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Old 11-28-2001, 06:02 AM
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Exclamation Bilsten Sport or Heavy Duty - Need Opinions Fast!

Greetings all,

I need to buy new struts and shocks for my 1991 300E.
Bilsten seems to be the way to go.

1. The car has 17 inch rims.
2. I have lowered the car - with the "sportline" springs
3. I will add poly. bushings and maybe thicker sway bars.

I am looking to lose the "Boat/Cady" feel. I want to tighten up the steering responsivness and eliminate (as possible) the swaying and dipping.

Shall it be:
Bilsten Sport (I hear is lowered MB cars)
Bilsten Heavy Duty
Other - Koni,...?

What's the best...what about ride and control difference?
I do not want a "low rider" bounce!!!!

Thanks for your opinions!
David
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Old 11-28-2001, 07:43 AM
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Bilstein Sports are specifically designed to be used with lowering springs, so I'd choose either the Sports or OE Sportline dampers
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