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Old 03-16-2008, 06:08 PM   #1
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Anyone seen these coilovers

I have a set of front coilovers on the M3, it looks like they are made by Tokico. But it looks like the coilover setup is a sleeve, not built into the actual strut. Anyone seen these before. Does anyone know if they will work on Bilstein struts? I don't want to take them off until I know I can fit them on another strut.
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Old 03-16-2008, 06:22 PM   #2
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It says Ground Control right on them?! If so, they use Konis from the GC factory, but I am 99% sure Bilsteins work, too.
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Old 03-16-2008, 06:39 PM   #3
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I know they say ground control, the strut is also tokico, but not sure if they are just a sleeve or attached to the strut. just thought if anyone had any experience with these they could tell me before I take them off to see.
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Old 03-16-2008, 06:55 PM   #4
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best thing to do is check what model of bilstein struts you have because GC only makes a sleeve kit to fit one (1) strut model (there are 2 models of struts). i know this because i have the other bilstein model that didnt fit the sleeve kit. check your strut model and then call up GC to confirm they will fit that strut.
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I'm guessing you mean that GC works only with Bilstein Sport and not Touring model struts?
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I thought with coilovers it was a completely different thing, no more struts/shocks
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I thought with coilovers it was a completely different thing, no more struts/shocks
these are sleeves not true coil overs
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Old 03-26-2008, 03:18 PM   #8
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best thing to do is check what model of bilstein struts you have because GC only makes a sleeve kit to fit one (1) strut model (there are 2 models of struts). i know this because i have the other bilstein model that didnt fit the sleeve kit. check your strut model and then call up GC to confirm they will fit that strut.
do you know what model bilsteins fit, I called bilstein canada and they are telling me they do not make a strut to fit the GC sleeve.
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