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Steeda vs Bilstein shocks and struts

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Which one to get, I have Steeda Sway bar installed have H&R springs not installed yet but will do, which shocks and struts should I get?
 
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Which one to get, I have Steeda Sway bar installed have H&R springs not installed yet but will do, which shocks and struts should I get?
I'm on the same boat and want to know as well. Do you think Bilstein is better the OEM?
 

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I'm on the same boat and want to know as well. Do you think Bilstein is better the OEM?
Bilstein makes a B4, which is comparable to the oem stuff, and a B6, which is considered high performance. If you are replacing the springs, get the B6. The only problem is that they've been on backorder since last August.

Also, Steeda doesn't sell their own shocks and struts, they're Bilsteins.
 

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Bilstein makes a B4, which is comparable to the oem stuff, and a B6, which is considered high performance. If you are replacing the springs, get the B6. The only problem is that they've been on backorder since last August.

Also, Steeda doesn't sell their own shocks and struts, they're Bilsteins.
Man, tell me about it. I ordered my Bilstein B6's last November and got the rear shocks and ONE front strut...the other front strut is on BO until July (as of last week). Sucks cuz I got 3 of the 4 parts and they are collecting dust in the garage, LOL.
 

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Man, tell me about it. I ordered my Bilstein B6's last November and got the rear shocks and ONE front strut...the other front strut is on BO until July (as of last week). Sucks cuz I got 3 of the 4 parts and they are collecting dust in the garage, LOL.
I've had them on order since August, and the fulfillment date keeps getting pushed back :mad:

Call me crazy, but the strut tube itself should be the same for left vs right. The only difference should be the mounting bracket, right? Knowing that, I can't see why those fools don't fill the backorders.
 

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I've had them on order since August, and the fulfillment date keeps getting pushed back :mad:

Call me crazy, but the strut tube itself should be the same for left vs right. The only difference should be the mounting bracket, right? Knowing that, I can't see why those fools don't fill the backorders.
Since August? Man, that is a long ass time. Do you have any of the shocks? I ordered mine through Summit and they sent parts as they came in...just waiting on front left strut now.

But yeah, I don't understand why this is taking so long...I'm half worried we'll get a notice that they are discontinued for some reason then I'm stuck with half the parts...
 

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Since August? Man, that is a long ass time. Do you have any of the shocks? I ordered mine through Summit and they sent parts as they came in...just waiting on front left strut now.

But yeah, I don't understand why this is taking so long...I'm half worried we'll get a notice that they are discontinued for some reason then I'm stuck with half the parts...
No, I haven't gotten anything yet. The other 3 seem readily available, so my friend's shop hasn't ordered them yet.

There is a coilover kit available now, so that's another option should Bilstein screw us.
 

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O ok...who makes those coilovers? I think I saw somewhere something about that but the brand and quality was questionable.
 

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