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Old 06-30-2005, 05:18 PM
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Wink To Bilstein Or Not To Bilstein, That Is The Question?

The ride on my 1984 380sl is almost like there are no shocks at all on the car. When I checked to see what is on the car the shocks appear to be cheap pep boy's shocks. I would like to replace the shocks for a softer ride and would like and suggestions that would be a little less costly then bilsteins or is that the only way to go?
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Old 06-30-2005, 05:45 PM
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If you want it to ride like it's supposed to, get the Bilsteins. Lifetime guarantee too.

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If it's mine, only OEM Boge or Bilstein - no exceptions!
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How long to you plan to keep the car?
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Forever, I hope!
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Well, I guess you answered your own question.
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Thumbs up bilstein yeah!

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Bilsteins are best

Even a set of Bilsteins from the boneyard would likely be better than cheapy US style shocks.
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Old 07-02-2005, 07:10 PM
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Just did mine

Just replaced my non-existent (like yours) shocks with Bilsteins. You won't be sorry.....

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Like most things you get what you pay for......A $20 monroe isn't going to work as well or last as long as a $75 Bilstein. Its more up front but down the road a better investment.
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