Bilstein Shocks & Eibach Springs for the V6

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Re: BILSTEIN SHOCKS FOR V6

by Fraz » Fri Jan 06, 2012 9:45 pm

We got ours from ian at Online autosport ...they are the B4 type

PNE-3052 for front
BNE-1975 for rear

suitable for standard or lowered cars upto 40mm and are the same shock listed for all models

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Re: BILSTEIN SHOCKS FOR V6

by BazV6er » Wed Jan 11, 2012 2:10 pm

well ive been looking and as im going to keep the v6 a few more years until i can get my next car (long wait lol) so what ive decided by the summertime it would of been lowered as it is but with a quality set of springs and shocks.im looking around at places for best deals tbh and (mark1 will love this haha im looking at replacing the big ole exhaust baked bean tin too to a more subtle exhaust ,
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Re: BILSTEIN SHOCKS FOR V6

by Callyman » Wed Jan 11, 2012 6:40 pm

Baz you missed the best deal on shocks you'll ever get from Ally.
You'll now have to pay 3-4 times more I'm afraid.
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Re: BILSTEIN SHOCKS FOR V6

by BazV6er » Fri Jan 20, 2012 9:53 am

i know mate but at the time i couldnt do anything , but im loooking into a much better set ,pay a little bit more for a better kit as im still probably gonna have the car for the next year or so .next mth i would of had it 4 years and its still going strong ,just a few bits to sort out.
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Re: BILSTEIN SHOCKS FOR V6

by RobbieV » Fri Jan 20, 2012 11:58 am

What is better then Bilstein then Baz .............. :?:
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Re: BILSTEIN SHOCKS FOR V6

by BazV6er » Fri Jan 20, 2012 1:38 pm

lol no mate you wont get better than bilstein so im gonna see what i can get around summer , i want it to look lower like it does but properly this time and not a mismatched setup.

fraz with the ones you suggested earlier , what are the prices for both springs and shocks ,ive tried looking but the shop is down. OPEL-VAUXHALL CALIBRA 2.5 i V6 04/1993 > 07/1997
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Re: BILSTEIN SHOCKS FOR V6

by BazV6er » Sun Jan 22, 2012 10:29 pm

Ive been talking to a mate of mine regarding the new setup and he thinks bilstein shocks n eibach springs would do the job nicely with new tops,arb links etc and he will do the work for mates rates in his new lockup.
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Re: BILSTEIN SHOCKS FOR V6

by RobbieV » Sun Jan 22, 2012 10:33 pm

BazV6er wrote:Ive been talking to a mate of mine regarding the new setup and he thinks bilstein shocks n eibach springs would do the job nicely with new tops,arb links etc and he will do the work for mates rates in his new lockup.


Actually Baz members here have been saying that for over 10 years :roll:
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Re: BILSTEIN SHOCKS FOR V6

by BazV6er » Sun Jan 22, 2012 10:55 pm

Yh iknow mate hehe
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Re: BILSTEIN SHOCKS FOR V6

by v6 steve » Sun Jan 22, 2012 11:41 pm

BazV6er wrote:Ive been talking to a mate of mine regarding the new setup and he thinks bilstein shocks n eibach springs would do the job nicely with new tops,arb links etc and he will do the work for mates rates in his new lockup.

:think: could work
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Re: BILSTEIN SHOCKS FOR V6

by EddeyDancer » Sun Jan 22, 2012 11:46 pm

Which shocks are better: Bilstein or Koni??? :?:
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Re: BILSTEIN SHOCKS FOR V6

by v6 steve » Sun Jan 22, 2012 11:48 pm

Never used Koni's so can't say but you'll not find better value than billies as far as I'm concerned
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Re: BILSTEIN SHOCKS FOR V6

by Callyman » Mon Jan 23, 2012 12:04 am

On UK roads. i.e. not very smooth, you won't get a better ride than Billys.
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Re: BILSTEIN SHOCKS FOR V6

by Fraz » Mon Jan 23, 2012 1:18 am

I would say Knoi's are about the same, have had both and the Koni are a little bit firmer and harsh, but work very well

have also had the Bilstein and eibach springs, never liked the eibach springs myself just felt too much bounce with them
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Re: BILSTEIN SHOCKS FOR V6

by EddeyDancer » Mon Jan 23, 2012 2:16 am

Fraz wrote:also had the Bilstein and eibach springs, never liked the eibach springs myself just felt too much bounce with them
So what springs did You Prefer over the Eibach???
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