When I helped my neighbor change his front shocks on his 1980 300SD, they were Boges. When I replaced the front shocks on my TD, I went with Bilsteins since that is what was on the car already.
1994 MB E320 Coupe (199,500 mi)
1992 MB 190E 2.6 (173,000 mi)
1983 Porsche 911SC (148,000 mi)
2004 Volvo V70 2.5T (198,000 mi)
President of CT/Westchester Section