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SvenskaJeepGuy 05-06-2010 05:30 PM

bilstein shocks
where is the cheapest place to get rear bilstein shocks for a WK? the lowest i have found them is 122.65 shipped from any help would be appreciated

blackpepper 05-06-2010 05:33 PM

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your price is better but this is where I got mine from:

robpp 05-06-2010 05:51 PM

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agree ^^^^^ i paid 300 shipped for all four. 122.xx sounds good for a pair.

SvenskaJeepGuy 05-06-2010 07:26 PM

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thank guys, i ordered them

08Hemi 05-06-2010 07:41 PM

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I got mine from; all four shipped were $24X.XX...they had a deal going buy three get one free. just checked their site and its $315 shipped so $122 for the rears is a fine price!

SvenskaJeepGuy 05-06-2010 07:46 PM

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wow you got a great deal!!!!

NHWK05 05-06-2010 09:05 PM

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I got that beat. I got my Bilstein front struts for $80 each when i bought then with my employee discount through Autozone $160 total for both fronts with free shipping. I did not buy the Bilstein rears because i am using a custom Bilstein 5100 rear shock instead.

08pretaco 05-07-2010 12:04 PM

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how important is it to get an alignment after adding billys? lets say you add maybe 1in overall including the what amount of lift do you need to do a realignment for the new angles and such?

SvenskaJeepGuy 05-07-2010 12:06 PM

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good question, im getting an alignment after i do mine because i also recently put on new sway bars and links. i think you should get one after putting on new shocks that are not the same as OEM.

robpp 05-07-2010 12:13 PM

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alignment needed when you do the front shocks as you are taking the suspension apart. you need to remove the upper ball joint and other things. once you touch all that stuff an alignment is necessary.

08pretaco 05-07-2010 12:25 PM

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what if i did a 1/2" spacer. doesnt require any dissambly of the strut so would i need an alignment after that?

08Hemi 05-07-2010 12:29 PM

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well I guess I should have but I never did an got an alignment after the WK bilsteins/SRT8 sways/BWoody sway links...had the set-up now for 8K+ miles, tires rotated twice with no un-even wear, no pull L or R at low and freeway speeds...maybe I got lucky?

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