[s-cars] boge vs bilstein shock advice

Gabriel Caldwell gabriel at ts.bc.ca
Thu Feb 2 15:10:22 EST 2006

Second on Eibach/Bilstein being the bee's knees.

Gabriel Caldwell

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Sent: Thursday, February 02, 2006 11:57 AM
To: Dave Ellis
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Subject: Re: [s-cars] boge vs bilstein shock advice

I'd say the rear damping issue you mention with the Boge TG
would be totally eliminated with the Bilsteins. Probably one
of the better "packages" of spring/shock I've owned.

LL - NY 95.5 S6, MRC1, Eibach/Bilstein, ECS Stage 3 brakes, HIR
(shortly to be HID/HIR)

On 2/1/06, Dave Ellis <UrS4 at sympatico.ca> wrote:
> I have Eibach springs and Boge TG dampers installed in my '94 UrS4,
> like them just fine.  The combination is definitely much more firm and
> controlled than the original suspension.  Body roll and brake dive are
> substantially reduced.  My only complaint is the rear of the car could
> benefit from a slight increase in rebound damping (and a larger
> anti-roll bar), but it's no biggie.
> I haven't driven (or driven in) an S-car with the Eibach/Bilstein
> so I can't comment on how they compare.
> The Boges were half the price of the Bilstiens here in Canada, and
> much easier to install in the rear according to my mechanic who
> installed them (and who also used Boges in his UrS4 as well).
> -Dave
> Scot Anderson, DC wrote:
> > Tried search, but no luck.  Anyone have advice/experience with Boge
> Turbo Gas shocks.  According to Blauparts.com, Boge shocks increase
> firmness by 15% and have no reference as for the Bilsteins.  Blauparts
> them for $389 vs the Bilsteins for $479 - not a huge price diff (this
is the
> cheapest place I have found for the Bilsteins).  It seems everyone has
> Bilsteins on their urS - I assume because they are a better product???
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