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Bilstein - B8 5100 (Ride Height Adjustable) Front (24-253154)

Shock Absorber

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  1. 2018 Chevrolet Colorado WT 4WD
  2. 2018 GMC Canyon Denali 4WD
  3. 2018 GMC Canyon SLT 4WD
  4. 2018 GMC Canyon SLE 4WD
  5. 2018 Chevrolet Colorado Z71 4WD
  6. 2018 Chevrolet Colorado LT 4WD
  7. 2018 GMC Canyon Base 4WD
  8. 2017 GMC Canyon Denali 4WD
  9. 2017 GMC Canyon SLT 4WD
  10. 2017 GMC Canyon SLE 4WD
  11. 2017 Chevrolet Colorado WT 4WD
  12. 2017 Chevrolet Colorado LT 4WD
  13. 2017 Chevrolet Colorado Z71 4WD
  14. 2017 GMC Canyon Base 4WD
  15. 2016 GMC Canyon SLT 4WD
  16. 2016 Chevrolet Colorado WT 4WD
  17. 2016 Chevrolet Colorado LT 4WD
  18. 2016 GMC Canyon SLE 4WD
  19. 2016 GMC Canyon Base 4WD
  20. 2016 Chevrolet Colorado Z71 4WD
  21. 2015 Chevrolet Colorado LT 4WD
  22. 2015 Chevrolet Colorado Z71 4WD
  23. 2015 GMC Canyon Base 4WD
  24. 2015 GMC Canyon SLE 4WD
  25. 2015 GMC Canyon SLT 4WD
  26. 2015 Chevrolet Colorado WT 4WD
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About this product

Part #: 24-253154

Bilstein B8 5100 (Ride Height Adjustable) shock absorbers are designed for trucks and SUV's with a front OE coilover style suspension. Multiple snap-ring grooves in the body allow for different spring seat positions, providing 0-2.75 inches of front lift (depending on application). The monotube shock absorbers feature a 46mm digressive piston a with self-adjusting deflective disc valve setting. Bilstein B8 5100 (Ride Height Adjustable) shock absorbers provide increased wheel travel and improved handling. Utilizing a B8 5100 (Ride Height Adjustable) shock absorber is the easiest way to level out your vehicle.

More Details

Body DesignSnap Ring Grooved Body (Coilover)
Body Diameter (ID)46mm
Boot IncludedBlack Bellows
Collapsed Length (IN)14.76
Collapsed Length (MM)375
Extended Length (IN)19.65
Extended Length (MM)499
FinishZinc Plated
Internal DesignMonotube
Lower Mount TypeEye 14.1mm
ReservoirNo
SeriesB8 5100 (Ride Height Adjustable)
TitleBilstein Shock Absorbers
Upper Mount TypeStem
Additional Documents
  1. Installation Instructionspdf
  2. Material Safety Data Sheetpdf
  3. Product Brochurepdf
  4. Warrantypdf

See what our community says about bilstein products

What made you choose this particular product?
Proven product, good price
Once you've had a chance to use the product, did it meet your expectations?
Needed no adjustments, handles amazing, feels like stock.
View on Andrew's build
Matthew Jones

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Matthew Jones
2013 Scion FR-S
What made you choose this particular product?
High quality and simple set up, perfect fitment.
Is this your first time buying from this brand? Did you consider other brands?
Yes. I did look at TEIN and Cusco, KW and others. TEIN's Flex Z were out of stock when I was looking. I found these Bilsteins from a forum member who bought them and never installed, so I got a great deal. The more I looked into them, the better they sounded.
Was it easy to install? Any installation tips that will help others?
Somewhat easy. Installing a full coilover setup takes about 4-6 hours if you have all your tools together and have done your research. Chances are, you will need camber adjustment, so get camber bolts for the fronts, and some adjustable lower control arms for the back, as well as adjustable toe arms. That way, when you get your alignment done, the technician can dial it in perfectly.
Once you've had a chance to use the product, did it meet your expectations?
They are a great setup, but at first they were real bouncy. I thought I had set the pre-load incorrectly, but after a few weeks they settled down. It will take a while to get the height set right, but once you get it where you like, it's great.
Any additional comments?
These do not have any damper adjustments, so if you need that, you might need the P16s.
View on Matthew's build
What made you choose this particular product?
OEM feel
View on Mike's build
What made you choose this particular product?
brand perception of quality. Lack of too much fiddly adjustment.
Is this your first time buying from this brand? Did you consider other brands?
Not my first time buying bilsteins shocks, but my first time buying adjustable coilovers from them. I considered KW as well.
Was it easy to install? Any installation tips that will help others?
The install was fairly easy. To make the fronts much easier, use ratcheting wrenches with angled heads. When doing the install on a lift, use a jack to support the rear subframe when disconnecting the shocks and lowering it. Also, lube up the top of the rear shocks where the original components get re-used, might get a little noise otherwise.
Once you've had a chance to use the product, did it meet your expectations?
Absolutely. The springs are definitely stiffer, but they're also much better matched to the dampers than the stock setup, so the car is much less bouncy and therefore is perceived to have better ride quality while still being firm. Top notch product.
View on Chris's build
What made you choose this particular product?
Inverted Mono tube design.
Is this your first time buying from this brand? Did you consider other brands?
no
Was it easy to install? Any installation tips that will help others?
yes
Once you've had a chance to use the product, did it meet your expectations?
NO
Any additional comments?
This was probably the most disappointing product i've installed. Biggest problem was that Bilstein clearly did not develop this kit. The spring rates do not match at all to the weight or weight balance of the car. They also used a poorly (yet strong) designed endlink mount. Beyond this, these are actually very strong and quality dampers. For the price they are not worth it, considering i have to spend another 1000+ dollars on new springs and strut plates.
View on Max's build
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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.

Benefits of adding this mod

Enhanced suspension products like shocks and springs play a critical role in creating a balanced high performance vehicle. Whether you want to attack the apex or mob the Moab, we have you covered with everything from coilover upgrades to high-rise lift kits. From faster cornering to more balanced stopping and acceleration, upgrading your stock suspension components will bring improvements you can feel for any street, track, or off-road build.

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