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NHWK05 11-09-2009 04:29 PM

Shocks and Struts
So where did you guys buy your Bilstein shocks and struts?

I checked the sticky and the links no longer work.

Whats the best place to get them?

I am looking for close to stock ride height but a firmer more crisp better handling suspension. My goal is Bilstein shocks rear, struts front, and SRT sways all around, possibly the b woody end links in the future if money is available.

If i cant lift it i want it to be as bad ass stock as possible.

HEMIBeast 11-09-2009 04:44 PM

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check out or

NHWK05 11-09-2009 04:46 PM

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I am pretty sure i bought my last set of Bilstein 5125 shocks for my lifted Xj from so i will try them first then the other one.

Scottina06 11-09-2009 04:48 PM

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I didnt like the WK Bilsteins....they raise ya 3/8" and they were just a little firmer than the stockers. The handling and road manners were much better though. The best Bilsteisn for the WK are the SRT Bilsteins

NHWK05 11-09-2009 04:52 PM

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Thanks, You gotta remember scott, i am a guy who used to drive around on 35" MT tires, with a 5.5" lift and Bilstein 5125 rear shocks and Edlebrock remote resi front shocks.

I just want to ride to be firmer, and not so bouncy, but still have the added handeling of the srt sways.

As far as the 3/8" raise, that wont bother me, if anything then i can say i have a 3/8" lift. LOL For me if i could i would lift it tomorrow and throw 33s on it. But i cant.

I would be building a Jeep speed rig this time though. $319 for all 4 free shipping. $318 free shipping. I will prolly go with though because i had good luck with them before.

Scottina06 11-09-2009 05:04 PM

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dude...seriously the SRT Bilsteins are awesome and not bouncy at all. They will not lower you at all. They are stock height. Seriously dude....if I was gonna do say a 2" lift or something that keeps the stock shocks...i would use the SRT Bilsteins. I think they would be perfect for what you want. Stock height...but balls to the wall handling and road manners.

Scottina06 11-09-2009 05:06 PM

Re: Shocks and Struts an awesome name for a forum. I was thinking fast street type jeeps though....

NHWK05 11-09-2009 05:08 PM

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LOL, i will look in to it.

Too bad is completely opposite of what most people expect it to be. lol

Scottina06 11-09-2009 05:12 PM

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did you try

NHWK05 11-09-2009 05:13 PM

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Not for the shocks and struts but for other things.

Check this out. basically ralley/dessert racing. its pretty sick. Thats what the guys at T&J performance do.

Scottina06 11-09-2009 05:32 PM

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yeah...I was looking at the site...too bad it doesnt have more participation

NHWK05 11-09-2009 05:34 PM

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yea, its pretty dead over there but the sport itself is pretty lively.

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