80162 has been designed to provide more strength and durability
Moog Problem Solver: 80162
The Problem: The coil springs on my Contour or Mystique can puncture my tires?
The OE front coil springs for the 97-00 Ford Contour and Mercury Mystique are prone to fracture due to poor designing. They tend to corrode and become overused. If this occurs it can be a safety issue due to the coil spring possibly puncturing a tire. Before you start worrying, DST has the solution: Moog Part Number 80162
The Solution: Moog Problem Solver 80162
Moog's line of problem solver parts target factory defects or poor original design, replacing them with a better more durable part. Moog has engineered a replacement for the poorly designed OE front coil springs: Moog Part Number 80162. Now you won't have to worry about puncturing a tire.
Larger Diameter Bar and Higher Spring Rate
Moog Part Number 80160 is the replacement for your worn out coil springs. These front coil springs have a constant coil spring designed to provide more strength and durability. Moog designed these to resist the fatigue and stress of the coil springs due to a larger diameter bar and higher spring rate. They are coated in a corrosion resistant material and resist spring clash with plastic sleeves. These tougher springs provide a firmer ride for better handling and more importantly give you a peace of mind. Feel free to call DST and we will ship them today out of our Stephenville warehouse!These front coil springs were specially designed for the 97-00 Ford Contour and Mercury Mystique with a 6 Cyl 2.5L engine. If you are looking for the 4 Cyl 2.0L engine, you need Moog Part Number 80160.