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Old 09-29-2004, 05:14 PM   #1
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Are Bilsteins worth it

I may need to repalce shocks/stabilizer on my 84 310 MH. Would those of you who have used Bilsein's tell me the benefits?

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Old 09-29-2004, 06:59 PM   #2
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I took off Monroes that were still in decent shape and replaced them with Bilsteins, they are more firm. If you want a softer ride I would go with the Monroes, heavily loaded or to tighten up handling the Bilsteins would probably be better.
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Old 09-29-2004, 07:20 PM   #3
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[QUOTE=guy99]I may need to repalce shocks/stabilizer on my 84 310 MH. Would those of you who have used Bilsein's tell me the benefits?[QUOTE]

If you even halfway think what you have on are original, it is time to change them.......I replaced the originals with Bilsteins all the way around........

If nothing else there is a "comfort factor" with the Bilsteins -- one less thing you have to worry about.
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Old 09-30-2004, 07:07 AM   #4
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many moons ago i had a vw camper...i put on bilsteins and was totaly blown away...vive la difference!(sorry, i dont know how to say it in german )
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I put them on my car (upgrade from OEM).

Night and day difference on the car...like it very much. Not sure how it would behave on a MH, but on a car they are tops!
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Old 09-30-2004, 08:18 AM   #6
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Replaced fronts and steering stabilizer with Bilsteins on the 345. Changed the rears and tags to monroes. Very happy with the ride improvement.
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