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All_talk 01-25-2013 11:17 AM

Time to Replace the Spec B Struts...
 
Its time to replace the struts on my '07 Spec B. I'm quite happy with the stock package, I think its a great balance, a smooth easy driver and responds nicely when I asked for more. I drive 500 freeway miles a week so I'm not looking to give up much in ride quality. So my first thought was just go with OEM replacements... tell I saw the price.

I did a bit of searching and it looks like the HD Bilsteins are the most direct replacement and can be had for about half the price. But they are said to be a bit stiffer, so my question is how much stiffer than the stock Spec B strut? Am I going to notice a significant change?

Gary

Max Capacity 01-25-2013 11:20 AM

Contact Mike at www.infamousperformance.net

He can help you out. Don't bother going anywhere else.

wpmarky 01-25-2013 11:45 AM

HD's are 30%'ish more stiff, it's noticeable. PM'ed

Farfrumwork 01-25-2013 04:44 PM

Hey Gary (All Talk)

You used to own a gen 1 turbo Legacy and hang out on legacycentral, right?
I had a '93 turbo-Leg that I spent a lot of time with.

interesting we have the same car... again! (Love my stg2 specB)

Sorry, I'm not much help with your inquiry. Maybe look into re-valving (Feel, or something) your stockers?

ericem 01-25-2013 07:06 PM

Very familiar usernames I noticed from legacycentral I as well had a 94ss ^^ We all ended up with 07 lgt's :p

panamajack 01-25-2013 07:42 PM

now kiss?

Chris GTO TT 01-25-2013 08:34 PM

Pick up a used set of OEM Bilsteins and send them to Bilstein and have them rebuilt.

All_talk 01-25-2013 08:42 PM

Yep, I spent some time over on legacycentral when I had my '91 SS.

I think panamajack just wants to watch... perv.

All_talk 01-25-2013 09:00 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Chris GTO TT (Post 4263502)
Pick up a used set of OEM Bilsteins and send them to Bilstein and have them rebuilt.

Anybody have a cost on doing this?

suds2250 01-25-2013 09:25 PM

the pricing is on bilstein's site, but I think it is $85 for the fronts, $75 for the rear.

All_talk 01-28-2013 12:03 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by suds2250 (Post 4263551)
the pricing is on bilstein's site, but I think it is $85 for the fronts, $75 for the rear.

Anybody had their struts rebuild by Bilstein, what kind of turn around time are we looking at?

Gary

Max Capacity 01-28-2013 01:17 PM

Thought i read 3 weeks a few months back.


Hey, I just got a brainstorm of an idea. Call them and ask.


http://www.bilsteinus.com/products/s...e/service.html

That took all of a minute to find.

06silvarubiLGT 01-28-2013 02:20 PM

^lol.. now Max I know you had your coffee by now..
PM hicksta he had it done last year

kanazteck261 01-28-2013 02:36 PM

If you don't want to revalve them ill buy them off of you. My specb struts don't have much life left in them either.

Lmk
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06silvarubiLGT 01-28-2013 02:38 PM

well when someone takes theres off that need rebuilding PM me, I need to get some revalved for my pinks, the konis are gettin noisey already


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