Driving Behavior Optimization By Applying Upside Down Shock Absorbers - Does Reversing Bring An Improvement? The targeted improvement of the driving dynamics and performance of a vehicle is usually achieved by replacing standard dampers with specially optimized high-performance dampers. BILSTEIN offers with …Continue reading "
BILSTEIN EVO S suspension for the Mercedes-Benz A-Class (W177)!
There are many competitors in the compact class: the A-Class from Mercedes-Benz competes with the class leader, the VW Golf. The entry-level Benz offers comfort and extras that are otherwise more familiar from the upper class or the luxury segment. Demanding customers of the Swabian ...Continue reading "
Development history and perspectives of the BILSTEIN Camper shock absorbers
Camper van owners seem to have been waiting for the BILSTEIN B6 camper shock absorbers. This is suggested by the brisk customer demand and the positive feedback from the trade press. As the owner of a camper van based on the Citroën Jumper, BILSTEIN product developer Matthias Becker knows exactly why: "Already ...Continue reading "
BILSTEIN EVO S suspension for the VW Caddy!
With the Caddy, Volkswagen has a particularly versatile vehicle in its range. The all-rounder is also in the fifth generation (SB) as a reliable transporter in car format and is not only very popular with families or tradespeople. With the BILSTEIN EVO S...Continue reading "
Sports and coilover suspension - We clarify!
Lowered is an absolute must-have in the tuning area. Sports and coilover suspensions are therefore very popular and in high demand among professionals. Surprisingly, some misunderstandings and errors about the products in demand persist. BILSTEIN gives expert tips for sensible lowering, ...Continue reading "
Countless variants: BILSTEIN B12 fits in almost all customer vehicles!
The BILSTEIN B12 sports suspension range is enjoying increasing popularity: More and more drivers, workshops and parts dealers are opting for the performance suspension. Reason enough for suspension specialist BILSTEIN to significantly expand the B12 range. With 285 new applications, an increase of 25 percent,...Continue reading "
Camper chassis are subject to increased wear!
Mobile homes are usually built on van chassis and also "inherit" their chassis configuration. However, campers are significantly heavier due to their fixed installations. A thorough chassis check in the workshop is therefore recommended before the start of the new camping season. Becomes a …Continue reading "
Storage of air spring systems: you have to pay attention to this!
Air spring systems are no longer only installed in luxury vehicles. Because only this technology offers the greatest possible comfort while driving with maximum safety reserves. After all, the pressure in the air spring struts can be adjusted to the respective vehicle condition (loaded/unloaded) and the driving situation...Continue reading "
Perfect control of chassis with damping force adjustment!
Through the use of aftermarket chassis with adjustable damping force, workshops can respond individually to customer requests. The BILSTEIN Academy explains the different options using the B16 and EVO T1 coilovers. With their help, it can be precisely determined for each customer whether the ...Continue reading "
Bilstein EVOS S coilover kit for the VW T7 Multivan!
The latest VW bus generation T7 is characterized not only by the most modern technology but also by an extremely successful design. Distinctive elements are the wide front end with painted bumper and a steeply sloping windscreen, as well as the low vehicle height. The bodywork is not ...Continue reading "
Bilstein! Which shock absorber is suitable for whom?
The seventh episode of the video series "Compact chassis - powered by BILSTEIN Academy" explains which BILSTEIN shock absorber is best suited to which application. What distinguishes BILSTEIN B4, B6 and B8? Shock absorber experts Rainer Popiol and Mustafa Yavuz provide important tips on how...Continue reading "
BILSTEIN world premiere for the VW T7 and other highlights!
Despite the extraordinary general conditions with strict hygiene requirements, around 100.000 car fans made the pilgrimage to the Essen Motor Show last year. This year, this value is likely to be easily exceeded. When the fair opens its doors from December 3rd to 11th, 2022 (Preview …Continue reading "
The most important facts about chassis!
Can I install springs and shock absorbers myself? Can you feel when the shock absorbers are worn out? What is the difference between high-quality and cheap spare parts? When it comes to the chassis in particular, motorists have many questions. On the other hand, a lot of half-knowledge and blanket statements are communicated. The experts of…Continue reading "
The BILSTEIN B6 shock absorber series is worth it for all camping fans!
The topic of camping is booming and extremely multifaceted. The spectrum ranges from motorhomes to caravans to tents or roof tents. In any case, the shock absorbers of the vehicle in question are faced with major challenges: In the case of a camper, it is the ...Continue reading "