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      03-01-2006, 05:44 PM   #1
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Bilsteins or Koni's?

I talked to Bilstein today and they told me to expect their product in about 4 to 6 months. I came across the Koni's today. What would you do?

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between the two, i'd go with koni's. i really liked the koni's in my e34. common complaint of bilsteins is they're too stiff, and i have seen some cases of cars not being as low with bilsteins probably because they're high pressure shocks. for a little more for the koni's, you get adjustability and a nice ride.
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Thanks Rob! I had Koni's before also, but I've wondered about the Bilsteins. Now I have to devise a plan to...buy them

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anybody have experience about using KONI sport or KONI FSD
with other springs( H&R or EIBACH).
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I'd go with bilstien. I can't say exactly why, but i've heard nothing bad about them from people who have had the c/o on other cars.
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I ordered the Koni sports today, thanks for help and input!

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Where can you buy the konis now?
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Where can you buy the konis now?

I think there is at least one German online store on this board? I can't believe it would be too hard to find a place in Germany that sells Koni's, if not, the Bilsteins are already out in Germany!

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you guys can try this http://www.shox.com/ . located in el cajon, ca.
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