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Bilstein 5100 Series

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Product Information

MSRP: $480.00
Average Price: $267.21
Manufacturer: Bilstein
Yes: 123 / No: 4

Some of the highest quality shocks I have seen. Brushed aluminum casing really adds for a great look and light weight. Extremely smooth ride even with the highest of lifts.



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Sterner09's Reviews
03-19-2010, 02:15 PM
Price: $365.00
Pros: ride smooth on and off road.
Cons: pricey
Recommended? Yes

Comments: these look cool in silver, ride amazing. great upgrade along with the long arms.

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JeepJake24's Reviews
03-02-2010, 05:45 PM
Price: $99.00
Pros: comes 2 different firmnesses External resivoir Affordable
Cons: none
Recommended? Yes

Comments: I have the Bilistein 5150 series shocks on my wrangler. They have outstanding performance on the street as well as off of it. The shock does a good job at soaking up any road vibrations. It also has very good travel to allow your suspension to flex as far as it needs to.


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fgastelum's Reviews
02-25-2010, 02:17 AM
Price: $75.00
Pros: excellent quality, excellent ride on & offoad
Cons: none whatsoever
Recommended? Yes

Comments: the ride on my Jeep has changed dramatically.
best investment on my TJ.

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Stefan's Reviews
02-15-2010, 10:06 AM
Price: $110.00
Pros: great performance, on street and offroad
Cons: price per shock, but they were free for me
Recommended? Yes

Comments: If you put these on your jeep, you will get a whole new vehicle. It can handle turns much better, and bumps are no longer a problem. Unsurpassed performance all around.

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river2c's Reviews
01-02-2010, 03:46 PM
Price: $300.00
Pros: quality
Cons: none
Recommended? Yes

Comments: I have the Bilstein 5100 long travel shocks for up to 3" of lift. I love the ride and would highly recommend these shocks for the JK.

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limeking's Reviews
11-19-2009, 10:49 AM
Price: $79.00
Pros: awesome ride and looks
Cons: price is steep.
Recommended? Yes

Comments: make my heavier and taller jeep ride like factory.


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Swagger's Reviews
09-30-2009, 06:46 PM
Price: $56.95
Pros: Excelent Price
Cons: N/A
Recommended? Yes

Comments: I'm very impreseed with the overall feel of these shocks offroad and on.

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amross3353's Reviews
07-31-2009, 01:59 PM
Price: $1,050.00
Pros: great ride
Cons: none
Recommended? Yes

Comments: very good ride quality, no complaints, cruises well at highway speeds and over expansion joints


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GrimJeeper91's Reviews

07-31-2009, 09:42 AM
Price: $80.00
Pros: First Impressions Were Good
Cons: Short Life
Recommended? No

Comments: All four have failed after two years of service (less than 5000 miles of driving). They are not leaking but they make clunking and popping noises that are very annoying to listen to. Unfortunately I misplaced by receipt and no warranty will be honored. I purchased from Shock Wharehouse and they have no record of my purchase. They were drop shipped directly from Bilstein and they have no records of the shipment. BS if you ask me. Either way I'm screwed and won't buy their junk again.

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Pillswoj's Reviews
06-21-2009, 09:43 PM
Price: $100.00
Pros: Excellent ride SS body
Cons: None
Recommended? Yes

Comments: These replaced a set of Skyjacker Hydros that were completely shot so it is hard to compare. That said I didn't know a jeep with a 4" lift could ride this nice.

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MelloYello32's Reviews
06-16-2009, 09:36 PM
Price: $100.00
Pros: Smooth quiet ride
Cons: none
Recommended? Yes

Comments: Nice ride quality.

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orngechevy's Reviews
05-30-2009, 01:56 AM
Price: $70.00
Pros: great ride control
Cons: exspensive
Recommended? Yes

Comments: great shocks


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lumpster's Reviews

04-29-2009, 05:20 PM
Bilstein 5100 Series
Price: $215.00
Pros: looks nice, well made. barpin cast into rubber so it wont be clanking on the mount in a week
Cons: couldnt feel any difference in ride or control over bumps from the factory shocks. obviously the cost when you cant tell you put them on. not that my butt is a calibrated shock tester.
Recommended? Yes

Comments: front F4-BE5-D784-H0

rear F4-BE5-D785-H0

this is the part number for a factory replacement shock on my 05 rubi. it showed up and was 1 inch longer than factory, that doesnt bother me at all. they look nice, except mine came with the light blue boots instead of the black boots?? the body of the shock is silver zinc plated.

They ride the same as the factory rubicon shocks. there is no difference in the ride at all, it still stutters over highway bumps, the bilsteins dont control the jeep any better than the jeep shocks.

oh well.

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jeadams's Reviews

03-31-2009, 05:48 PM
Bilstein 5100 Series
Price: $270.00
Recommended? Yes

Comments: Work Great!Nice ride not to firm but not to soft. They look great as well. I Will buy again.


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moymch's Reviews

03-15-2009, 10:15 AM
Bilstein 5100 Series
Price: $350.00
Recommended? Yes

Comments: Great product. With good style and easy installation. Much better than the stock ride.

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tomwhysy's Reviews

03-14-2009, 11:17 PM
Bilstein 5100 Series
Price: $480.00
Recommended? Yes

Comments: its actually 5150 with 14"travel good shocks didnt have them long enough to know everything about them but they seem to give me ppretty good ride

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Quinn'sTJ's Reviews

01-21-2009, 01:08 AM
Bilstein 5100 Series
Pros: look good,nice ride
Cons: none yet
Recommended? Yes

Comments: nice ride on & off road great shock

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Txn79's Reviews

01-05-2009, 11:29 PM
Bilstein 5100 Series
Recommended? Yes

Comments: Absolutely great shocks. Wouldn't use anything else. Just wish I had better springs for them to go with.

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Shaguardriver's Reviews

01-04-2009, 09:11 AM
Bilstein 5100 Series
Price: $200.00
Recommended? Yes

Comments: Most excellent. I bouth the shocks used. It improved the ride and I no longer need a kidney belt.

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JVona's Reviews

12-26-2008, 11:40 PM
Bilstein 5100 Series
Price: $100.00
Recommended? Yes

Comments: Great set of shocks. My jeep is set up for the desert and playing in the sand so I needed something so that I can jump my jeep. fun stuff.

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