Bilstein Adjustable Shock Rods for Motorsport

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Ferrari 456 Load Leveling Shocks (How/ What/ Why)

We rebuild the rear load-leveling shocks found on Ferrari 456's; the system co-developed by Ferrari and Bilstein. It's a unique application in that one unit performs both the load level function, also dampens motion like a conventional shock absorber and has the Ferrari-Bilstein active damping system found on other Ferrari (and Corvette) applications from the [...]

Adjust Your Damping via iPhone or Android Smartphone – Bilstein iRC video

The BILSTEIN B16 ridecontrol® system now has an exciting new feature: the BILSTEIN iRC – a smart phone adjustable suspension system. The BILSTEIN iRC system allows your suspension to adapt to any type of driving situation automatically. When set to Auto Mode, the three-axis acceleration sensor reads vehicle speed and adjusts suspension damping in real [...]

How Big is the Range of Adjustment on Bilstein Shocks?

How large of a range of adjustment is available from a Bilstein? A question I get all the time; here's a quick shot of force vs. velocity data from an original equipment Ferrari F355 shock: This data shows four shocks set full stiff and one then re-tested set to full soft, which opens the adjuster [...]

Manually Adjusting Ferrari/ Bilstein Active Damping System

Manually adjusting shocks: Ferrari F355, 550, 456, Mondial T This likely applies mostly to the F355 crowd (due to popularity) but technically also applies to the 550, 456 and Mondial T as the shocks have the same active damping system.... I have a number of customers that have disabled the OE Ferrari/ Bilstein active damping [...]

How Spec Miata Bilstein Shocks Are Tested Effects The Results

So what happens when your Spec Miata Biltsein shocks are impounded by the technical inspection team, either post qualifying or post race? Here's a primer for what to look for when your dampers are getting tested and you're sweating, not knowing if your championship finishing position will stick or you'll be penalized as there's a [...]

BILSTEIN Equipped Teams Dominate the Podium at the Nürburgring 24 Hours Race

Poway, California (PRWEB) May 25, 2013 After one of the most dramatic 24-hour races to date at the famed Nürburgring race track, the five-time DTM champion Bernd Schneider and his teammates Sean Edwards, Jeroen Bleekemolen and Nicki Thiim steered their Mercedes-Benz SLS to victory, just two minutes and 39 seconds ahead of a hard charging [...]

Why should I invest in high-performance shocks?

"Why in the world would I invest $3,000 or more on one set of shock absorbers for my car? If I can get ______ shocks, which are marketed as performance shocks, for $100 each, what's the difference?" Of course, the real answer is not so simple; its foundation is in market factors, which drive engineering [...]