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Bilstein - B6 Performance (DampTronic) Rear (26-224572)

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Bilstein - B6 Performance (DampTronic) Rear

This part fits

  1. 2013 BMW M3 Base
  2. 2012 BMW M3 Base
  3. 2011 BMW M3 Base
  4. 2010 BMW M3 Base
  5. 2009 BMW M3 Base
  6. 2008 BMW M3 Base
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About this product

Part #: 26-224572

Bilstein B6 Performance (DampTronic) dampers are a performance upgrade to OE dampers designed to be paired with OE factory springs. All of the active features of the factory electronic suspension, along with the factory controls, will be retained with the installation of these dampers. Each damper is rigorously tested for quality that meets or exceeds OE standards and features application specific valve settings with a monotube design to bring out the best handling performance of a vehicle. B6 Performance (DampTronic) dampers will deliver improved safety and handling performance in a package compatible with factory electronic damping control.

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More Details

Boot IncludedBlue Straight
FinishYellow Paint
Internal DesignMonotube
Lower Mount TypeEye 12.1mm
SeriesB6 Performance (DampTronic)
TitleBilstein Shock Absorbers
Upper Mount TypeStem
Additional Documents
  1. Installation Instructionspdf
  2. Material Safety Data Sheetpdf
  3. Warrantypdf

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Josh Taylor

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Josh Taylor
2008 BMW M3
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What made you choose this particular product?
Bilstein and OE are the only options available for EDC equipped cars. Bilsteins are also considerably cheaper than OE and their B6/B8 line is better suited to performance vehicles with lowering springs.
Is this your first time buying from this brand? Did you consider other brands?
I've ran Bilstein's standard B6 dampers on my 2012 328i with great success. No other brands were in consideration because OE is the only other alternative.
Was it easy to install? Any installation tips that will help others?
Easy install in my garage by myself with basic hand tools. Take your time. No spring compressor or anything extra was needed.
Once you've had a chance to use the product, did it meet your expectations?
Performance was far above my blown out 127k mile factory shocks. Toggling the EDC modes makes a noticeable difference in softness. Comfort mode is still very well absorbed. Normal mode is firm, but not harsh. Sport mode is stiff, but also not harsh. It's great to have a usable suspension again! As for handling and track use, I'm now able to get on the throttle earlier and put the power down. Far better than worn out OE dampers and willing to bet these are way better than new OE dampers.
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About Bilstein

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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