Correct Bilstein Part Numers!?!? -
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #1 of 2 Old 06-27-2012, 04:53 PM Thread Starter
Registered User
1997 XJ Cherokee 
Join Date: Aug 2005
Location: High Point, North Carolina
Posts: 1,939
Correct Bilstein Part Numers!?!?

OK, so I found one website that had good prices for the bilstein 5100 shocks.....My birthday was coming up, so I asked for 1 front shock from my girl and the two rear shocks from my parents.....and I was gonna order the last one....ok, well I ordered them from because in the description, it says will fit jeep cherokee with 3.5 to 4.5" of jeep sits right below 4.5" so I told her to order this one....It arrived today but it took like 2 weeks to get here (I think that is crazy, I have ordered stuff from Cali that took less than 4 days) so I tried to find a place that was closer that I could order the other front shock from, well I found, Called the guy and he said it would ship tomorrow and be here on Saturday...perfect, but there measurements by which shock fits what were different..... and the SKU numbers did not match up. So I pulled both websites up and compared the shocks that fit my jeep.....none of the corresponding shocks from both webistes matched SKU numbers.....

Can anyone please tell me which front shocks I need and which rear shocks I need for my 97 jeep cherokee with 4.5" of lift?

Its so easy to order from Rough Country....I call the guy and tell him I need a set of shocks for a 4.5" lifted XJ...boom, next day, there are on my doorstep....I actually have to do homework to get this on....but I really want em!

97 XJ 4.0 Auto D30/29 Sp. 8.25. Yukon 4.10's
4.5" IRO Long Arm Kit - 33x12.50x15's
HD Offroad Engineering Shackle Relocation Brackets
Bilstein 5100's - Magnaflow Exhaust.
Cherokeekid88 is offline  
Sponsored Links
post #2 of 2 Old 06-27-2012, 06:42 PM
Registered User
1999 XJ Cherokee 
Join Date: Mar 2010
Location: New Milford
Posts: 792
Not answering your question, but here's some more information.

I'd personally get a nice set of 5160's. You're looking at around 200 a shock or so. Don't get 5150's, they're garbage.

You could do 5100's for cheaper, between half and 2/3rds the price of 5160's.

Live To Die. You're Not Going To Get Out Of This One Alive.

Build Thread -
Hudson is offline  

Quick Reply

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid e-mail address for yourself.

Email Address:


Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Jeep Forums Replies Last Post
Fan Clutch...The Correct Part! ggjeep XJ Cherokee Technical Forum 1 05-30-2012 08:56 PM
Ok, Maybe you can find this part number and/or part ? I'm ripping my hair out xjbuilder00 XJ Cherokee Technical Forum 2 10-23-2009 12:32 AM
correct ball joint part #'s Highway 4x4 XJ Cherokee Technical Forum 4 10-15-2008 12:44 AM
Catalytic converter correct part number?? xjfan XJ Cherokee Technical Forum 4 03-29-2008 10:41 AM
Correct part numbers for 4.56 gear upgrade? hmd100100 XJ Cherokee Technical Forum 7 09-07-2006 10:31 AM

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome