who wants Bilstein HDs

DAK dak at rochester.rr.com
Thu Jun 20 15:10:56 EDT 2002

Naw, Bernie would just re-lube the strut bearing and reuse it! (not that
that's a bad thing..) :-)


Derek Pulvino wrote:

> Dan,
> I hope I don't start coming off too anti Blau, because they do provide
> some
> good things, but I do question there upselling tactics, especially with
> consideration to there vested interest in such affairs.
> To me (my disclaimer) replacing strut bearings makes sense, especially if
> there's unknown mileage or there's clunking.  The only reason I can
> think of
> to change the mount is so as to replace the rubber bushing at the top
> especially at the price (I think $100 per side?).  Somebody can
> correct me
> on this, but wonder what the amount of stress this recieves esp. with
> relation to the amount of deflection.  I think bump stops aren't really
> utilized all that much (ie when was the last time you bottomed out) so...
> and the boots maybe replace if torn.
> Just my opinion.
> Derek "man I'm starting to sound a lot like BB" Pulvino
> Message: 4
> From: "Joshua C" <smuckycat at hotmail.com>
> To: dans at audifans.com
> Cc: 200q20v at audifans.com
> Subject: Re: who wants Bilstein HDs
> Date: Wed, 19 Jun 2002 17:33:32 -0400
> Dan,
> Just let me know the details when you need them and I will send you the
> money and addresses.  thanks-Josh
> Any chance we could get the extras too in the buy like the strut mounts,
> strut bearings stops and boots?  I know Blau recomends changing them when
> you replace the shocks.  Or is this asking too much?
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