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Old 05-22-2006, 11:19 AM   #1
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Bilstein?

whats the difference between bilstien HD and sport?
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Old 05-22-2006, 12:11 PM   #2
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Bilstein?

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HD will fit with regular springs. Sport are for use with shorter springs. The length is different.

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Old 05-22-2006, 12:41 PM   #3
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could i use H and R sports with Hd's?
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Hi:
You'd better check with an expert. I just bought mine from Turner Motorsport and they were very informative and helpful. I assume your H and R springs are shorter than stock, so the Sports Bilsteins are the correct ones.



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Old 05-22-2006, 05:42 PM   #5
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Hi:
HD will fit with regular springs. Sport are for use with shorter springs. The length is different.

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just wondering...the lengths are different, but is the valving the same?
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No, the valving is stiffer on the sports. HD's are generally marketed toward people who always have a lot of load in their car, or have a trailer attached. They're firmer, that's about it.

As far as I understand, there are 4 main shock classes (not including coilovers or race struts).
Comfort - pretty much an OE replacement
Touring Class - a slightly firmer strut
Heavy Duty - firmer yet, designed for added loads
Sport - stiffest street strut, designed for shorter springs

Not all applications have all 4 struts available to them.

http://www.bilstein.com/ProductDescriptions.pdf
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so would i be good with Hd bilsteins and h&r sports?
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Old 05-22-2006, 11:55 PM   #8
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no H&R sports are too low for the HD's get sports
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no, get bilstein sports
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