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#1 Toran

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Posted 09 September 2019 - 05:16 PM

Hi, has anyone had experience with Bilsteins B4 shock absorbers, I think these are Bilsteins OE replacements?

 

It sounds like Bilstein is a good manufacturer, they are 'gas charged', and being a OE replacement I presume they aren't too stiff for standard road driving. They're a fair price as well, but I have never heard anyone talking about them.

 

Thanks

 

Link:

http://www.minispare...~absorbers.aspx

 

 



#2 unburntfuelinthemorning

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Posted 09 September 2019 - 07:38 PM

Bilstein is a respected manufacturer.



#3 luismx123

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Posted 10 September 2019 - 01:14 PM

Hi, has anyone had experience with Bilsteins B4 shock absorbers, I think these are Bilsteins OE replacements?

 

It sounds like Bilstein is a good manufacturer, they are 'gas charged', and being a OE replacement I presume they aren't too stiff for standard road driving. They're a fair price as well, but I have never heard anyone talking about them.

 

Thanks

 

Link:

http://www.minispare...~absorbers.aspx

 

I had the "performance" yellow bilstein dampers in mine before swapping to GAZ. Worked really well to be honest. Not sure how they are compared to those black ones but yea...Still have them lieing around if youre interested in getting some?



#4 Toran

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Posted 10 September 2019 - 07:21 PM

 

Hi, has anyone had experience with Bilsteins B4 shock absorbers, I think these are Bilsteins OE replacements?

 

It sounds like Bilstein is a good manufacturer, they are 'gas charged', and being a OE replacement I presume they aren't too stiff for standard road driving. They're a fair price as well, but I have never heard anyone talking about them.

 

Thanks

 

Link:

http://www.minispare...~absorbers.aspx

 

I had the "performance" yellow bilstein dampers in mine before swapping to GAZ. Worked really well to be honest. Not sure how they are compared to those black ones but yea...Still have them lieing around if youre interested in getting some?

 

 

Thanks for the replies. Think I'll go with the Bilstein B4 Dampers as I'm aiming to keep the suspension feeling original. I do appreciate the offer though.

I'll report back once the mini is back on the road in case anyone else has the same question.



#5 ADRay

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Posted 19 September 2019 - 01:01 PM

I’ve been running these this year. much improved over the old ones, but I still need to replace the cones.




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