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I would be concerned mounting sport shocks of any kind without getting sport shocks to go along with it. The original springs were designed to work with the regular shocks. The new springs will cause the shocks to go prematurely and need to be replaced.
 

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Why will new springs cause the shocks to wear out prematurely? I can see how stiffer springs will tax the rebound circuit of the shocks more, but on the compression stroke it seems like the springs would actually help as you are limiting wheel travel and letting the springs do more of the work when encountering a bump. Just curious about that one.
 

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The only thing different between the Fusion, Zephyr and Mazda 6 are the spring rates, shock valving, stabilizer bar size and some of the bushings. Everything is interchangeable, though that doesn't mean that you will get the same results with the same parts, since the vehicle mass and inertias are quite different.
 

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[quote author=Waldo link=topic=52016.msg841433#msg841433 date=1153753433]
The only thing different between the Fusion, Zephyr and Mazda 6 are the spring rates, shock valving, stabilizer bar size and some of the bushings.  Everything is interchangeable, though that doesn't mean that you will get the same results with the same parts, since the vehicle mass and inertias are quite different.
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