Bilstein 5125 part numbers

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Bilstein 5125 part numbers

Postby srobertsfsj » Tue Oct 09, 2018 3:00 pm

Anyone running 5100's on a SOA/SF rig? If so, what part numbers did you get? The Bilstein website only shows XJ, CJ and YJ for 86.
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Re: Bilstein 5100 part numbers

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Re: Bilstein 5100 part numbers

Postby srobertsfsj » Wed Oct 10, 2018 9:56 am

thx MX, definitely an option. The 5125's are a little more than I wanted to spend right now.
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Re: Bilstein 5100 part numbers

Postby srobertsfsj » Wed Oct 10, 2018 10:02 am

actually reading about the the 5125's online it looks like that may be my only option for a SOA/SF. I guess the 5100's are for stock applications.

That being said, if anyone is running 5125's with SOA/SF, what are the PN's you used? thanks!
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Re: Bilstein 5100 part numbers

Postby JeepManiac » Wed Oct 10, 2018 2:27 pm

srobertsfsj wrote:actually reading about the the 5125's online it looks like that may be my only option for a SOA/SF. I guess the 5100's are for stock applications.

That being said, if anyone is running 5125's with SOA/SF, what are the PN's you used? thanks!


5125's are identical to 5100's, they are just sold by length (and ext/col measurements) rather than specific applications. You have many options to find the right size. If your current shocks are the right travel and lengths, measure those and buy comparable 5125's. Or go out to your rig and if possible measure from mount to mount so on and so forth. The most effective, but difficult method is to actually completely cycle your suspension from full droop to full compression and measure for shocks. If you do this you want to make sure your shocks are not your limiting factor on either compression or extension.

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Re: Bilstein 5125 part numbers

Postby srobertsfsj » Wed Oct 10, 2018 3:10 pm

I know I could measure everything but their website doesn't show the part numbers or specs so even if I know what I need I have no idea what PN to order. That is why I am asking. The website only allows you to pick a vehicle make/model and it doesnt even list FSJ's. :(
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Re: Bilstein 5125 part numbers

Postby Stuka » Wed Oct 10, 2018 4:56 pm

51xx are all the same "shock" is different lengths and valving.

You need to choose the shock by the end styles, and the length. Can probably find a similar vehicle in weight with the same ends and use that for valving.
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Re: Bilstein 5125 part numbers

Postby jpswapmohn » Wed Oct 10, 2018 5:11 pm

If i understand your question, go here: https://cart.bilsteinus.com/Portals/0/B ... 18-WEB.pdf
and scroll down, you will see the part numbers and sizes, etc. for the various versions of shocks..
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