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Old 01-06-2013, 12:22 PM
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Originally Posted by vintage42 View Post
... Bilstein struts cannot use the OE bumper and cover, as they are designed to bump-stop internally and have an accordion cover.
As more detail, I got that from Turner Motorsports after I raised the issue. Here is their email reply to me:
I have contacted Bilstein directly and they said this shock does not require an additional bump stop as there is one internally built in to the shock absorber itself. Thatís why the shock looks the way it does and the dust cover WOULD NOT accommodate the factory bump stop.
Thank you!
Jason Gannett
Sales Manager | Turner Motorsport
978-388-7769 x-137
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