post #1 of Old 05-02-2008, 12:08 AM Thread Starter
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Bilstein HD

The 5100 Series offers traditional Bilstein technology with applications for lifted trucks, Jeeps and prerunners. The 5100 Series shock absorbers are designed for specific manufactured lift kits utilizing the stock O.E.M. mounting configuration. 5100 Series shocks feature Bilstein's superior single tube high gas pressure design for the upmost in consistent fade-free performance and long life. Bilstein's patented Digressive self-adjusting valving delivers improved damping control and a smooth ride on all road surfaces at any speed.

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post #2 of Old 05-18-2008, 09:18 AM
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Bilstein HD

quality upgrade over the stock ones!
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post #3 of Old 06-21-2008, 07:25 PM
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Bilstein HD

What can I say -- Bilstein is great. Firm, yet it absorbs pot holes and bumps well. Has great handling that's firm and solid when riding at any speed.
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post #4 of Old 07-19-2008, 02:43 PM
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Bilstein HD

Awesome for hitting the dirt roads at higher speeds. Can be a bit rough around the city, though.
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post #5 of Old 10-01-2008, 07:35 AM
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Bilstein HD

Replaced shocks/struts with Bilstein HD, new truck was the result. Very nice bang for buck. Easy to install, used stock springs and am very satisfied.
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post #6 of Old 10-29-2008, 08:34 AM
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Bilstein HD

Mono-Tube Gas w/STMô Shock Relocators. LOVE THEM! No noise and not too hard and not too soft! Goldilocks would love them!
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post #7 of Old 12-22-2008, 08:36 AM
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Bilstein HD

The Best... shoks you can buy u buy chocks and you get a new vehicle for that...
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post #8 of Old 01-02-2009, 05:50 PM
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Got em used with 5k on em. Awesome shock for the DD/Weekend Warrior......................................
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post #9 of Old 01-12-2009, 07:06 PM
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Bilstein HD

Ride is somewhat harsh. The stock ones were wore out. So, I don't have a good point of reference. May ride as well as the next brand. Shocks have a solid controlled feel.
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post #10 of Old 02-10-2009, 12:23 AM
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Bilstein HD

Great shocks, great ride and takes curves at a great rateGreat shocks, great ride and takes curves at a great rateGreat shocks, great ride and takes curves at a great rate
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post #11 of Old 03-03-2009, 01:42 PM
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Bilstein HD

great gift for a friends, the ride is smooth. I think one might be leaking gas or something weird.
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post #12 of Old 08-29-2009, 06:49 AM
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these shocks put up well with the rigors of offroad. they take the beating i put on them while playin in dirt. stiff enough to drift on dirt yet at slower speeds, flexing over obstacles is easily done. goes great with the 3 1/2 inch installed in my wrangler and i feel i can possibly hit over 30 in the dirt roads..want to try them in the sand though.handles pretty well on the freeway, allowing me to hit 80 with 33'' tires but more comfortable at 70. im impressed.
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post #13 of Old 11-23-2009, 10:40 AM
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none other than price, but you get what you paid for?
easy install 1-2hr
prob monroe new shocks would have helped compare to org 107k mile shocks but i thinking about keeping this car another 100k so got the best recommended shocks... had best price shipped
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post #14 of Old 12-14-2009, 04:58 PM
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These shocks are great if you do not have to deal with speed bumps. Have a nice sport driving feel, excelent cornering.
One of the shocks went out prematurely, luckly they are guaranteed for life but still have to pay for labor to replace.
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A noticable improvement from stock
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