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post #1 of 47 Old 10th May 2015, 06:10 PM Thread Starter
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New Bilstein E60 M5 EDC Shocks Installed

I just had my new Bilstein E60 M5 shocks installed by Bullet Performance in Costa Mesa CA with a new alignment. I'm also running H&R performance springs with RD Sport sways. A major improvement over the stock EDC shocks in terms of feeling much more connected to the road. I wanted to maintain the factory EDC capabilities and this upgrade really completes the suspension tweaks. There is a very minor re routing of the EDC wiring in the front shocks but it's not an issue. The boys are Turner very helpful. For those of you looking to upgrade your suspensions and want to maintain the EDC capabilities, it's a no brainer.
Bullet took install pics and I'll post them once I get the pics from the guys.
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How is the ride quality?

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I just had my new Bilstein E60 M5 shocks installed by Bullet Performance in Costa Mesa CA with a new alignment. I'm also running H&R performance springs with RD Sport sways. A major improvement over the stock EDC shocks in terms of feeling much more connected to the road. I wanted to maintain the factory EDC capabilities and this upgrade really completes the suspension tweaks. There is a very minor re routing of the EDC wiring in the front shocks but it's not an issue. The boys are Turner very helpful. For those of you looking to upgrade your suspensions and want to maintain the EDC capabilities, it's a no brainer.
Bullet took install pics and I'll post them once I get the pics from the guys.
I am worried about harshness on our crappy CT roeads

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post #3 of 47 Old 10th May 2015, 06:26 PM
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any pictures of them or the install? also what did the cost of just shocks come to if you don't mind?
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Nice, in for pics.. finally have a nice replacement over stock

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how much was install?

I will prob get these when my stock ones go out. I also have the same springs as u so this review is good!
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$700 includes 4 wheel alignment
I'm in the OC in So Cal
Bullet Performance is probably the best BMW Indy in the area
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Thanks for the writing about your initial impressions. Have been waiting for a review of these Bilstein struts for awhile. When my OEM ones go out I will likely switch to this option.


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Great post!


So how do you rate the OEM compared to these? Is OEM stiff setting equal to the soft of these or ?


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