a vehicle equipped with Bilstein Gas Pressure Shock Absorbers
is an exhilarating experience. There is, quite literally, nothing
like it. Unbelievable control and stability, precise handling,
ultimate performance, and incredible comfort.
Since it's inception over 40 years ago, Bilstein has been a
unique and driving force in the automotive suspension industry.
Bilstein was first to apply the patented gas pressure principle
to controlling ride characteristics on automobiles and introduced
the world's first monotube gas pressure shock absorber. Today,
Bilstein continues to be the leader in monotube gas pressure
shock absorber technology. No other manufacturer has been able
to equal the performance and enhanced ride characteristics of
Bilstein. The Bilstein name graces not only monotube gas pressure
shock absorbers, but also single and twin tube Macpherson strut
From racing and testing in Formula 1, NASCAR, SCCA, Rally, and Off
Road to original equipment on BMW, Ferrari, Jaguar, Mercedes-Benz,
Porsche, Subaru, Toyota and GM trucks, Bilstein Gas Pressure Shock
Absorbers have proven to be the best.
has become one of the leading shock manufacturers in the world
for over 40 years, specializing in high-pressure gas technology.
Bilstein is the world leader in gas pressure
shock absorber technology. At Thoroughbred Diesel we are proud to
be an authorized Bilstein full line dealer. All Bilstein products
come with a lifetime warranty.
shock bodies are precision formed through a unique seamless extrusion
process. This provides superior strength along with high finish tolerances
that are usually associated with surgical instruments. The finished
body is then mated with a solid, induction hardened steel chrome plated
and polished shaft, machined valving components and highest quality
seals. Combined with extreme attention to detail, Bilstein provides
you with the closest thing to a hand built shock available today.
Conventional shocks slowly lose efficiency and eventually
fail over a period of time causing excessive tire and suspension
wear. Bilstein Shocks continue to deliver optimum performance for
truck shocks are some of most widely used shocks for handling and
control. Whether you are looking for better control at highway speeds,
or some off-road driving on the weekends, Bilstein's are tough enough
to take on the job. Their monotube design eliminates any aeration,
and keeps the tires glued to the road. They are recognized around
the world, from the Sahara to South America, as some of the best shocks
for a harsh environment, because of their ruggedness and performance.
On Street Trucks, they will give you superior handling and crisp control,
so matter what your horsepower, you know the tires are sticking to
shocks key features:
steel chrome rod
Nitrogen gas filled (360 psi)
Used in Nascar
Used in SCORE
and PRO-TRUCK competition trucks
performance speaks for itself...
won 7 Winston Cup Championships on Bilsteins
Stewart won 11 manufacturer's Cup Challenge Titles on Bilsteins
Skinner won the Craftsman Truck Championship on Bilsteins
won 28 times in Late Model Dirt Modified on Bilsteins
won the Exxon GTS2 division in a Porsche on Bilsteins
Indy Pace Car was equipped with Bilsteins
truck shocks will be orderable at Thoroughbred Diesel very soon. If
you have the part #'s you need, give us a call for a price quote at