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Bilstein F4-VSE-0048644 - MDS Rear

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  1. 1999 BMW M3 Base
  2. 1998 BMW M3 Base
  3. 1997 BMW M3 Base
  4. 1996 BMW M3 Base
  5. 1995 BMW M3 Lightweight
  6. 1995 BMW M3 Base
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About this product

Part #: F4-VSE-0048644

Bilstein MDS (Modular Damping System) dampers are a premium motorsports product designed for professional road racing. The 2-way independent compression and rebound adjustment system provides 100 different setting variations for the ultimate in handling performance. The Easy Clip System (ECS) spring retainer system allows for rapid spring changes for easy at the track suspension tuning. MDS dampers are ideal for full-race car applications that demand exceptional versatility and fine tuning for track conditions. Bilstein MDS dampers provide proven performance and have taken many race cars to victory at races such as the 24 Hours of Le Mans and the 24 Hours of Nurburgring.

More Details

Adjustable DampingDouble Adjustable Compression and Rebound
Body DesignThreaded Body (Coilover)
Body Diameter (ID)46mm
Body MaterialAluminum
Boot IncludedNo
Collapsed Length (IN)14.69
Collapsed Length (MM)373
Compression @0.52m/sAdjustable
Extended Length (IN)19.98
Extended Length (MM)507.5
FinishHard Anodized
Internal DesignMonotube
Lower Mount Type15mm Heim
Piston TypeLinear
PositionRear
Rebound @0.52m/sAdjustable
SeriesMDS
TitleBilstein Shock Absorbers
Upper Mount Type15mm Heim
Additional Documents
  1. Technical Bulletinpdf
  2. Installation Instructionspdf
  3. Material Safety Data Sheetpdf
  4. Warrantypdf

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What made you choose this particular product?
Its Reputation and reliability, reviews from others who have this product and their awesome warranty. Ride quality is great, solid but not to still, Much better and more responsive than the St's I had on my MK6 GTI.
Is this your first time buying from this brand? Did you consider other brands?
Yes, and this will be the only brand of aftermarket suspension I will be buying.
Was it easy to install? Any installation tips that will help others?
Install was pretty straight forward as long as you have the right tools, for the VW's you need a spindle spreader. made this job much easier
Once you've had a chance to use the product, did it meet your expectations?
Met and exceeded my expectations
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Cayden Birch

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Cayden Birch
2002 BMW M5
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What made you choose this particular product?
Got an excellent deal and is one of if not the best coilover setup for the e39 m5
Is this your first time buying from this brand? Did you consider other brands?
No it is not my first time and yes i did consider other brands
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What made you choose this particular product?
Mix of ride quality and performance without the need for adjustment.
Is this your first time buying from this brand? Did you consider other brands?
Yes
Was it easy to install? Any installation tips that will help others?
Professional install fairly straightforward
Once you've had a chance to use the product, did it meet your expectations?
Yes they exceeded my expectations
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What made you choose this particular product?
Top quality leveling kit, most are just s simple spacer.
Is this your first time buying from this brand? Did you consider other brands?
No
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Richard MacIntosh

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Richard MacIntosh
2009 BMW 3 Series
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What made you choose this particular product?
These were installed by the previous owner.
Is this your first time buying from this brand? Did you consider other brands?
I haven't considered other options at this point.
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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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