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Bilstein Shock Question

bbraden

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Can anyone help me identify these shocks? The bypass shock most closely resembles 9100's per Bilstein's website. The piston(?) is 22mm. Are these shocks worth having? Are the bypass shocks completely tunable via the screws on the tubes, or will orifice changes still be required? Is there a way to tell which screws control rebound/compression? They're not labeled on any of the screws.

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Nothing wrong with those 9100's for what looks to be the current application. There are "better" shocks currently available, but those are completely rebuild-able and supported by Bilstein and independent shock tuners.

Looks like they have three staged compression bypass tubes (adjusters on bottom) and one rebound tube (adjuster on top). Just loosen the lock nut while holding the adjustment screw from turning and then turn the adjustment screw all the way in while holding the lock nut, and count the turns until it is all the way in. Write the number of turns, with a Sharpie, on the tube, so you know how many turns out the adjuster was and can return to that setting. Those should have approximately 11 to 14 turns available out from full closed (screwed all the way in) so that is your range of adjustment.

Keep 'em!
 
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