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Bilstein - B3 OE Replacement (Air) Rear Right (40-232003)

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  1. 2003 BMW 525i Base Wagon
  2. 2003 BMW 540i Base Wagon
  3. 2002 BMW 525i Base Wagon
  4. 2002 BMW 540i Base Wagon
  5. 2001 BMW 525i Base Wagon
  6. 2001 BMW 540i Base Wagon
  7. 2000 BMW 528i Base Wagon
  8. 2000 BMW 540i Base Wagon
  9. 1999 BMW 528i Base Wagon
  10. 1999 BMW 540i Base Wagon
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About this product

Part #: 40-232003

Bilstein B3 OE Replacement (Air) suspension air bags are designed to replace the original suspension air bags on select European brand vehicles. Bilstein is an OE supplier for air suspension systems; the quality of these products meets, and typically exceeds, the standards set forth by the vehicle's manufacturer. Each B3 OE Replacement (Air) suspension air bag is designed to connect directly into the original connectors on the vehicle, ensuring modification-free installation and restoration of the original feel of the vehicle.

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FinishBlack Paint
SeriesB3 OE Replacement (Air)
TitleBilstein Shock Absorbers
Additional Documents
  1. Material Safety Data Sheetpdf
  2. Warrantypdf

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What made you choose this particular product?
Installed Bilstein B6 shocks on a Chrysler Aspen and they changed the ride of that lumbering beast so much on their own. I felt confident in getting them for the Mustang after being on the fence about which brand go get for awhile.
Is this your first time buying from this brand? Did you consider other brands?
I considered adjustables from koni and rtr, but heard many enthusiasts found even on the firmest setting they were too soft for hard driving. Everyone has a different perspective though. Many said the Bilsteins were very firm and my experience with the Aspen on B6 shocks seemed consistent with that.
Was it easy to install? Any installation tips that will help others?
Very easy to install. Needs a 7mm (IIRC) hex socket to hold the shaft from the top as you tighen/loosen the nut. Use a spring compressor, install the strut mount, and slowly uncompress the spring while aligning the spring ends in the perches.
Once you've had a chance to use the product, did it meet your expectations?
Just awesome. Paired with BMR handling springs. Flat, neutral ride.
Any additional comments?
It seems I got the last pair available in Canada (according to a distributor) during spring 2018. Apparently more will come in August 2018. I found the last two on Amazon.ca and last I checked amazon.com had a few in the US.
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What made you choose this particular product?
I have always liked Bilstein’s products and seeing as they had a leveling strut kit, I decided to go for it.
Is this your first time buying from this brand? Did you consider other brands?
No, I have used their shocks before. I did consider brands such as King or Fox OEM series, but they are too expensive for a college kid budget.
Was it easy to install? Any installation tips that will help others?
The rear shocks were in and out. The front shocks took a very long time to install. Give yourself a good 4 hours or longer to get this job done. Due to the suspension geometry, when the shock is leveled to 2”, it is very hard to install.
Once you've had a chance to use the product, did it meet your expectations?
Works well!
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What made you choose this particular product?
I wanted stiffer suspension to accompany my lowering springs, and these did the trick.
What were you trying to accomplish by adding this product?
I was refreshing my suspension for the first time in the cars life (around 176,000 miles)
Was it easy install? Any installation tips that will help others?
No different than any other install really. Be sure and get strut top bushings and other things.
Once you’ve had a chance to use the product, did it meet your expectations?
Yes
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Tristan Bollinger

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Tristan Bollinger
1993 Chevrolet S-10
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What made you choose this particular product?
Bolt on solid performer
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Daniel Prasad

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Daniel Prasad
2006 Ford Fiesta
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What made you choose this particular product?
Great ride and handling when modding the standard OEM ford ones won't do well.
Is this your first time buying from this brand? Did you consider other brands?
Yes
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    For more than 50 years, BILSTEIN has been developing successful dampers used in motor racing. The dampers have already contributed to numerous title wins from Niki Lauda and Alain Prost in the Formula One, victories in the 24 h race on the Nürburgring or championship titles in the sports-car mastery. The BILSTEIN brand has been an integral part of the motor racing world.

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