Bilstein Sports vs. stock?
ekellock at gmail.com
Sat Nov 11 14:07:14 EST 2006
I can comment similarly about the stiffness with age. The ones on my Avant
have quite a few more miles on them than those in the V8. They are
noticeably more compliant in large motions. Unfortunatley, they're still
harsh/stiff on small stuff.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: 200q20v-bounces at audifans.com
> [mailto:200q20v-bounces at audifans.com] On Behalf Of Derek Pulvino
> Sent: Saturday, November 11, 2006 9:57 AM
> To: 200q20v at audifans.com
> Cc: sscalmanini at yahoo.com
> Subject: RE: Bilstein Sports vs. stock?
> I've got the Bilsteins in my car and now have about 110k
> miles on them. I
> would agree with the other persons comment on the shocks
> being fairly harsh
> on small impacts, but can't comment on Bernie's input. They
> were definetly
> an upgrade from the originial shocks I took out at the time
> in that the
> oem's hadn't gotten tired by that time.
> Funny thing I've experienced that not seen anyone else
> comment on, at this
> point I have noticed that the shocks are not as stiff as when
> I'd orignially
> gotten them. Shouldn't be surprising as all things
> mechanical wear out, but
> don't be falsely led by the lifetime warranty.
> Derek P
> >From: "Steve Scalmanini" <sscalmanini at yahoo.com>
> >Date: Thu, 9 Nov 2006 13:45:41 -0800
> >To: "200Q20V" <200q20v at audifans.com>
> >Subject: Bilstein Sports vs. stock?
> >Are Bilstein Sports worth twice the price of standard shocks? I'm
> >about to replace the originals (after 226K.) New Pirelli
> P6's provide
> >the best cornering I've ever had, so I'm not necessarily looking for
> >better handling or a stiffer ride. What do Sports do that standard
> >shocks don't?
> >Steve Ukiah, CA
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