. The very sequence of stages is as follows:
Sometimes it happens that the arrangements do not fall exactly (usually this happens with the details of domestic production). In this case, to increase clearance ("Ford Fusion"), you need to handle inserts with a file until then, until they fall into place. In this case, the increase of clearance may take up to several hours.
Here, too, everything happens in stages, only the other way:
During the installation of this device is also recommended to make the diagnosis buffer of the rebound, the strut and the rubber boot.
At this stage, the answer to the question, how to increase ground clearance "Ford Fusion" can be considered to be received.
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