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Monthly Archive for April, 2008

2005 Toyota 4Runner

QUESTION:   Hi, I just have a question regarding your Bilstein front shocks for my 2005 Toyota 4Runner SR5, V6 2WD. Front shock’s part # BE5-C513-HO. Will this work if I put a raised (lifted) coil springs (2″-2.5″) or perhaps use a regular coil spring height and just put a spacers to level the front […]

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Toyota Camry

QUESTION: Camry is a U.S. spec car it was just built in Japan instead of the U.S. They could have been manufactured in either country. I have no reason to believe that the suspension is any different as far as fitting the car, other than maybe the vendors used by the factory are probably different. […]

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Avalanche 2 inch lift

QUESTION: Avalanche has a 2″ READY LIFT torsion key set installed up fron to level/raise front end…33″ tires on stock 17’s. what is the best shock fit/ride/durability? ANSWER: If the ready lift company says to use a stock length unit, then any monotube brand we have should do. Such as Bilstein, KYB Monomax or KYB […]

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QUESTION: motorhome is bad with any wind conditions. Had motorhome for 3+ years. Springs squeak but seem OK. Has safe-t-steer installed. Will replacing springs/shocks help?   ANSWER: If the motothome chassis has twin tube low pressure units on it now, replacing those with a monotube design (such as a Bilstein) will give you better handling […]

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